Masha Gelman is a documentary photographer from St. Petersburg, Russia. She was born in 1994. She studied sociology at Russian State Pedagogical University of Herzen in St. Petersburg.
In 2015-2016, she studied at the school "DocDocDoc" - "Documentary photography and photojournalism". In 2016 she entered in the short list of international photographic competition "Direct look" and she became member of the master class with Mads Nissen and Mads Greve.
In personal projects, she explores issues of gender identity, sexuality, violence and discrimination. She published in "Takie Dela", Bird In Flight, Wonderzine, FURFUR, Buzzfeed (NY), Sobaka. ru, Inosmi.ru, The Village.