Marina Istomina (b.1993) is a visual artist working with studies of memory, trauma and particularly with traumatic experience. Originally hailing from Ust-Kut, the region of Irkutsk (Russia, Siberia), she is currently based in Moscow.

In 2015 she graduated from the faculty of Cultural Studies, now Marina is a student of the School of Modern Photography "Docdocdoc".

Education 

2011 - 2015

Bachelor of Cultural Studies 

2018

School of photography "FineArt" (Studio photography course)

2018 - 2019

School of Modern Photography "Docdocdoc"

Awards & Participation

2019

Finalist: Makers of Siberia Photo Prize, Russia

2019

Short-listed: international Photography Grant

2019

Nominee: Bird in Flight Prize ‘19 — Panasonic Readers’ Choice Award

Group exhibitions 

2019

In appartment N all the Kunststücks are taken seriously, ZGA Gallery, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2019

Siberia. Presence,

Art of Omsk Museum, Omsk, Russia

Publications

2019

Suffocation - The Calvert Journal, Republic

2019

Protection, International Photography Grant

Marina Istomina