Lena Kholkina – photographer and independent self-publisher based in Moscow (Russia), graduate of the Institute of Contemporary Arts in Moscow and Fotodepartament in St.Petersburg, winner of Rock your dummy 2013 photo book contest and recipient of the Urban Urge Seed Grant 2014.
Lena works mainly with photography and video. In her projects she mixes staged and intuitive photography, diaries and found images. Lena’s photographs and books travelled to Delhi Photo Festival, Minsk Month of Photography, Ono Arte Contamporanea Bologna, Photobook Week Aarhus, Belfast Photo Festival, Self Publish Riga, Le Photobook Fest Paris, Madrid Photobook, Unseen Amsterdam, Vienna Photobook, The Smell of Dust S֘ao Paolo + Berlin, Spine Photobook Stockholm, Athens Photofestival etc.
In Moscow Lena’s photographs are represented by Ptichka gallery and ArtChoice project. In St.Petersburg Lena’s works are represented by FotoDepartament gallery. www.offonroad.com