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, Saint Petersburg. Explores the larger world through close personal narratives that are centred around the lives of people in small communities. She focuses on the study of identity, isolation, ecology 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 Nuits Photographiques Pierrevert. 

Shows:

Pierrevert Nuits Photographiques, projection (Pierrevert, France) | 2019 

Awards:

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

Publications:

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

Education:

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

Contacts:

Email: balakina.info@gmail.com

WhatsApp / Telegram:  +7 999 201 57 89

Facebook: mari.balakina

Instagram: marina.balakina