Lesha Pavlov is a visual artist working with photography and archive.
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.
Member of The Russian Union of Art Photographers since 2019.
+ 7 914 235 58 41
Awards, grants, fellowships
2021 PORTRAITS — Hellerau Photography Award — Finalist
2021 Sony World Photography Awards — Professional, Documentary — Shortlist
2020 Mellow Art Award — Special Prize
2020 Bogota Photo Prize — Finalist
2020 International Photography Grant: Talent of the Year — Finalist
2020 College Photographer of the Year — Portrait — Award of Excellence
2020 PhotoVisa — Single Images — Winner, 1st place
2020 The Eddie Adams Workshop
2020 The VII Academy Seminar: Photojournalism and Documentary Photography
2020 Young Russian Photographers — Finalist
2020 Russian Federation State Grant for Outstanding Cultural Figures and Artists
2020 BarTur Photo Award — Shortlist
2020 Vyksa Art Residence
2019 World Biennial of Student Photography — Winner, 1st place
2020 Zhivlovka, Vyksa Art Residence, Vyksa, Russia
2021 Togetherness, PORTRAITS — Hellerau, Technische Sammlungen, Dresden, Germany (upcoming)
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
The Calvert Journal, Ogonyok Magazine, Republic, Zapovednik, Regnum, Lenta.ru, Bird in Flight, FK Magazine
2018−2020 School of Modern Photography Docdocdoc — Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2010−2016 Ural State Law University — Yekaterinburg, Russia