Ksenia Ivanova
Documentary Photographer

Ksenia Ivanova is a documentary photographer from Russia, based in Saint-Petersburg. Ksenia had studied Russian literature of the 19th Century and visual poetics of Dostoyevsky before she decided to switch to documentary photography, but the main topics of Russian literature still have a huge influence on her way of telling stories.

Ksenia’s photo stories were made in Northern Europe, Siberia, Balcans and USA. In the photography her main interest is focused on the problem of cultural identity and social issues. She prefers to delve deeply into topics, to build trusting relationships with characters and to work on long-term projects. For the past year and a half, she has been working on an ongoing photo story about a leading oncology surgeon in Russia, who was diagnosed stage 3 stomach cancer.

Ksenia works with The New York Times, The Washington Post, Der Spiegel, GEO. For the last 3 years, she has been working regularly with the online charity Russian magazine Takie Dela. She received the Young photographers of Russia Award, College Photographer of the Year (Award of Excellence), and Stenin Contest 2019 Award (Jury Honorable Mention winner), among others.

Ksenia Ivanova
Documentary Photographer

Ksenia Ivanova is a documentary photographer from Russia, based in Saint-Petersburg. Ksenia had studied Russian literature of the 19th Century and visual poetics of Dostoyevsky before she decided to switch to documentary photography, but the main topics of Russian literature still have a huge influence on her way of telling stories.

Ksenia’s photo stories were made in Northern Europe, Siberia, Balcans and USA. In the photography her main interest is focused on the problem of cultural identity and social issues. She prefers to delve deeply into topics, to build trusting relationships with characters and to work on long-term projects. For the past year and a half, she has been working on an ongoing photo story about a leading oncology surgeon in Russia, who was diagnosed stage 3 stomach cancer.

Ksenia works with The New York Times, The Washington Post, Der Spiegel, GEO. For the last 3 years, she has been working regularly with the online charity Russian magazine Takie Dela. She received the Young photographers of Russia Award, College Photographer of the Year (Award of Excellence), and Stenin Contest 2019 Award (Jury Honorable Mention winner), among others.

  • Karla Hiraldo Voleau: Another Love Story
    Publication
    Mörel
    International
    A year. That’s how long it’s been since Karla Hiraldo Voleau’s exhibition Another Love Story first opened at the MEP in Paris in 2022. A year is also the timeframe of the story chronicled in that project – a love story personal to KHV, which shifts abruptly from its climax to its end when she discovers that X, her lover, is leading a double life – a revelation that prompts the artist to question her certainties. (more…)
  • A Home for Something Unknown
    Mar 2 – Apr 28, 2024
    Neuer Berliner Kunstverein
    Berlin, Germany
    With the exhibition A Home for Something Unknown, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.) and Haus am Lützowplatz present works by 27 international artists living in Berlin who were awarded the Berlin Senate 2023 visual arts work stipend. The twofold increase in the number of artists receiving this scholarship, as well as the heightened international representation of recipients compared to previous years, underscore Berlin’s deep commitment to fostering and celebrating the visual arts (more…)