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Mikhail Mordasov Sochi, Russian Federation

  • Sochi, Russian Federation
  • freelance photographer

The most expensive Olympic Games in history are about to take place in Sochi, Russia. The $51 billion price tag has done little good (and perhaps long-term harm) for the local economy and gentle culture.

About Mikhail Mordasov

My interests are long-term documentary projects.

PUBLICATIONS:

My work has been published by the New York Times Lens Blog, The Washington Post, GEO Poland and Russia, Spiegel, International Herald Tribune, Russian Reporter, Ogoniok, Newsweek, The New Times, Forbes, Foreign Policy, Lenta.ru, RBTH, Gazeta.ru, TIMELightBox, Vedomosti, Expert, Kommersant, and others.

WORK:

Since 2013 I work as a freelance photographer.
In 2010-2013 I cooperated with AFP as a stringer.
In 2009-2010 I worked with RIAnovosti as a staff photographer.
In 2006-2008 I worked with Reuters and ITAR-TASS as a stringer.

EDUCATION:

2010
Workshop with Gregory Dukor, director of Reuters photo department in Russia & CIS, Sochi, Russia
2010
Participated in The Noor Agency’s master class for documentary photography, St. Petersburg, Russia
2008
Workshop with Sergei Maximishin “Photography in the magazine”, Moscow, Russia
1999-2004
Law faculty, Novgorod State University

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2013 Exhibition of participants of The contest “Silver camera”, Moscow House of Photography, Moscow, Russia
2013 night screen TBILISI PHOTO FESTIVAL 2013, Tbilisi, Georgia
2012 IV Exhibition Modern Russian Photography, Belgrade, Serbia
2011 Exhibition of winners of The National contest “Sporting Russia”, Moscow, Russia
2011 Exhibition of winners of the «Best of Russia 2010» project, CCA Winzavod, Moscow, Russia
2010 Exhibition of winners of the «Best of Russia 2009» project, CCA Winzavod, Moscow, Russia
2010 Exhibition of the national contest ”The best photographer”, Moscow, Russia
2009-2010 Exhibition “We” of participants of Photopolygon.ru , Novosibirsk, Moscow, Krasnodar, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Vladivostok, Russia
2008 Exhibition of Reuters photographers at Visa pour l’Image Perpignan, Perpignan, France

PARTICIPANT:

2013 Participant in the NG portfolio review at the TBILISI PHOTO FESTIVAL 2013, Tbilisi, Georgia
2012 Participant in the portfolio review at the IV international festival of photography Photovisa, Krasnodar, Russia

AWARDS:

2011 award of The National contest “Sporting Russia”, Moscow, Russia
2010 – 2nd prize of The National contest ”The best photographer”, Moscow, Russia

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Mikhail Mordasov's Projects on LensCulture