BIO

Contact me: vaskatia@gmail.com
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1977, Russia, St.Petersburg,  2012 - 2015, UK, Canterbury, from 2015 Russia, St.Petersburg
 
I’m an independent photographer, working at the intersection of the genre, documentary and art photography.
 
Photographic Education:
2009-2010 A course Photojournalism of Anatoly Maltsev
2010 The city environment – Alexander Petrosyan’s course
2010-2011 Faculty of Photojournalism in the name of UA Galperin, Curator Tatiana Plotnikova 
2010-2011 Online learning "Objective reality", Curator Jörg M. Colberg
                 
2011-2012 Nordic Photography Experience Program:

- Workshop with Arja Hyytiainen “Personal photography: from diary to fantasy”

- Workshop with Morten Andersen “Photographs, projects, books”

2011-2013 Edu­ca­tional pro­gram “Pho­tog­ra­phy As Research”, Foun­da­tion “FotoDe­par­ta­ment” Nadezhda Shereme­tova “Pho­tog­ra­phy On Limit”, Olga Dzhola “Intro­duc­tion to The­ory of Photography”, Igor Lebedev "Theory and practice of contemporary photography"
 
Selected awards and exhibitions: 
 
2017 - Finalist In/Out Transylvania Photo Festival Road to Petergof 
2017 - Solo exibition: Neva. River for people, people for river/ 24.06 - 31.08, Alles Mogliche Gallery, Berlin 
2017 - Group exhibition: Urban Layers, La Triennale di Milano, Museo Fotografia Contemporanea  Road to Petergof 
2017 - Focus Photography Festival  Road to Petergof  
2016 - Nominee Photography Grant (Category - OUTDOOR) Chalk 
2016 - Finalist Slideluck Prato   Road to Petergof 
2016 - Finalist INDIAN Photography Festival HYDERABAD   Group exhibition: State Art gallery Madhapur
           After the  Firebird
2016 - Solo exhibition: 40 days of High and Low Tides/ 21.07 - 21.08, Art of Foto Gallery, St. Petersburg
2016 - Finalist FESTIVAL PHOTONIC MOMENTS (Slovenia)     Road to Petergof 
2016 - Finalist FESTIVAL URBAN LAYERS  Road to Petergof 
           Group exhibition: Bitumi Photofest (Lecce, Italy)
           Group exhibition: Museum of Photography Photobiennale (Thessaloniki, Greece)
           Group exhibition: Upho festival (Malaga, Spain)  
2016 - Finalist Slideluck Naples and Trieste   After the Firebird
2016 - 50 most interesting contemporary photographers of Russia and Ukraine, Dostoevsky Photography Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands   
2015 - Group exhibition: Metenkov House Museum of Photography (Ekaterinburg, Russia) Russian season 
2014 - Finalist Street Photography from Eastern Europe  8-31.07.2014 / Lublin, Poland, 31 6.09.2014/Nancy,France
2014 - Finalist  You know what I’m seeing - An international photography group show, Curated by Gwen Lafage (Carte Blanche Gallery) 18 - 28.04.2014, San Francisco
2013 - Finalist of the "Young Photography 2013  2/2 ", St. Petersburg
2013 - Finalist  "International Festival of Photography PHOTOVISA"   Russian season 
2013 - Finalist of the "Young Photography 2013  1/2 ", St.Petersburg 
2012 - Laureate  "Young photographers of Russia 2012" 
2011 - Award of K. Bulla Fund (St.Petersburg) - 1nd place, (nomination  People and Faces)
   
