Born in 1961 in Siberia.
Former architect and charity manager, now self-taught freelance photographer & producer.
2002-2005 – head of international photo-expeditions throughout Siberia and Kazakhstan.
Since 2009 – founder and director of “Birthmarks On the Map” doc project, blog community devoted to daily life of Russian province http://rodinkinakarte.ru
(about the project in English - https://goo.gl/WPTnHY ).
Publications: Russian Reporter, Business Week, «GEO» (Russia), “Russian World”, BBC blog. Travelling Exhibition: "Birthmarks on the Map".