Marina Balakina

Documentary photographer and visual storyteller. Was born in the Sverdlovsk region of Russia, now is based in Yekaterinburg. She is a graduate School of Modern Photography Docdocdoc. She focuses on the study of identity, isolation and collective memory. Marina was selected as one of 30 Under 30 Women Photographers by Artpil. She is a became a participant in the projection festival Les Nuits Photographiques de Pierrevert. 


2020 | ARTPIL — 30 Under 30 / Women Photographers | selected 


2019 | Les Nuits Photographiques de Pierrevert, projection | Pierrevert, France


F-Stop Magazine, Dodho, PRIVATE photo review,, ИА REGNUM, Ogoniok, Batenka, S-T-O-L, Republic, Kommersant.


2020 | Emergency safety and security training for media professionals, Russian humanitarian mission and ICRC | Moscow, Russia 

2020 | Canon Student Development Programme at Visa pour l’image 

2020 | The Boris Nemtsov Summer School of Journalism and Cultural Studies  

2017 − 2019 | School of Modern Photography Docdocdoc | Saint Petersburg, Russia

ABOUT. Marina Balakina ∣ documentary photographer