Selection round jury list has been revealed!
7 March
Olga Averianova — curator, PhD in art, teacher, artist, head of the art photography department. Curator of exhibitions at the Pushkin State museum of Fine Arts «Annie Leibovitz: A Photographer's Life 1990–2005» (2012), «Man Ray. Portraits» (2014), «Erwin Olaf. Homage to Louis Gallait» (2016), «Yasumasa Morimura. The history of the self-portrait» (2017), «William Henry Fox Talbot. At the Origins of Photography» (2018) etc.
Anna Zekria — curator, co-founder and managing director of «Saltimages», an independent photography agency based in Moscow, 2008 – 2011 — head of the «Agency.Photographer.Ru». Jury member of number of international contests such as Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund, MACK First Book Award. In 2012 — jury member of multimedia contest World Press Photo. Invited curator of the project CURATE NYC (New-York, 2014), Schilt Publishing& Gallery (Аmsterdam, 2017).
Vlada Kuznetsova — photo editor, teacher at the photography school «Photoplay» in Moscow. From 2005 — chief photo editor at «Glamour Russia», «Conde Nast». 2002-2005 — photo editor «Marie Claire Russia», «Forbes Style Russia», 1996 – 2002, 1996 – 2002 — сo-director of the international festival «InterFoto» and all-Russian contest «Russian Press Photo contest "Best Photo"», 1993 –1999 – fixer and translator of American and European photojournalists in Russia, Uzbekistan and Chechnya.
Kirill Savchenkov — artist who works with various media such as performance, installation, video and photography. His last personal exhibitions are «Office of Sensitive Activities / Applications Group» (2017) organized by V-A-C foundation, «Museum of Skateboarding» (2016) at the Calvert22 gallery in London. Kirill participated in the exhibition «Toward the Source» at Garage Museum of Contemporary Art and took part in main and parallel projects of 4th Ural Industrial Biennale of Contemporary Art. He has been teaching at the Rodchenko School of Photography and Multimedia in Moscow since 2012 («Present photography» seminar).
Leonid Gusev — publisher of photography books since 2003. He is the head of the publishing house Treemedia, which has published books «#Draft» by Dimitri Markov, «My Moscow», «Weekend», «I've seen Rock-n-roll» by Igor Mukhin, «Photography as…» by Alexander Lapin, «The Road» by Lyalya Kuznetsova, «Last Empire» by Sergey Maximishin, Russian-language editions «7 rooms» by Rafal Milach and «Black passport» by Stanley Greene etc.
Valeri Nistratov — photographer, he has been teaching documentary photography course in the Rodchenko School of Photography and Multimedia. Valeri Nistratov began his photographer's career at the age of 17. From 1991 to 1993 he worked as a news photographer covering the dramatic events of the fall of USSR for international media. In early 1994 he reconsidered his photography career and chose the path of art-documentary photography. When working on his personal projects, Valeri Nistratov travels Russia, China, Afghanistan etc. The main themes of Valeri Nistratov's photographic research is: local identity, mentality and consciousness of post-soviet and modern Russian people, social environment and man-altered landscape.
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