Anna Poroshina interdisciplinary artist

Anna Poroshina is an interdisciplinary artist working with photography, collage, video art. She was born in 1986 in Tambov, Russia.

In 2009 she graduated from the Tambov State University of G.R. Derzhavin and majored in jurisprudence. In 2018-2019 she studied at the New PhotoSchool of Elena Sukhoveeva and Viktor Khmel and in 2020-2022 at the Academy of documentary and art photography Fotografika.

The main themes in the author’s work are variability and temporality. In her projects Anna turns to social and environmental problems, she is interested in the transitional stages of human life, the zone of “strain” and changes.

Anna’s works were presented at the exhibitions in Russia, the USA and the Netherlands.  

Member of the Russian Union of Photo Artists.


Awards

2022 — Scholarship for outstanding Russian cultural figures and talented young authors

2022 — Shortlist of the photography contest “ARGUS-2021. Photography Among the Arts”     

2021 — Portfolio review winner and laureate of the Young Photographers of  Russia 2021 contest


Personal exhibitions

2022 — “Islands”. Kaluga Museum of Arts, Kaluga Russia


Group exhibitions

2022 — Young Photography Week. FORMULYAR Gallery, Novosibirsk and Museum Center “Peace Square”, Krasnoyarsk, Russia. “Islands” project

2022 — NUR International Media Arts Festival. Kazan, Russia. Video art “Islands”

2022 — Presentation and display of the video art “Islands”. ICC, Kaluga, Russia

2022 — International exhibition “Color shape”. Contemporary Art Gallery Contrast, Yekaterinburg, Russia. “Polyethylene clouds” project

2022 — International Festival of Contemporary Art ARTWEEK 2022. White Gallery, Novosibirsk, Russia. “Polyethylene clouds” project

2022 - XV Winter International Arts Festival. Exhibition of works by finalists and winners of the contest  “ARGUS-2021. Photography Among the Arts”. Winter theater, Sochi, Russia. “Polyethylene clouds” project  

2021 — Wall-online exhibition “Hidden Figures”. “Polyethylene clouds” project    

2021 — International exhibition “GMT -6 … GMT +4”. Memphis, USA. “Polyethylene clouds” project

2021 — International exhibition “City around me”. Yoshkar-Ola, Russia. “Polyethylene clouds” project

2021 - International Photo Festival “Noorderlicht 2021: The Makeable Mind”. Groningen, Netherlands. “Polyethylene clouds” project

2021 — Festival “Young Photographers of Russia - 2021”. Kaluga, Russia. Exhibition “Young Photographers of Russia — 2021” in Tula, Novosibirsk, Vladimir, Moscow, Russia. “Polyethylene clouds”,  “Life” projects


Publications

2022 — Art MUSE magazine, Russia, cover, interview

2021 — LensCulture, the USA, competition gallery Critics 'Choice 2021