Danila Tkachenko

  1. Danila Tkachenko is a visual artist working with documentary photography. 

    Lives and works in Moscow, Russia.

    Education

    2011-2014 Rodchenko Moscow School of Photography and Multimedia, department of documentary photography (supervisor Valeriy Nistratov). Moscow, Russia

    2013 Workshop with Davide Monteleone. Moscow, Russia

    2012 Workshop "How to turn your project into a great photobook" (Hannes Wanderer, Peperoni Books). Moscow, Russia

    2012 Workshop “From history in pictures to multimedia presentation” (Bas Vroege, Paradox photography). Moscow, Russia

    2009-2010 School of photojournalism "News". Moscow, Russia

    Awards

    2016

    • The New East Photo Prize (shortlist)

    2015 

    • Gabriele Basilico Prize in Architecture and Landscape Photography (Finalist)

    • lacritique.org Award - Voies Off (Winner)

    • Emerging Photographer Fund grant (Winner)

    • Foam Talent (Winner)

    • Leica Oskar Barnack Award (Finalist)

    • PDN Photo Annual (Personal Сategory, Winner)

    • European Publishers Award For Photography (Winner)

    • CENTER Choice Awards (Director's Choice, Winner 1st place)

    • LensCulture Exposure Awards (Winner 1st place Series) 

    • 30 under 30, Magnum photos (Winner)

    •  Photobook Melbourne Image Award, Australia (Finalist)

    2014 

    • Voies Off, France (Short list / Selections)

    • PHOTOVISA, Russia (Photoseries, 2nd prize)

    • Organ Vida, Croatia (Finalist)

    • Leica Oscar Barnack Award, Germany (Newcomer shortlist)

    • PDN Photo Annual, USA (Student Work, Winner)

    • World Press Photo, Netherlands (Staged Portraits, 1st prize stories)

    • 30 Under 30, Magnum photos (Shortlist)

    2012 

    • Silver camera, Russia (Faces, Special prize)

    • Young man in the 21st century, Lithuania (Special prize)

    Solo shows

    2017

    • Motherland, Kehrer Galerie, Berlin, Germany

    • Lost Horizon & Restricted Areas, UP Gallery, Hsinchu City, Taiwan

    • Ritual (2 artist show, with Davide Monteleone), Galeria del Cembalo, Rome, Italy

    • Lost Horizon, Pechersky Gallery, Moscow, Russia

    • The Big Unknown (2 artist show, with Mara Sanchez Renero), Almanaque Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico

    2016

    • Restricted Areas, Skopia Art contemporain, Geneve, Switzerland

    • Restricted Areas, Anzenberger Gallery, Vienna, Austria

    • Restricted Areas, in the framework of European Month of Photography, Berlin. Fotogalerie Friedrichshain, Berlin, Germany (15 September - 29 October)

    • Escape. Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, USA

    • Restricted Areas, in the framework of RENCONTRES D'ARLES 2016. Chapelle Saint-Martin du Méjan, Arles, France

    • Restricted Areas. Kehrer Galerie, Berlin, Germany

    2015

    • Restricted Areas. Pechersky Gallery, Moscow, Russia

    • Storie Sovietiche (3 artist show). Galleria del Cembalo, Rome, Italy

    • Escape, Gallery of Classic Photography, Moscow, Russia

    • Escape, in the framework of Baltic Biennale "Photomania-2015", Art Platform "Gateway", Kaliningrad, Russia

    2014

    • Escape, in the framework of 6th European Month of Photography. 25books, Berlin, Germany

    Selected group shows

    2017

    • International Young Artists Project, Daegu, South Korea

    • XII Krasnoyarsk Bieannale: ''Mir: the village and the world'', the Krasnoyarsk Museum Centre, Krasnoyarsk

    • E/T, Skopia Art contemporain, Geneve, Switzerland

    • International Festival of Photography of Belo Horizonte, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

    • FotoFestival Naarden, Naarden, Netherlands

    • Bienale fotografica Bogota, Bogota, Colombia

    • Diffusion: Cardiff International Festival of Photography, Cardiff, UK

    • Proyecta 2017, Madrid, Spain

    2016

    • New East Photo Prize, Rosphoto, Saint Petersburg, Russia

    • Dialogue: contemporary art from Russia, Kim Bo Sung Art Center, Seoul, South Korea

