About Sofya

Sofya Tatarinova

Sofya was born in 1984 in Moscow. In 2007 she graduated from Moscow Press University, then studied at Vadim Gushchin’s photoschool, The Rodchenko Moscow School of Photography and Multimedia. She is a member of the Russian Photographic Union. Lives and works in Moscow.

Group exhibitions (selection):

«Silver Camera 2006» 2007, Central Exhibition Hall «Manege», Moscow
«Volzhskoe photobiennale» 2008, State Russian Museum of Photography ,Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
«Silver Camera 2007» 2008,  Central Exhibition Hall «Manege», Moscow
«Before and after» 2009,  Gallery «OST», Moscow
«Silver Camera 2008» 2009,  Central Exhibition Hall «Manege», Moscow
«Life in motion» 2011, International Centre of Photography, New York, USA«Was geht ab?» 2012, Fotoforum Braunau, Braunau, Austria
«The stone flower» 2012,The Government Centre of Contemporary art, Moscow
«Show and tell» 2012, EK Art buro, Moscow
«??????» 2012, TOP, parallel program Documenta 13, Kassel, Germany
«Happy end» 2013, Multimedia Museum, Moscow

Personal exhibitions (selection):

«Home reading» 2009, Gallery «Glaz», Moscow
«Home reading» 2011, State National Galery of Komi Republic, Russia
«Babes in the wood» 2011, anika handelt Galerie, Vienna, Austria
«The big gap» 2012, Zoya Tommy Contemporary Gallery, Houston, TX, USA
«Udmurtya» 2013, Gallery «Glaz», Moscow
«Udmyrtya» 2014, Academia Fine Arts Museum, Photobiennale, Moscow
«Shifts» 2015, Galerie Reinthaler, Vienna, Austria


2008 — the government grant from the Russian Ministry of Culture, “Young Photographers”, Moscow
2010 — the special prize of the Museum «Moscow House of Photography», Moscow
2012 — the Glocal Rookie Award, Italy


ZOOM (Russian) 11-12/2008
DATUM 12/2011
7 Infra-mince\ revue de photographie, 2012
Wall paper magazine London 2014
Harper’s Bazaar Art 2015


Private collections in Russia, Germany, Canada, USA, Italy, Austria
The collection of “Bank of America”
The collection of “Stiftung Südtiroler Sparkasse”