Born in Moscow in 1977, documentary photographer Ekaterina Solovieva has lived in Hamburg since 2006. Her work focusses mainly on the life of simple country folk living in countries of the former Soviet Union. She places a particular emphasis on religious traditions and customs. Her ПАЛОМНИКИ (Pilgrimage) photo book was published by Bad Weather Press in January of 2014, and “The Earth´s circle. Kolodozero” book was published in March 2018 at Schilt Publishing.
2018 “The Earth´s circle. Kolodozero”. Schilt Publishing, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2014 “Паломники” (Pilgrimage) by Bad Weather Press, Madrid, Spain
BBC Russia, Russia Today, GEO, LFI, C-41 Magazine, DOC! PhotoMagazine, Oursphotomag, Kommersant, BW Photography Magazine, Peliccolamag, etc.
2017 The layered cake of Neighbornes, single photo 3rd place award , Finland
2017 Landskruna Photofestival, short list portfolio awards, Sweden
2017 Piterfotofest Jury award in “Dummy” category, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2017 Piterfotofest Jury award in “Multimedia” category, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2017 Piterfotofest Jury award in “Portrait” category, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2017 Moscow Photobookfest 3rd place Dummy awards
2017 Fiebre Dummy Awards, short list , Madrid, Spain
2016 Tetenal Classic Photography Award 3rd place
2014 Photoparad Festival, Jury award for a social project „Uritsky Street“, Uglich, Russia.
2014 Photoparad Festival, Jury award for a multimedia project „Fall in province“, Uglich, Russia.
2013 Silver camera Awards, Russia, shortlist
2013 Best Photographer Awards, Russia, shortlist
2012 The Best of Russia, finalist
2012 Best Photographer Awards, Russia, shortlist
2011 Sony World Photography Awards, shortlist, category «After Dark»
2011 Best Photographer Awards, Russia, shortlist
2014– present: “Party like a Russian”
2014 – present: Tverin Karjala/ Orthodox Karels in Tver Region in Russia
2009-2017 “The Earth´s circle. Kolodozero”
2017 “Kolodozero. The Earth´s circle”, Russian House, Berlin
2017 “Kolodozero. The Earth´s circle”, Parrocchia Ortodossa Sante Mirofore, Venice, Italy
2017 “Kolodozero. The Earth´s circle”, Tchaikovsky House, Hamburg, Germany
2008 “Kamchatka. The Land of Vulcans”. Gallery “Go East”, Hamburg, Germany
2007 “Russian North”. Gallery “Go East”, Hamburg, Germany
2018 “Kolodozero. The Earth´s circle”, Mills Pond Gallery in St.James New York
2017 “Kolodozero. The Earth´s circle”, “PHOTOVISA” Festival, Krasnodar, Russia
2016 “Last week”. Staritsa. Holy Dormition Monastery, Tver Region, Russia
2016 “From White to Black. Part II”. Museum of World Ocean. Kaliningrad, Russia
2015 “Am Ende”, Morgenland Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
2014 “Light”, Morgenland Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
2014 “Uritsky Street”, Photoparad Festival, Uglich, Russia
2013 “From White to Black. Part I. North”, Gallery of classical photography, Moscow, Russia
2013 “Invisible Country”, “Photo-evolution” festival, Kostroma, Russia
2012 “The Best of Russia”, Center of contemporary art “Vinzavod”, Moscow, Russia
2018 Artist talk in New Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2018 “The Earth´s circle. Kolodozero” book presentation at Sreda Film Lab, Moscow, Russia
2017 Artist talk in Visual School of Art, Moscow, Russia
2016 Artist Talk in History Museum of Saar, Saarbrücken, Germany
2016 Workshop for a group “The shadows of the past”. History Museum of Saar, Saarbrücken, Germany
2015 Workshop for a group “The light at the end of the tunnel”. History Museum of Saar, Saarbrücken, Germany
Author’s silver gelatine prints are located in the Museum of organic Culture, Kolomna, Russia, in the Gallery of Classical Photography, Moscow, Russia , in the Saar Historical Museum, F.C. Gundlach collection, Germany, Joachim Paiva private collection, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
1989 – Present: Self-taught photographer
1992-1996: Moscow Publishing College
1996-2002: Moscow State University, Journalism Department. During the time of education worked as a journalist in different media in Moscow.