Dmitry Vyshemirsky is a Russian photographer based in Kaliningrad – a Russian exclave on the Baltic Sea that before 1945 was a city of Königsberg, a part of Eastern Prussia of Germany.
In photography since 1980. Until the early 90’s worked as a photojournalist in periodicals. In the late 80’s he made several expeditions to the places of the former Stalin camps GULAG: on the Kolyma River, to the Magadan Region, to the Murmansk and the Akrhangelsk Region, where he made a series of photographs of “Traces of the GULAG”, later it was included into the cycle of “Waiting for Mercy”.
Participated in many solo and group exhibitions in Russia and abroad. Author of several publications in Russian and foreign editions. The works of D.Vyshemirsky are kept in museums and private collections in Russia, Denmark, Germany, Lithuania, Poland, the U.S., France and other counties. Author of the book “Atonement for Königsberg”.