1999 - 2000 European University at St. Petersburg, the Faculty of Political science and Sociology. Master of Arts in Sociology. Diploma is validated by the University of Helsinki. Specialized in Gender Studies and qualitative methods of sociological research. Defended thesis "Gender relationships and structures in the families of unemployed" (Russia, St. Petersburg)


1994 - 1999  Perm State University, Faculty of Sociology. Specialist degree. Defended thesis "Social mobility in post soviet transitional society" (Russia, Perm)






September  - December 2008. Practice in news department of "Hit radio Antenne" (Hannover, Germany)


December 2015. Workshop "Visual story telling and photo editing" taught by Andrey Polikanov. School of Visual Arts  (Russia, Moscow)


February 2016 - July 2017. Cours "Documentary photo" taught by Michail Domozhilov. DocDocDoc School (Russia, St.Petersburg)

March 2017. Workshop "Into the Void" with Antoine d'Agata. Void (Athens. Greece) 

October 2017 - present. Cours "Documentary photo" taught by Valery Nistratov. 3-year educational program at the Rodchenko Art School  (Russia, Moscow) 

Silver and Bronze winner of College Photographer of the Year Competition 2017 in categories Interpretive Project and Online Multimedia Storytelling

Bronze winner of College Photographer of the Year Competition 2019 in category Interpretive Project




Since 2016 has worked as freelance photographer and and has been published in Meduza, the Village, Bird in flight, Batenka.