About. Lesha Pavlov | photography

Lesha (Alexey) Pavlov is a visual artist working with photography.

Born in Yakutia and now based in Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

Interested in the themes of identity, connections to the place and social interaction in post-soviet space.

Member of The Russian Union of Art Photographers since 2019.


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2020-2020 The Eddie Adams Workshop (in progress)

2020-2020 The VII Academy Seminar: Photojournalism and Documentary Photography (in progress)

2018−2020 School of Modern Photography Docdocdoc — Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2017−2017 Mediapolygon by Russian Reporter Magazine — Yakutsk, Russia

2010−2016 Ural State Law University — Yekaterinburg, Russia

Awards, grants, residencies

2020 Young Russian Photographers — Finalist

2020 Russian Federation State Grant for Outstanding Cultural Figures and Artists

2020 World Water Day Photo Contest — Shortlisted

2020 BarTur Photo Award — Shortlisted

2020 Vyksa Art Residence

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


2020 Young Russian Photographers Group Exhibition (Kaluga, Russia)

2020 Zhivlovka at Vyksa Art Residence (Vyksa, Russia)

2019 World Biennial of Student Photography Group Exhibition (Novi Sad, Serbia)

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


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