    • SI FEST, Emilia-Romagna, Italy 

    • Russiantearoom gallery and curating agency, Paris, France 

    • Power and Architecture. Calvert 22 Foundation, London, UK

    • Riga Photography Biennial. National Museum of Art's Arsenāls Exhibition Hall, Riga, Latvia

    • On Disappearing And For Vanishing. Tartu Art Museum, Estonia

    • Festival of Political Photography. Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland

    2015

    • Foam Talent 2015, l’Atelier Néerlandais, Paris 

    • Delhi Photo Festival, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi, India

    • IX Krasnoyarsk Book Culture Fair. Krasnoyarsk, Russia

    • Gimme Shelter - forts and fictions in the Lowlands. Fort Nieuwersluis, Netherlands 

    • The Curve, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, USA

    • Photoparade Uglich. Russia

    • The Powers That Be. Station Independent Projects, New York, USA

    • Athens Photo Festival. Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece

    • The Anatomy of Forgiveness, Metropolitan Building, New York, USA

    • I Sought Solitude. South Square Centre, Bradford, UK

    • Lensculture Award exhibition at Photo London. Somerset House, London, UK

    2014

    • "An Ocean of Possibilities". Museum TwentseWelle, Enschede, Netherlands

    • “OFF_Festival”. Pisztory Palace, Bratislava, Slovakia

    • VIII exhibition of the Kandinsky Prize nominees. Udarnik cinema, Moscow, Russia

    • “Solitude”, in the framework of 21st Noorderlicht International Photo Festival. Natuurmuseum Fryslân, Leeuwarden, Netherlands

    •  "Twelve Thinking Photographers", parallel event of Manifesta 10. First Cadets’ Corpus, St-Petersburg, Russia

    2013

    • "Die Brücke / Most" festival. Slubice, Poland / Frankfurt an der Oder, Germany

    • "On the block". New Holland cultural center, St-Petersburg, Russia

    2012

    • “Young Russian photography 2012 2/2. Reality/Decoration”. Center for Art and Music and Library V.V. Mayakovsky, St-Petersburg, Russia

    •  "Student Art PROM". ARTPLAY design center, Moscow, Russia

    2011

    • "Person on the move". Swissotel Krasnye Holmy, Moscow, Russia 

    • "Young photographer", Fotodepartament, Sankt-Petersburg, Russia 

    2010

    • "Steps". Photo Center, Moscow, Russia

    Selected publications

    • Calvert Journal, autumn 2016

    • GQ (France, printed), winter 2016-2017

    • LIFE magazine (China, printed), July 2016

    • RT (online), 30 July 2016 

    • Wired (Japan, online), 25 July 2016

    • Popular Mechanics (online), 21 July 2016

    • BBC In pictures (UK, online), 18 July 2016

    • Wired Photo (online), 24 May 2016

    • The Idea List (Germany, online), 27 April 2016

    • Telegraph Magazine (UK, printed), 12 December 2015

    • Kommersant newspaper (Russia), 15 December 2015

    • NZZ foto-tableau (Switzerland, printed), 14-18 December 2015

    • The National Geographic (printed), December 2015

    • Wired Italia (printed), December 2015

    • Wired UK (printed), November 2015

    • New Scientist (UK, printed), 11 November 2015

    • Svenska Dagbladet (Sweden, online), 11 November 2015

    • BBC Culture (UK), 19 August 2015

    • The Guardian online (UK), 5 June 2015

    • GUP Magazine (Netherlands, printed), May 2015

    • IMA Magazine (Japan, printed), Summer 2015

    • Lenscratch, 22 April 2015

    • Bird In Flight (Russia), 17 April 2015

    • De Morgen (Belgium, printed), 8 April 2015

    • The Washington Post, 4 March 2015

    • Fotografia Magazine, 16 February 2015

    • British Journal of Photography, 7 January 2015

    • Camera Austria 127, 2014

    • CNN Photo Blog (USA), 17 November 2014

    • SPIEGEL ONLINE (Germany), 13 October 2014

    • Hatje Cantz fotoblog (Germany), 6 October 2014

    • Photonews Blogbuch (Germany), 18 September 2014

    • LensCulture, July 2014

    • Коммерсант.ru Weekend (Russia), 16 May 2014

    • La Mula (Peru), 28 April 2014

    • Oitzarisme (Romania), 17 March 2014

    • Darwin Magazine (UK), 15 March 2014

    • Photographer.ru (Russia), 20 February 2014

    • Phases Photography Magazine, 2014

    • The Village (Russia), July 2013