Alina Desyatnichenko (b. 1991) is a documentary photographer based in Krasnodar, Russia. Born in Uzbekistan, at the age of 16 moved to Russia. Traveled a lot through Russia, Ukraine, Caucasus, Middle East, Cuba, and Mexico. In personal projects explores the category of ideal, considering this theme in different social contexts.

     

awards, exhibitions and screenings 

2018 — "Nesluchayniy svidetel'", group exhibition at the Open space (St. Petersburg, Russia) / eco-watchmen

2018 — "Working group // the identity department", group exhibition at the art center Tipografia (Krasnodar, Russia) / alpha-paradise

2018 — "I'm the cossack", personal exhibition at ZARYA Center for Contemporary Art (Vladivostok, Russia)

2017 — "Neigrovoe. Lichniy opit", screening of short documentaries made within Summer school at the art center Baraban (Tula, Russia) / radio chanson

2017 — screening of short documentaries made within Summer school on the 3rd festival of DIY-culture "Gorizontal" (Moscow, Russia) / radio chanson

2017 — screening of short documentaries made within Summer school in Fotografika (St. Petersburg, Russia) / radio chanson

2017 — "Russian forest", group exhibition at the art center Tipografia (Krasnodar, Russia)

2017 — "Nesluchayniy svidetel'", group exhibition at the open space of Human rights House (Voronezh, Russia) / eco-watchmen

2017 — "The Door in the Wall", personal exhibition at the Metenkov's House Museum (Yekaterinburg, Russia)

2017 — "Bring Your Own Beamer Vol. 2", group exhibition of video art in the Yeltsin Center (Yekaterinburg, Russia)

2017 — "Nesluchajnyj svidetel'", "Human rights agents" category / special award

2016 — "PhotogrVphy Grant", "People" category / honorable mention

2016 — "VKimrah", group exhibition at the community center "40 years of October" (Kimry, Russia)

           

artist residencies

2018 — artist residency based on ZARYA Center for Contemporary Art (Vladivostok, Russia)

2017 — artist residency of the Metenkov's House Museum (Yekaterinburg, Russia)

                      

collaborative projects              

2015 — "Epistle-70" project about veterans of the Second World War in Russia and the CIS

         

education 

2017 — Yuri Kozyrev photography workshop at Fotografika in Saint Petersburg

2017 — documentary film workshop at Summer school

2017 — self-proclaimed Krasnodar Institute of Contemporary Art by the ZIP group

2016 — Tatiana Plotnikova photography workshop at Mediapolygon in Rostov-on-Don

2016 — Andrei Polikanov photography workshop at Summer school

2016  school of modern photojournalism "DocDocDoc" by Mikhail Domozhilov 

2015 — photo-reportage workshop at Summer school of "Russian reporter" magazine

2014 — photo-reportage workshop at Summer school of "Russian reporter" magazine

2012 — Mediapolygon of "Russian reporter" magazine in Yekaterinburg

2012 — political science workshop at Summer school of "Russian reporter" magazine

2012 — Mediapolygon of "Russian reporter" magazine in Kazan

2011 — reportage workshop at Summer school of "Russian reporter" magazine

2009 — educational forum Seliger, "Youth tourism" session

 

publications

The Calvert Journal, Colta, Mediazona, Afisha Daily, Takie dela, Sekret firmi, Bird In Flight, Vedomosti, RBC, Russia Beyond The Headlines, Russian reporter, Seasons, Knife.media, Zapovednik.space, GEO, Dekoder, F-Stop, Positive magazine, Dodho, Russian planet, Yugopolis, Yuga.ru, etc.