Online  publications: 
2017 
    Urbanautica  Neva river 
    Edge of Humanity Magazine Neva river 
    Critical Mess  After the Firebird 
    Wobneb Magazine  After the Firebird + interview 
    COLTA  Neva river (rus) 
    Art Narratives  After the Firebird + interview 
    Urbanautica  Road to Petergof 
    Dodho Magazine  After the Firebird
2016
    Russia beyond the headlines  Russian season 
    Yet magazine    Road to Petergof 
    Private   CHALK 
    C41Magazine After the Firebird 
    PhotoArtMag  Road to Petergof 
    Private  The magic mountains 
    Tvoya istoria (rus) Mathematics
    COLTA Road to Petergof (rus)
    PDN magazine  After the Firebird 
    Edge of Humanity Magazine After the Firebird 
    Bleek magazine - book 40 days ... (en)
    Bleek magazine - book 40 days ... (rus)
    Dodho Magazine - book 40 days ...
    The Independent photo book
    The World seen through images PHOTOGRAPHY  29.01.2016 CHALK
    F-STOP Interview about my story ''After the Firebird'' and a new story ''Road to Petergof''
    F-STOP issue Wonder-Full, Featured artist - After the Firebird
    WorkshopX After the Firebird
2015
    Bleek magazine 27.12.2015 Russian season (rus)
    Fotografia magazine  20.12.2015 After the Firebird
    Private 17.12.2015 After the Firebird
    Saint Lucy  After the Firebird
    Dodho Magazine 15.10.2015  CHALK
    Revista OLD № 49 + interview (p. 51-67) 40 days...
    Bleek magazine 10.09.2015  CHALK
    Kiosk der demokratie 23.07.2015  Inside of
    Phosmag magazine  03.06.2015  After the Firebird
    Bleek magazine  26.05.2015 40 days ...
    Square Space Magazine № 11  (p.180-195) 40 days ...
    LITRO 17.05.2015 40 days ...
    Of the land us 40 days...
    Dodho Magazine 2.05.2015 40 days of high and low tides
    The Lucky Jotter 40 days...
    YourDailyPhotograph.com 14.04.2015
    Private  10.04.2015 40 days of high and low tides
    Urbanautica 31.03.2015 40 days of high and low tides
    Dodho Magazine 24.02.2015  Russian season
    Mud Season: interview  30.01.2015
    Mud Season Review  Issue 5, 2015 Russian season
    Modern Poetry Review  Winter 2015  Russian season
2014
    YourDailyPhotograph.com  28.11.2014
    Tonelit № 10  After the Firebird
    YourDailyPhotograph.com 7.10.2014
    LensCulture  After the Firebird
    Private  30.05.2014  Monastic island Konevets 
    YourDailyPhotograph.com   6.04.2014
    LensCulture   Saudade 
    "Loeil de la photographie" magazine: 2014-03-22 Saudade
    LensCulture  Russian season 
    Tonelit № 5  Russian season
2013-2011
    Colta 1.10.2013  Inside of (rus)
    Darwin magazine: 2013-09-23  
    Deep sleep: № 9 
    Le Journal De La Photographie: 2013-07-13 Presence 
    One Giant Arm
    Tonelit № 3 
    Naturae: on JUNE 6, 2013
    Leica (China) 2013-04-23  
    Le Journal De La Photographie: 2013-03-30  Whisper 
    Feature shoot Russian season
    F Magazine
    SPB Photographer: interview (rus)
    BLUR magazine № 24
 
Publications in print magazines:
Halation Magazine Autumn 2015 (USA), 491 Magazine № 10  (USA), The Sun № 12, 2014 (USA), Jungle World 2014(Germany),    Civilization № 5, 2014 (China),   Civilization № 8, 2013 (China), Nevskoe vremia 2012-2015  (St.Petersburg, Russia),  Foto&Video 2011 - 2013 (Moscow, Russia), Professional Photographer 2010 (UK)
 
 
Art of Foto Gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia
Bolshaya Konyushennaya 1
Saint Petersburg 
Russia
 
Photo agency "Plainpicture",  Germany
 

Since 2016  Lecturer  at  the  Art of Foto Galery (St. Petersburg, Russia) 

Since 2017  Lecturer at the Peterburgsky Photograf (St.Petersburg, Russia)