OLGA INGURAZOVA

olgaingurazova@gmail.com | www.ingurazia.com

Residence: Moscow, Russia | Date of birth: 22/02/1985

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MANAGMENT EXPERIENCE

** CREATIVE CONSULTANT & PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Young Russian Photographers Festival (Moscow 2018 | Kazan 2019)

** LOCAL PRODUCER & PROJECT MANAGER

DR1 Danish Broadcasting Corporation (Moscow | 2017-2018)

EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE

** Lector, educator, mentor, author of additional education learning labs for teens (internationally | 2017 - Present)

PHOTOGRAPHY AND JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE

** CONFLICT RESOLUTION FACILITATOR EXPERIENCE (internationally | 2012 - 2016)

• Photographed disputed regions in the Post-Soviet and the Caucasus in the aftermath of the national conflicts. Developed photography campus activities.

• Designed and launched cultural events helping repatriates families from war-torn Syria to assimilate in Abkhazia.

• Facilitated violence prevention dialogues for muslim and christian youth around Serbian enclaves in Kosovo.

** FREELANCE PHOTOJOURNALIST (internationally | 2010 - Present)

• Executed photo assignments on social, environmental and sport issues for such clients as Washington Post, National Geographic, Wall Street Journal, Smithsonian magazine, Courrier international, Io Donna among others.

• Made it to ”30 under 30 emerging talents” Magnum Photos agency shortlist, Photo Boite’s ranking “30 under 30 women photographers to watch”, and ”10 best photographers documenting post-Soviet and East Europe” by The Guardian in 2017.

• Researched, produced, photographed and distributed two award-winning long-term documentary photo projects.


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EDUCATION

• Lomonosov Moscow State University | Professional retraining diploma in Photojournalism| 2011-2012

• High School of Film and Television Ostankino | broadcast media | 2009-2010

• Moscow Humanitarian Institute | Bachelor’s degree in Business Management| 2003-2008

• Language skills: Russian (mother language), English and Italian (fluent)

OLGA WORKED AND LIVED IN FOLLOWING LANDS

Armenia | 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 | Nagorno Karabakh

HONORS | NOMINATIONS | ACQUISITIONS

• Women Photograph + ONA Grant. | Finalist. 2018

• International Sittcomm Award. | Winner. 2017

• ViewFind Visual Storytelling Grant. | Finalist. 2017

• 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

• Forward Thinking Museum JGS Photography Contest. | Winner. 2015

• IAFOR Documentary Photography Award. | Commended Entry. 2015

• Palm Springs Photo Festival | 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

• Bursa FotoFest | ‘Wolf’ exhibition. Bursa, Turkey, 2019

• Les Rencontres d'Arles | 'The Family of No Man'. Arles, France, 2018

• Cultural center: Akademia Odkryć Fotograficznych | ‘Scars of Independence’. Lublin, Poland 2018

• 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 festival | ‘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

• Kolga Tbilisi Photo Festival | ‘Aftermath Postcards’. Tbilisi, Georgia, 2014

• V International Festival of Photography PhotoVisa | ‘Forsaken Land’. Krasnodar, Russia, 2013

Book

War is Only Half the Story. Volume VIII | The Aftermath Project, United States, 2015


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