Elena Kalyuzhnaya is a contemporary documentary photographer. 

Elena appreciate authentity of rural area and its traditions. Human place in a society, human rights and life in post-wars and problematic regions are main topics of her work. 


CV

Education:

2021 — VII Academy online workshop.
2021 — Prodlenka, bookmaking workshop, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

2021 — Perfomance with Jana Romanova, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

2021 — Workshop with Jury Kozyrev, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

2020-2021 — Fotografika Academy of Documentary Photography, Saint-Petersburg, Russia. 

2020 — Bookmaking workshop with participation of Kummer & Herrman, Tbilisi, Georgia.


Exhibitions/Festivals:

2022 — Poyasia exhibition at the Mindful Art Forum (MAF), Seoul, South Korea.

2021 — Curator choice for online exhibition by Float magazine.

2021 — Book market “Winzavod”, Moscow, Russia, 42°13′35″ N 43°58′10″ E.

2021 — Group exhibition “Family portrait”, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, “that Elena”.

2020 — Group exhibition “Architecture of personal project” online, “Hranilishe”.


Publications/Awards:

2022 — Award of Excellence POY Asia 2022, Cultural practices.

2021 — Winner at Vilnus Photo Circle 2021, Homework contest.

2021 — Special mention by jury, Russian young photographers book 42°13′35″ N 43°58′10″ E.

2021 — Publication at Mngfl, “Tea talks”.

2021 — Bronze finalist at Budapest Photo Award Student category 2021.

2021-2020 — Publication at Republic.ru.

2020 — Publication at Takiedela.ru,.

2020 — Publication at Dodho Magazine.

2020 — Publication at Regnum.

2018 — Finalist at Ariano film festival 2018.