About author


Anastasia Markelova b.1984 in Moscow, Russia. Professional photographer.


Graduated from the Moscow Politechnical College n.a. Mossovet, Moscow, Russia and from The Rodchenko Moscow school of Photography and Multimedia, Moscow, Russia.


2016 Anastasia Markelova, «PLEASE RETURN: a history of one archive». National Canter of Contemporary Arts, Minsk, Belarus.

Selected exhibitions

2016: V Moscow Biennale of Young Art «DEEP ISIDE» Group exhibition, Moscow, Russia

2010: II Moscow Biennale of Young Art "Stop! Who goes there? " Group exhibition, Moscow, Russia

2010: “Sense and Sensibility” as part of Photobiennale-2010, ARTPLAY Design Centre, Moscow, Russia. Group exhibition, Moscow, Russia

2009: Festival "Month of Photography in Cracow 2009" Program «OFF».
 Project "Rehearsal of Death", Personal exhibition, Cracow, Poland

2009: Young Russian Photography. Understanding 2009. The Foundation of informational and cultural programs "FotoDepartament". Group exhibition, Saint-Petersburg, Russia


Winner of the Sorti prize 2010, Tirana, Albania. Exhibition Facing fear, Project "Rehearsal of Death».


2016: Festival of Contemporary Photography «Presence». Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Project «There is nothing beyond the now».

Shoots for

Elle Decore, GQ, Homes&Gardens, Lufthansa Magazin, Men’s Health, Tatler, TimeOut, The Moscow Times, Women’s Health, АФИША, Большой город, The Village.