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Oksana Yushko

Oksana Yushko

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Profession: photojournalist
Status: photographer
Location: Moscow , Russia
Home base: Moscow, Russia
URL: http://youok.ru
URL: http://versoimages.com
Email: •••••••• (private)
Languages spoken: Russian, English
Organization: Verso Images Collective
Journal: http://groznyninecities.com/
Skype: Oksanayushko oksanayushko
Mobile phone: +79167284057
Last login: about 1 month ago
Member since: 09 Jul 2010 21:07

About

Freelance photographer, started working as a professional journalist in 2006, based in Moscow
Higher education in computer science and mathematics.

2014 ‘Grozny: Nine Cities’ project, Fotoistanbul 2014, Turkey
2014 ‘Grozny: Nine Cities’ project, Reminders Photography Stronghold, Tokyo, Japan
2014 ‘Grozny: Nine Cities’ project, The First World WARM Festival, National Gallery, Sarajevo
2014 Les Recontres d’Arles, screening of ‘Balaklava: The Lost History’ project, Arles, France
2014 ‘Euromaidan: The True Story’ group exhibition, Checkpoint Charlie Museum, Berlin, Germany
2014 ‘Legacy’ group exhibition with ‘Grozny: Nine Cities’ project, Side gallery, Newcastle, UK
2014 3d place Magazine Lifestyle Story | National Press Photographers Association Contest with ‘Graduates project’
2014 ‘Euromaidan: The True Story’ group exhibition, Kolga Photofestival, Georgia
2014 RPS Wall Grant winner with ‘Grozny: Nine Cities’ project, Tokio, Japan
2014 Exhibition ‘Single Story: A Portrait of Middle America’ project, Paducah, Kentucky, USA
2014 ‘Euromaidan: The True Story’ group exhibition, Kiev, Ukraine
2013 ‘Inner City’ exhibition, Natavan Gallery, Baku, Azerbaijan
2013 La Miscelanea Gallery, exhibition ‘Common Space’, Mexico city, Mexico
2013 Moscow Museum of Modern Art, exhibition of ‘Ward Number Laughter’ project, Moscow, Russia
2013 BURN Emerging Photographer Fund winner with ‘Balaklava: The Lost History’ project
2013 The Browse Fotofestival Berlin, exhibition and installation of ‘Grozny: Nine Cities’ project, STATION, Berlin, Germany
2013 Finalist of Palm Springs Photo Festival, screening of ‘Balaklava: The Lost History’, USA
2013 Tbilisi Photofestival, exhibition of ‘Beslan Identity’ and ‘Grozny:Nine Cities’ projects, Tbilisi, Georgia
2013 Tbilisi Photofestival, projection of ‘Soullines’ and ‘Balaklava: The Lost History’ projects, Tbilisi, Georgia
2013 Open Air Photo Festival, exhibition of ‘Soullines’ project, Chernigov, Ukraine
2013 Finalist of the 2nd Asian Women Photographers’ Showcase, The 2013 Chiang Mai Documentary Arts Festival, screening of ‘Balaklava: The Lost History’, Chiang Mai, Thailand
2012 Athens Photo Festival, screening of ‘Grozny: Nine Cities’ project, Athens, Greece
2012 Shortlisted for Anthropographia Human Rights Through Visual Storytelling Awards with ‘Grozny: Nine Cities’ project installation
2012 Les Recontres d’Arles, screening of ‘Grozny: Nine Cities’ project, Arles, France
2012 Winner in the Multimedia Category of the Alexander Efremov Report Photography Competition with ‘Grozny: Nine Cities’ project, Tyumen, Russia
2012 Shortlisted for the Voies Off Prize with ‘Grozny: Nine Cities’ project, France
2012 OjodePez Photomeeting Barcelona, installation of ‘Grozny: Nine Cities’ project, Barcelona, Spain
2012 Group exhibition during the 3d Copenhagen Photo Festival with ‘Kenozero Dreams’ project, Denmark
2012 Tbilisi Photofestival, discussion and projection of ‘Grozny: Nine Cities’ project, National Museum, Tbilisi, Georgia
2012 Group exhibition ‘Other Worlds’ with ‘Moscow Inside/Outside’ project, The Gallery at Flannels, Leeds, UK
2012 1st Biennale of Photography of Lima, screening of ‘Grozny: Nine Cities’ project, Museo de Fotografia, Lima, Peru
2011 Lens Culture International Exposure Awards, Grand Prize Winner in the Multimedia Category with the project ‘Grozny:Nine Cities’
2011 Grand Prize Winner in the Multimedia Category of the Lens Culture International Exposure Awards with the project ‘Grozny:Nine Cities’
2011 1st International Bursa Photography Festival, screening of ‘Grozny:Nine Cities’ project, Bursa, Turkey
2011 Group exhibition during the 9th International Photo Festival BackLight2011 with the project ‘Kenozero Dreams’, Tampere Art Museum, Tampere, Finland
2011 Group exhibition Photographicon:Russia Through the Lens, the University of Wales, Newport, UK
2011 Moving Image Award – People’s Choice for multimedia work from ‘Grozny:Nine Cities’ project, World Photography Organisation, UK
2011 Finalist of The Manuel Rivera Ortiz Foundation for International Photography Grant with the project ‘Grozny:Nine Cities’
2011 Group exhibition ‘Provocation’ in New York Photo Festival with the project ‘Grozny:Nine Cities’, New York, US
2011 Palm Springs Photo Festival 2011, screening of ‘Grozny:Nine Cities’ project, Palm Springs, US
2011 Selected participant of Noor-Nikon masterclass in documentary photography in Bucharest, Romania
2011 Mapping the Flaneur group installation during FORMAT Festival’11 in Derby, UK
2011 Group exhibition ‘Siberian Character’, Museum Center, Krasnoyarsk
2010 One of the three finalists of Conscientious Portfolio Competition
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2010 Finalist of ‘The Aftermath Project’ with a collaborative work ‘Grozny:Nine cities’ http://www.theaftermathproject.org
2010 Exhibition of documentary based multimedia ‘Projections of Reality’ with the multimedia project “Majnum and Rahma’ about Tadzhik migrants, Moscow, Red October ”http://projectionsofreality.org">http://projectionsofreality.org
2010 Group exhibition of young russian photographers ADVANTAGE, Metenkov House Photo Museum, Yekaterinburg
2010 Finalist of the competition Man and Sea, group exhibition during II International Festival of photography PHOTOVISA in Krasnodar
2010 Finalist of the Young Photography competition with the photostory ‘Kenozero Dreams’, exhibition in FotoDepartament Gallery, St.Petersburg

