Alexey Vasilyev was born in 1985 in the coldest region of Russia - Yakutia, where the temperature can reach the grade mark -60 C°. In his documentary works he focuses on the daily life research of people in the far North and their national identity in the global world.
In 2017 he became a laureate of "Young photographers of Russia" photo contest. He was shortlisted in Sports category of The Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest 2018, was among the finalists of LensCulture Street Photography Award 2016, got a honorable mention in Mobile Photo Awards 2016.
Features of her work have been published in the National Geographic (Russia), Calvert Journal, It's Nice That, Takie Dela (Russia), Lenta.ru (Russia)