About me

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1961 – born in Minsk, Belarus

1978-1983 – studentship at the Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics

1994 – joined the Belarusian Artists’ Union

2005-2006 – studentship at Artistic Workshops Photography Classes at the Belarusian State Academy of Arts

2005 – finished a course of lectures on the history and theory of artistic photography within the educational project titled “Light Room”

2007 – joined the “Photographic Art” artistic union

2012 – internship at the Rodchenko Moscow School of Photography and Multimedia

2017- awarded the UNESCO diploma

I specialize in the field of documentary and conceptual photography. Main topics of my photographic research are the daily routine, psychological states of an individual, person’s interrelations with the environment and behavior of individuals within the society.

My works are presented within the following collections

National Museum of Arts of the Republic of Belarus

The Museum of Contemporary Graphic Arts, Minsk, Belarus

The National Library of the Republic of Belarus

V. Maslennikov Mogilev Regional Arts Museum. Mogilev, Belarus

The Art Gallery at the Polotsk National Historical and Cultural Conservational Museum. Polotsk, Belarus

Art Gallery. Narva, Estonia

The Art Academy of Estonia. Tallinn, Estonia

Personal Exhibitions

2017      Sula. The Continuous. Lvov Historical Museum. Lvov, Ukraine

2017      Sula. The Continuous. International Women’s Festival “RaSAMAha 2017”. Baranovichi, Belarus

2017      Sula. The Continuous – 2. Museum of the History of Theater and Musical Culture (the House of Masons). Minsk, Belarus

2017      Their own Stories. Vitebsk Art Museum, Vitebsk, Belarus

2016      Independently. Gallery of the Church of St. Prokop, Trzebi?, Czech Republic

2016      The Experience of the Presence . Tatranska Gallery, Poprad, Slovakia

2016      Their own Stories. Yanka Kupala State Literary Museum of the Republic of Belarus, Minsk

2016      Sula. The Continuous. National Historical Museum of the Republic of Belarus. Minsk, Belarus

2016      The Return. National Center for Contemporary Arts. Minsk, Belarus

2015      The experience of the present, within the Month of Photography in Minsk, the House of Arts, Peshtyany, Slovakia

2014      Day seven, Erevan, Armenia

2014      Radio “Culture”: a visualisation. New Castle, Grodno, Gallery of the University of Culture, Minsk, Belarus

2013      Near Zero. within the Minsk Festival of Photography. The Gallery of the Minsk Public Photography Club. Minsk. Belarus

2011      Jetty.  TUT.BY Gallery. Minsk, Belarus

2011      Touching. The Art Gallery at the Polotsk National Historical and Cultural Conservational Museum. Polotsk, Belarus

2010      The Echoes of Silence. The National Museum of Arts of the Republic of Belarus, P.V. Maslennikov Mogilev Arts Museum, G. H. Vaschenko’s Gallery, Minsk-Mogilev-Gomel, Belarus

2010      Alone. The Museum of Contemporary Graphic Arts. Minsk, Belarus

2008      Letters Written with Light. The House Museum of Adam Mitskevich. The “World of Photography” Gallery Museum. Novogrudok-Minsk, Belarus

2007      Interactions with the Present. Saint-Petersburg. The “Znyata” gallery. Minsk, Belarus

Collective Exhibitions

2018      International Festival of Contemporary Art «Art-Minsk 2018». The Palace of Art. Minsk, Belarus

2018      Special photo. The Museum of the History of Belarusian Cinema, Minsk, Belarus

2017      Minsk Photo Weekend.  BLIQUE Art Gallery, Minsk, Belarus

2017      Polyphonic art exhibition “The City”. The Palace of Arts, Minsk, Belarus

2017      Vortex preview.  Minsk Festival of Photography. The Ў Gallery. Minsk, Belarus

2017      Short-list. The National Centre of Contemporary Arts. Minsk, Belarus

2016      Considerations on the Landscape. The Centre of Contemporary Arts “Vinzavod” “Workshop gallery”. Moscow, Russia

2016      Under construction. Photogallery Heeder. Krefeld, Germany

2016      Following Scaryna’s Path to Prague. Art gallery of Strahov Monastery. Prague, Czech Republic

2016      Concrete Misconceptions. The National Centre of Contemporary Arts. Minsk, Belarus

2016      Autumn Beauty Salon. Arts Museum. Vitebsk, Belarus

2016      The Odyssey. The National Centre of Contemporary Arts. Minsk, Belarus

2015      Pahonia 1990-2015.  An anniversary exhibition of the “Pahonia” section at the Belarusian Artists’ Union. The Palace of Arts. Minsk, Belarus

