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Yana Vasilyeva (b. 1986 Krasnodar, Russia) is a contemporary artist working with photography and installation/sculpture; currently lives in Krasnodar, Russia. Her work relies on visual codes and symbolism often portraying interaction of human and nature, human and society and their mutual penetration; cohabitation between self-expression, freedom of thought and equality; themes of memory and personal mythology.

She is a recipient and finalist of numerous international photo awards: International Photography Awards, USA; Prix de la Photographie Paris; Fine Art Photography Awards, London; Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers; GoSee Awards, Berlin, etc. Her projects have been exhibited internationally in biennales and festivals such as Berlin Foto Biennale, Germany; Incart Festival d'Art Contemporari and Barcelona Foto Biennale, Spain; Head On Photo Festival, Australia;  International Festival of Photography PhotoVisa, Russia; Pingyao International Photography Festival, China.

EDUCATION

2009 - Master of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy, Kuban State University, Krasnodar, Russia

2019 - Krasnodar Institute of Contemporary Art curated by the ZIP group, Krasnodar, Russia

EXHIBITIONS

2019

Blossoms of the Unknown Grounds, Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China (solo) 

XIV edició d'Art i Copes, Can Planes Museum of Contemporary Art, Sa Pobla, Spain (group)

Form, CICA Museum, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea (group)

Museum of Modern Malware, Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas, USA (group)

Palm Springs Photo Festival, Annenberg Theatre of the Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, USA (group)

Corporealities, PH21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary (group)

Net menya odney, Wall-online, Saint Petersburg, Russia (group)

Festival of the Theatrical Photography, The Krasnodar Regional Art Museum named after Fyodor Kovalenko, Krasnodar, Russia (group)

Festival of the Theatrical Photography, Gallery, Krasnodar, Russia (group)

Young Photographers of Russia, Kaluga Museum of Fine Arts, Kaluga, Russia (group)

The state award in the field of contemporary art ''Innovation'', National Center for Contemporary Arts Arsenal, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia (group)

Art Flow, Tsaritsyno Museum-Reserve, Moscow, Russia (group)

Libertas, Art Center Bronze Horse, Krasnodar, Russia (group)

Head On Photo Festival, 107 Projects, Sydney, Australia (group)

Nothing is happening, Typography Centre for Contemporary Art, Krasnodar, Russia (group)

2018

Garden of Eden, International Festival of Photography PhotoVisa, Glyuk Art Studio, Krasnodar, Russia (solo)

Meet the senses (joint project with the ZIP group), MEGA Adygea-Kuban, Novaya Adygea, Russia (solo)

Berlin Photo Week, The EyeEm Festival & Awards, Supermarkt, Berlin, Germany (group) 

Barcelona Foto Biennale, Nau Bostik, Barcelona, Spain (group)

Supercover, Typography Centre for Contemporary Art, Krasnodar, Russia (group)

Results of the walk, Land art, Typography Centre for Contemporary Art, Krasnodar, Russia (group)

Head On Photo Festival, Paddington Town Hall, Sydney, Australia (group)

Noto Fior di Foto, Festival of Infiorata, Teatro Comunale Tina Di Lorenzo, Noto, Italy (group)

Energy of the future, Typography Centre for Contemporary Art, Krasnodar, Russia (group)

Young Photographers of Russia, Russian State Library for Young Adults, Moscow, Russia (group)

Spring, ZIP, Krasnodar, Russia (group)

 

2017

Draw with color, The Krasnodar Regional Art Museum named after Fyodor Kovalenko, Krasnodar, Russia (group)

Night Of The Arts, Regional Showroom of Fine Arts, Krasnodar, Russia (group)

Cinematography, Regional Showroom of Fine Arts, Krasnodar, Russia (group)

More, Regional Showroom of Fine Arts, Krasnodar, Russia (group)
Young Photographers of Russia, Russian State Library for Young Adults, Moscow, Russia (group)
Incart Festival d'Art Contemporari, Claustre de Sant Domingo, Inca, Spain (group) 
Elements of Science, Center for Cultural Development, Pushchino, Russia (group)

Happiness, ZIP, Krasnodar, Russia (group)
Theatrical Photography, Odin Teatr, Krasnodar, Russia (group)

Festival of the Theatrical Photography, Regional Showroom of Fine Arts, Krasnodar, Russia (group)

 

2016

Berlin Foto Biennale, Palazzo Italia, Berlin, Germany (group) 

The EyeEm Festival & Awards, Heimathafen Neukölln, Berlin, Germany (group) 

 

2015

Deus ex machina, AngART, Krasnodar, Russia (group)

AWARDS AND ACCOLADES

2019

Finalist - Portrait category - GoSee Awards - Berlin, Germany.

