Born in Moscow in 1977, 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 religious traditions and customs. Her ПАЛОМНИКИ (Pilgrimage) photo book was published by Bad Weather Press in January of 2014, and “The Earth´s circle. Kolodozero” book was published in March 2018 at Schilt Publishing.
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.