About. Lesha Pavlov | photography

Lesha Pavlov is a Russian lens-based artist.

Comes from the Borogontsy village in the country’s coldest Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).

Currently based in Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

His work focuses on the features and problems of socio-cultural interaction in the post-soviet space, environmental problems, colonial and decolonial processes, the nature of violence in photography, on autobiography.

Member of The Russian Union of Art Photographers.


pavlov.alexey.24@gmail.com

+ 7 914 235 58 41


Awards and grants

2021 Picture of the Year Asia — COVID Picture Story — Winner, 3rd place

2021 Cortona On The Move — Winner

2021 PORTRAITS — Hellerau Photography Award — Finalist

2021 Sony World Photography Awards — Professional, Documentary — Shortlist

2021 Kolga Tbilisi Photo Awards — Documentary — Shortlist

2020 PhotoVisa — Single Images — Winner, 1st place

2020 College Photographer of the Year — Portrait — Winner, Award of Excellence

2020 Russian Federation State Grant for Outstanding Cultural Figures and Artists

2020 International Photography Grant: Talent of the Year — Finalist

2020 Bogota Photo Prize — Finalist

2020 Young Russian Photographers — Finalist

2020 BarTur Photo Award — Shortlist

2019 World Biennial of Student Photography — Winner, 1st place


Art-residencies and laboratories

2021 PubLab #1: Archeology Without a Shovel, Krasnoyarsk, Russia

2020 Vyksa Art Residence, Vyksa, Russia


Solo exhibitions

2021 Youth of the North, Galerie nEUROPA, Dresden, Germany

2020 Zhivlovka, Vyksa Art Residence, Vyksa, Russia


Group exhibitions

2021 Togetherness, PORTRAITS — Hellerau, Technische Sammlungen, Dresden, Germany

2021 Life After COVID Projection, Riga Photomonth, Riga, Latvia

2020 Sea Line by FotoDepartament, Sevkabel Port, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2020 Photography in Light of the Pandemic, ZGA Gallery, Online

2020 Young Russian Photographers, Kaluga, Russia

2019 World Biennial of Student Photography, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Serbia

2018 Kharyskhal Foundation for World Down Syndrome Day, Yakutsk, Russia


Publications

The Calvert Journal, Ogonyok Magazine, Republic, Zapovednik, Regnum, Lenta.ru, Bird in Flight, FK Magazine


Scholarship

2021 Zombie Photography by Untitled, 2020 Photohub with Sergey Novikov

2020 The Eddie Adams Workshop, with Sarah Leen and Matthew Jordan Smith

2020 The VII Academy Seminar: Photojournalism and Documentary Photography with Mary Gelman and Maciek Nabrdalik

2017 Mediapolygon by Russian Reporter Magazine with Marina Akhmedova, Vitaliy Leibin, Dmitriy Gienko


Education 

2020 School of Modern Photography Docdocdoc — Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2016 Ural State Law University — Yekaterinburg, Russia