Sofya Tatarinova

Sofya Tatarinova was born in 1984 in Moscow. In 2007, she graduated from Moscow Press University, then studied at Vadim Gushchin’s photo school, the Rodchenko Moscow School of Photography and Multimedia. She currently lives and works in Innsbruck.
Lives and works in Innsbruck.

Personal exhibitions (selected):

«Lost picture» 2020, Freistadt, Austria

«Landscape in focus» 2019, Electromuseum, Moscow, Russia

«Traumwald» 2017, Fotoforum Braunau, Braunau, Austria
«On the beach» 2016, Vorbrenner, Innsbruck, Austria
«From Russia with love» 2016, Galerie Reinthaler, Vienna, Austria
«Udmyrtya» 2014, Academia Fine Arts Museum, Photobiennale, Moscow
«Udmurtya» 2013, Gallery «Glaz», Moscow
«Babes in the wood» 2011, anika handelt Galerie, Vienna, Austria
«The big gap» 2012, Zoya Tommy Gallery, Fotofest, Houston, USA
«Home reading» 2009, Gallery «Glaz», Moscow, Russia

Group exhibitions (selected):

«Migrants» 2016, Galerie on the corner, London, UK
«Volga», 2016, Central house of artists, Moscow, Russia
«Happy end» 2013, Multimedia Museum, Moscow, Russia
«Udmurtya. Research», 2013, special programm 5 Moscow Biennalle, Moscow, Russia
«What’s there?» 2013, Random gallery, Moscow, Russia
«The stone flower» 2012, The Government Centre of Contemporary art, Moscow, Russia
«Was geht ab?» 2012, Fotoforum Braunau, Braunau, Austria
«The North», 2012, The Museum of contemporary art, Krasnoyarsk, Russia
«Show and tell» 2012, Gallery EK, Moscow, Russia
«Plastic world», 2012, the Art space of Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow House of Photography, Moscow
«Remont» 2012, TOP, parallel program Documenta 13, Kassel, Germany
«North-East» 2011, The exhibition hall of University of Fine Arts, Republic Komi, Suktuvkar, Russia
«Life in motion» 2011, International Centre of Photography, New York, USA
«DKNY» 2009, Gallery «Glaz», Moscow, Russia
«Volzhskoe photobiennale» 2008, State Russian Museum of Photography, Nizhny Novgorod
«Silver Camera 2006» 2007, Central Exhibition Hall «Manege», Moscow, Russia


2019 – 100 Best Young Artist (9th place), Forbes/Inart, Moscow, Russia
2012 — The Glocal Rookie Award, Italy
2010 — The Special Prize of the Museum, Moscow House of Photography, Moscow
2008 — The Government Grant from the Russian Ministry of Culture, “Young Photographers,” Moscow, Russia


TT Zeitung, 2016
Harper’s Bazaar Art, 2015
Wall Paper Magazine London, 2014
7 Infra-mince\Revue de Photographie, 2012
DATUM 12, 2011
ZOOM (Russian) 11-12, 2008


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

Self-published books:

Putin and the sea, 2016
Udmurtya, 2015