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. She 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 and collective memory. Marina was selected as one of 30 Under 30 Women Photographers by Artpil. 

Shows:

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

Education:

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

Publications:

Online exhibition | F-Stop Magazine, April/May 2020  

Molokans | Dodho, 2019

Chief of the Airport | Republic, August 2019 

Molokans | Republic, August 2019

Molokans | Batenka, July 2019

Air Ambulance Services | Batenka, June 2019  

Chief of the Airport | S-T-O-L, June 2019 

The Ufa train disaster | Lenta.ru, June 2019

Molokans | Ogoniok (printed) / Kommersant, May 2019 

Air Ambulance Services | ИА REGNUM, May 2019

Chief of the AirportLenta.ru, April 2019