Born in Moscow in 1977, the documentary photographer Ekaterina Solovieva has lived in Hamburg since 2006. Her work focusses mainly on the life of simple country folk living in countries of the former Soviet Union. She places a particular emphasis on religios traditions and customs. Her ПАЛОМНИКИ (Pilgrimage) photo book was published by Bad Weather Press in January of 2014. She had been working on the log-term, documentary project "Tverin Karjala", since 2014. A photo book with the same title is planned for 2018.
Works have been published in many Foreign and Russian magazines and on-line blogs such as: BBC Russian, Russia Today, Leica Russia Blog, GEO, Leica Photography International, Orthodoxy and the World, Square Space Magazine, C41 Magazine, DOC! etc. Many projects were exhibited as installations, exhibitions and screenings worldwide.