2015      We are the Eastern Partnership. Tbilisi State Academy of Arts. Tbilisi, Georgia

2015      Photo-portrait 2015. Biennale in honour of Stepan Nazarenko. Ivano-Frankovsk. Ukraine.

2014      Seven. The Gallery at the National Academy of Arts. Minsk, Belarus

2014      Avant-gARTe. From a Square to an Object. An exhibition of contemporary art. National Exhibition Centre “Belexpo”. Minsk, Belarus

2014      Steps. A collective exhibition of Belarusian photographers within the Minsk Photography Festival. The Museum of the History of Minsk. Minsk, Belarus

2013      Vis  legibus est enimica. Violence is the Enemy of the Right. Exhibition space “TSECH”. Minsk, Belarus

2013      Freedom of the Press: the Right to Know, Say Cheese.  The OSCE office in Erevan, Armenia

2013      Palanga – the cultural capital of Lithuania. An international seminar and an exhibition. Palanga, Lithuania

2013      A Document and an Image. An International exhibition of photography within the Minsk Festival of Photography. The Museum of the History of Minsk. Minsk, Belarus

2012      NOVA. The very best. A happening exhibition. The Visual Arts Gallery NOVA. Minsk, Belarus

2012      First Minsk triennial exhibition of contemporary art BelExportArt-2012. The “BelExpo” National Exhibition Centre. Minsk, Belarus

2012      PoSTULate. The Gallery at the University of Culture. Minsk, Belarus

2012      The Second Belarusian Spiritual Art Festival, the Palace of Art. Minsk, Belarus

2011      XXI Saint-Petersburg photography fair The “Manezh” Central Exhibition Hall. Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2011      International Photography Contest The Planet of Children. The Vernadsky Library, Kiev, Ukraine

2010      The Seven Kinds of Me. Portrait – Self-Portrait. Moscow House of Nationalities. Moscow, Russia

2010      Forgotten by the Urbanization. The Gallery on the Bogdan Khmelnitski Bridge. Moscow, Russia

2010      «Minsko» fotoklubo paroda.Vilniaus fotografjos galerija. Vilnius, Lithuania

2010      Belarusian Photography from the Capital and from the Province, the To Вe project and 4che studio. The Belyaevo Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2009      Taken in Minsk. The Privat life exhibition project. The NOVA Gallery of Graphic Arts. Minsk, Belarus

2009      Means of City Cartography: flaneuse experience? The Maksim Bogdanovich Literary Museum. Minsk, Belarus

2009      Dach-9. The International Festival of Contemporary Art. The Palace of Arts. Minsk, Belarus

2008      Taken in Minsk. The Town people exhibition project. The NOVA Gallery of Graphic Art. Minsk, Belarus

2008      A photo exhibition dedicated to the International Earth Day, organized by the US Embassy in the Republic of Belarus. The US Embassy in the Republic of Belarus, Minsk, Belarus

2007      A Woman’s Perspective on the Daily Routine.  The House of Cinema. Minsk, Belarus

2007      Taken in Minsk. The My Minsk exhibition project. The NOVA Gallery of Graphic Art. Minsk, Belarus

2007      Loshitsa. A collective photography project. The NOVA Gallery of Graphic Art. Minsk, Belarus

2007      A Republican contest My Belarus. The National Museum of History of the Republic of Belarus, Minsk, Belarus

2007      Art-step. An international art exhibition. The Racourse Gallery at the National Library of the Republic of Belarus. Minsk, Belarus

2007      The Second Wave, ТМ. An exhibition of works by the graduates of educational studios “Art Workshops” at the Belarusian State Academy of Arts. The Belarusian State Academy of Arts Gallery. Minsk, Belarus

2007      A Woman’s Perspective on the Daily Routine.  The House of Cinema. Minsk, Belarus