Maria Budanova
Photographer

Born in Samara Oblast, Russia, from early childhood, she began to be interested in fine arts under the guidance of her grandfather Budanov Nikolai Pavlovich, who was not allowed to finish the Moscow art school during the Great Patriotic War. From him, she also adopted a passion for photography, which later developed into a profession. Since the age of 15, photography has become an integral part of her life.

In 2017, she graduated from the Volgograd state social and pedagogical University (Institute of art education) with a degree in print Design specializing as a graphic artist.

Since 2019, she has been teaching at the Mir Iskusstva School of Photography and is a member of the Union of Photo Artists of Russia.

Maria Budanova
Photographer

Born in Samara Oblast, Russia, from early childhood, she began to be interested in fine arts under the guidance of her grandfather Budanov Nikolai Pavlovich, who was not allowed to finish the Moscow art school during the Great Patriotic War. From him, she also adopted a passion for photography, which later developed into a profession. Since the age of 15, photography has become an integral part of her life.

In 2017, she graduated from the Volgograd state social and pedagogical University (Institute of art education) with a degree in print Design specializing as a graphic artist.

Since 2019, she has been teaching at the Mir Iskusstva School of Photography and is a member of the Union of Photo Artists of Russia.

  • Jorma Mueller: Restoration to a Better Past
    Publication
    ENTKUNSTUNG
    International
    Restoration to a Better Past is a photography book by Jorma Mueller. In Jorma Mueller’s photography there is margin for a biographical hypothesis and glimpses of something that has been lost. A vision of the present as ebb and flow is almost inevitable in the experience of his work. Subjectivity is melancholic, and that melancholy contains the evocation that restores the legacy for which others risked their fate. (more…)
  • Maria Sturm: You Don’t Look Native to Me
    Publication
    Void
    International
    In 2011, Maria Sturm began to photograph the lives of young people from the Lumbee Tribe around Pembroke, Robeson County, North Carolina. Through the process of documenting their lives, Sturm began to question her own understanding of what it means to be Native American. Her new book You Don’t Look Native to Me combines photographs with interviews and texts to preconceptions and show Native identity not as fixed, but evolving and redefining itself with each generation. (more…)
  • What is Truth?
    Feb 17 – Oct 20, 2024
    Sainsbury Centre
    Norwich, UK
    This year, the Sainsbury Centre is investigating how we can know what is true in the world around us through a series of fascinating, interlinked exhibitions. The dynamic 2024 programme consists of four key, interlinked exhibitions – In Event of Moon Disaster, Liquid Gender, Jeffrey Gibson: no simple word for time and The Camera Never Lies – bringing together some of the world’s leading artists and creative thinkers, plus a new, interlinking publication. (more…)