Honorable Mention - Book: Fine Art - International Photography Awards - Los Angeles, USA.

Honorable Mention - Book: Self Published - International Photography Awards - Los Angeles, USA.

Laureate - Category 'The Face' - Festival of the Theatrical Photography - Krasnodar, Russia.

 

2018

Winner - International Photobook Festival Supercover (contest for the book publication) - Krasnodar, Russia.

Winner - Portraitist category - EyeEm Photography Awards - Berlin, Germany.

Finalist - Still Life category - EyeEm Photography Awards - Berlin, Germany.

Finalist - STILLS category - GoSee Awards - Berlin, Germany.

Honorable Mention - Fine Art: Still Life Category - International Photography Awards - Los Angeles, USA.

Best of PhotoVogue, Vogue Italia curated by Alessia Glaviano - Milan, Italy.

Winner - In-Between: Premonition - International Festival of Photography PhotoVisa - Krasnodar, Russia.

Finalist - Portrait Category - Head On Photo Festival - Sydney, Australia.

Nominee - Fine Art - Fine Art Photography Awards - London, UK. 
Nominee - Nudes - Fine Art Photography Awards - London, UK. 
Nominee - Abstract - Fine Art Photography Awards - London, UK. 

 

2017

Portfolio Review Winner - International Festival of Photography PhotoVisa - Krasnodar, Russia.

Gold Winner - Fine Art: Abstract Category - International Photography Awards CIS - Los Angeles, USA.
Gold Winner - Fine Art: Other Category - International Photography Awards CIS - Los Angeles, USA.
Gold Winner - Fine Art: Still Life Category - International Photography Awards CIS - Los Angeles, USA.
Fine Art 3rd Category Winner - International Photography Awards CIS - Los Angeles, USA.

Silver Winner - Nature: Flowers Category - International Photography Awards CIS - Los Angeles, USA.

Bronze Winner - Fine Art: Portrait Category - International Photography Awards CIS - Los Angeles, USA.

Finalist - NUDE category - GoSee Awards - Berlin, Germany.

Winner - Project Category - Elements of Science Photo Contest - Pushchino, Russia.

Nominee - Fine Art - Fine Art Photography Awards - London, UK. 
Nominee - Conceptual - Fine Art Photography Awards - London, UK. 
Nominee - Portrait - Fine Art Photography Awards - London, UK. 

Laureate - Photo Series Category - Festival of the Theatrical Photography - Krasnodar, Russia.

Laureate - Multimedia Category - Festival of the Theatrical Photography - Krasnodar, Russia.

 

2016

Silver Winner - Fine Art: Still Life Category - International Photography Awards - Los Angeles, USA.

Honorable Mention - Fine Art: Portrait Category - International Photography Awards - Los Angeles, USA.

Honorable Mention - Fine Art: Still Life Category - International Photography Awards - Los Angeles, USA.

Honorable Mention - Nature: Flowers Category - International Photography Awards - Los Angeles, USA.

Bronze Winner - Portraiture: Other Category - Prix de la Photographie Paris - Paris, France.
Honorable Mention - Fine Art: Other Category - Prix de la Photographie Paris - Paris, France.

Finalist - NUDE category - GoSee Awards - Berlin, Germany.

Finalist - STILLS category - GoSee Awards - Berlin, Germany.

Finalist - Portraitist category - EyeEm Photography Awards - Berlin, Germany.

Finalist - Le plus grand concours photo du monde - Paris, France.

 

2015

Finalist - Fine Art - 8th Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers - York, UK.
Finalist - Nude & Figure - 8th Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers - York, UK.

Finalist - Altered Images category - 13th Smithsonian Photo Contest - Washington, D.C., USA.

Editor's Pick - Series Category - LensCulture Portrait Awards - Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Honorable Mention - Fine Art: Other (Interaction) - International Photography Awards - Los Angeles, USA.

Honorable Mention - Fine Art: Other (Molecule...) - International Photography Awards - Los Angeles, USA.

Honorable Mention - Fine Art: Nudes Category - International Photography Awards - Los Angeles, USA.

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