Bio

Pavel Volkov

(b.22.05.1987).

Photographer. Born in the Urals, lives in Moscow.

 

 

Education:

 

  • Graduate of the Galperin Photo Faculty (2011-2013)
  • Participant of workshops of VU and NOOR agencies,
  • Danish School of Multimedia and Journalism. (2016-2017)
  • Russian State University for the Humanities specialization — World Art History. (2019-2020)
  • Participant of the New York Times Portfolio Review (New York, USA) and the International Portfolio Review in Houston (Texas, USA)

 

Work, cooperation:

 

2012-2014 — photojournalist in the newspaper «Delovoy Peterburg»,
2014-2020 photojournalist in the newspaper «Evening Moscow»,
since 2020 — photojournalist of the Izvestia News Center.

 

In addition to his main work, is engaged in shooting social photo projects about Russia.

 

The projects were published in the following media:
The Washington Post, The New York Times, Harpers Magazine, Rolling Stones New York, Vice magazine, Der Spiegel, Stern, BBC, Takie Dela, lenta.ru.

 

Photo contests

Winner (favorites):

 

  • Participant of the evening screening at the Visa Pour l’Image photojournalism Festival — Perpignan 2014
  • Winner of the contest «Young photographers of Russia» 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 year
  • Winner of the Andrey Stenin Photojournalism Contest 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020,2021
  • Winner of the Efremov Photojournalism Contest 2014, 2016, 2017, 2022
  • PhotoVisa 2019
  • Istanbul Photo Awards 2018
  • PX3 Photo Paris 2019
  • NPPA 2019, 2020,2022
  • Canon Profifoto Sponsorship Prize 2016
  • Direct look photo contest 2016
  • Photogrvphy grant 2016
  • Grand prix “Young people in the 21st century-2017”, Kaunas Lithuania

 

Finalist:

 

  • Vilnius Photo Circle 2015, 2016 , 2020
  • Felix Schoeller Photo Award, 2017
  • Festival della Fotografia Etica 2017
  • Alfred Fried Photography 2018
  • Kolga Tbilisi Photo 2015-2019
  • Kuala lumpur photo awards 2019
  • Organ Vida photo festival 2017