Location:Moscow, Russian Federation
Gallery Representation:Glaz gallery. (Moscow)Galerie Stanislas Bourgain. (Paris)
Ivan Mikhailov was born on January 15th, 1981 in Novocheboksarsk, Russia, active as a photographer since 2001. In 2003 graduated from the Chuvash Pedagogical State University with a degree in fine arts and drawing. During 2003-2007 he working us freelance designer and advertising photographer. During 2008-2012 he focus more on personal projects which have been shown on group and personal exhibitions. Photos are in collections of the Moscow House of Photography, Nizhny Novgorod Museum of Photography History, the National Museum of Chuvashia and private Collection in France, Italy, America, Canada, Germany. At the present moment works as a freelance photographer. Lives in Moscow.
2013, "Megapolis", park "Drujba", Moscow
2013, "Playground", Planetarium, Novosibirsk.
2012, Playground, Glaz Gallery, Moscow, Russia.
2011, Playground, gallery Atelier AM ECK, Dusseldorf,Germany.
2010, Megapolis, Abbaye de Montmajour, Arles, France.
2010, Space for solitude, Proekt Fabrika.Moscow.Russia.
2009, Megapolis, Gallery of Fine Arts Zourab Tsereteli, Moscow, Russia.
2008, Graphic Rhythms, A Municipal Art Exhibit, Cheboksary, Russia.
2014, "Contemporary Russian Photography", Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
2014, "Priceless city", Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow
2014, "Allegory of the forgotten", Centre Pompidou, Paris
2014, "Russia beyond the mythologies", Kremlin-Bicêtre, France
2013, «Photograffiti», Gelman Gallery, Moscow.
2012, "Optimal projections", Zagreb Arts Pavilion, Croatia
2012, "From Moscow With Love", PDNB Gallery, Dallas, USA
2012, "10 Curators / 10 Artists", Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York, USA
2011, “Russian cosmos”, 2011, Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy
2011, Photofestival LianzhouFOTO”, Lianzhou, China
2011, Photofestival “Noorderlicht”, Groningen, Netherlands
2011, Photofestival “Backlight”, Tampere, Finland
2011, International Festival of Photography, Lodz, Poland.
2010, Untold hopes, Chateau d'Eau, Toulouse, France.
2010, Time within us, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Turkey.
2010, Young photography.Understanding. Saint Petersburg, Russia.
2009, Four Views on India , The Rainbow Art Gallery, Cheboksary, Russia.
2008, The World Art Photography, The Karelia Hotel, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
2008, The Metro, A.A. Ahmatova Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
2007, Russian Art Week, Moscow Artist House, Moscow, Russia.
2007, One Way or Another, St.-Petersburg, Russia.
2006, Young photographers of Russia, Russian Museum of Photography, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia.
Russian photographer Ivan Mikhaylov has assembled a wonderful series of portraits and short interviews with young people who have moved from the provinces to find new lives in the bustle of Moscow.