2009 Became a member of ‘Verso Images’ – first Russian collective of five emerging documentary photographers, http://www.versoimages.com
2009 ‘Visions of reality’ exhibition with the multimedia project "Majnum and Rahma’ about Tadzhik migrants, Mel Gallery, Moscow
2009 ‘Foto in motion. Vol.2.’ CD release on the subject ‘Youth: self-discovery’ with the multimedia project “Majnum and Rahma’ about Tadzhik migrants, presentation during St. Petersburg Summer Festival of Photography in FotoDepartament Gallery, St. Petersburg
2008-2010 Objective Reality Foundation online workshops in photography and multimedia by Lucian Perkins, Jury Kozyrev, Bjarke Myrthu, Michael Regnier and others, ”http://www.edu.objectivereality.org/en/">http://www.edu.objectivereality.org/en/
2008 Top-10 winner of the competition ‘Young photographers of Russia’ with a photostory from Istanbul, group exhibition in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
2008 Winner of the competition ‘Without Barriers’ devoted to disabled people, exhibition in FotoSoyuz Gallery, Moscow
2007 People choice award in the Silver Camera competition about Moscow with a series ‘Moscow. Rain’, exhibition in the Manezh Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow
2006 Top-10 winner of the competition ‘Young photographers of Russia’ with a series ‘Frozen souls’, group exhibition in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
2006 Finalist of the Silver Camera competition about Moscow, exhibition in the Manezh Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow
2005 Top-10 winner of the competition ‘Young photographers of Russia’ with a reportage about the Young pioneers in Russia, group exhibition in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
2005 Became a member of the Russian photo-artists Union
2005 Graduated from the school of journalism Izvestia

Selected publications:
Russian Reporter, The New York Times, MSNBC, Mare (Germany), Financial Times (UK), Le Monde (France), Helsingin Sanomat (Finland), International Herald Tribune, Guardian (UK), Stern (Germany), VISION (China), RearViewMirror (Italy), PhotoRAW (Finland), PRIVATE (France), Aftenposten (Norway), 6Mois (France)

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