Olga Ingurazova is a directing visual artist and camerawoman born in Russia in 1985.

She began her carrier as a photojournalist documenting post-conflict recovery and the aftermath of separatist movements. In 2015 she was named to the shortlist of Magnum Photo’s "30 under 30" emerging documentary photographers, and was listed as one of Photo Boite’s “30 under 30 women photographers” to watch.

Pursuit of Olga in her autonomous work is to explore social and environmental issues through the prism of her interest in human self-identity and cultural setting. Becoming a subject of her own researches on a par with the characters of her stories.

Today Olga contributes editorial work to broadcast media worldwide. But her genuine interests lie in the fields where the audience meets and adapt the actual manifestations of visual arts.
She strives to collaborate more in transmedia art projects, where artists, their subjects and public become a united community, revealing possibility for new social and cultural coherences. 

STUDIES  |  INTERNERSHIPS

  • Lomonosov Moscow State University | Photojournalism | Moscow, Russia || 2010 - 2012
  • High School of Film and Television Ostankino | Television director and producer | Moscow, Russia || 2006 - 2008

WORKED IN FOLLOWING LANDS

Brazil | Belgium | Croatia | Czech Republic | Dominican Republic | France | Georgia | Germany | Greece | Italy | Latvia | Lithuania | Moldova | Montenegro | Netherlands | Poland | Russia | Serbia | South Africa |Spain | Thailand‎ | Turkey | Ukraine | Abkhazia | Kosovo | Transnistria |


HONORS | NOMINATIONS ACQUISITIONS

  • Women Photograph + ONA Grant. | Finalist. 2017
  • International Sittcomm Award. | Winner. 2016
  • ViewFind Visual Storytelling Grant. | Finalist. 2016
  • International photography Direct Look | Finalist. 2016
  • PhotogrVphy Grant |  Nominee Award (United Kingdom). 2016 
  • International photography festival Organ Vida | Commended Entry. 2016
  • Lucie Foundation Scholarship Award. | Short-listed artist. 2015
  • FotoVisura Grant for Outstanding Personal Project. | Honorable Mention. 2015
  • Magnum ’30 under 30’ list of emerging documentary photographers to watch. | Finalist. 2015
  • Emaho Foundation’s Emerging Asian Photography Grant. | Finalist. 2015
  • Forward Thinking Museum JGS Photography Contest. | Winner. 2015
  • IAFOR Documentary Photography Award. | Commended Entry. 2015
  • Palm Springs Photo Festival Slide Show Contest. | Finalist. 2015
  • PhotoTales Multimedia Projects Award. | Finalist 2015
  • ’30 under 30 women photographers to watch’ by Photo Boite. | 2015
  • Invisible Photographer Asia (IPA) Mentorship Program Scholarship Grant. | Winner. 2015
  • Aftermath Project Grant. | Finalist. 2014
  • Lucie Foundation Scholarship Award. | Short-listed artist. 2014
  • Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation Grant. | Short-listed artist. 2014
  • Efremov Report Photography Competition. | 3rd place. 2014

EXHIBITIONS  

  • Les Rencontres d'Arles | 'The Family of No Man'.  Arles, France, 2018
  • Cultural center: Akademia Odkryć Fotograficznych | ‘Scars of Independence’. Lublin, Poland 2017
  • Festival Pil'Ours of Women Photography | ‘Wolf’ solo exhibition.  Nantes, France 2017
  • International photography festival Organ Vida | ‘Scars of Independence’ screening. Zagreb, Croatia, 2016
  • Documentary Photography Days in Istanbul | ‘Scars of Independence’. Istanbul, Turkey,  2016
  • Athens Photo Festival  | ‘Scars of Independence’. Athens, Greece. 2016
  • Palm Springs Photo Festival | ‘Scars of Independence’ screening.  Palm Springs, US 2015
  • Latvian Museum of Photography | ‘Scars of Independence’ solo exhibition. Riga, Latvia 2015
  • ‘Fotografia’ International Festival of Rome | ‘Scars of Independence’. Rome, Italy 2015
  • Magnum photo agency and Photography Show |"30 under 30" emerging documentary photographers to watch.  London, 2015
  • Photo Boite Exhibition | ‘30 under 30 women photographers to watch’. 2015 
  • Photo Kathmandu Festival | ‘Scars of Independence’. Nepal, Kathmandu 2015
  • International Photography Festival GuatePhoto | Guatemala, Guatemala city. 2015
  • International Festival of contemporary photography ‘Bitume Photofest’ | Lecce, Italy, 2015
  • XII International Biennale of Photography of Tenerife | ‘Scars of Independence’. Canary Islands, Spain 2015 
  • VI International Festival of Photography PhotoVisa | ‘Scars of Independence’ solo exhibition. 2014, Krasnodar, Russia
  • Slideluck slideshows | ‘Scars of Independence’. Bologna, Italy 2014
  • Encontros da Imagem Festival | ‘Scars of Independence’. Braga, Portugal 2014
  • International photography festival Organ Vida | ‘Scars of Independence’. Zagreb, Croatia 2014
  • Efremov Report Photography Competition |‘Aftermath Postcards’. Tobolsk, Russia. 2014
  • Piter Photo Fest. | Group exhibition ‘Aftermath Postcards’. 2014, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
  • Kolga Tbilisi Photo Festival | ‘Aftermath Postcards’. Tbilisi, Georgia, 2014
  • V International Festival of Photography PhotoVisa | ‘Forsaken Land’.  Krasnodar, Russia, 2013
  • Volga Biennale | ‘Forsaken Land’. Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, 2013
  • 2nd Biennale of Modern Russian Photography | Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2013
  • Kaunas Photo Star international photo festival | ’Forsaken Land’. Kaunas, Lithuania, 2011
  • Young Photographers of Russia. Russian young photo journalism festival | ‘Forsaken Land’. Kazan, Russia, 2011

PUBLICATIONS
National Geographic (United States), Smithsonian magazine (United States), Russian Reporter magazine (Russia), Io Donna (Italy), Internazionale (Italy), Courrier international (France), FK Magazine (Latvia), Kommersant (Russia), Ogoniok magazine (Russia), Le Courrier de Russie magazine (France) etc.
Book
War is Only Half the Story. Volume VIII | The Aftermath Project, United States, 2015
COllaborations: 

Russian | mother language | 
English | fluent | 
Italian | fluent |

Currently in Moscow

E-mail: [email protected]

Phone/Whats'app: +79652145362

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