Lydia Smirnova

Born May 6th, 1984 in Leningrad, USSR


Education

February 2013 – June 2013 – Fotodepartament (course: «Documentary photography»), Saint Petersburg, Russia
January 2010 – September 2010 –  Academy of photo skill (course: «Photography in a magazine»),  Saint Petersburg, Russia
2008 –2011 – Union of Journalists, PhotoFaculty, Saint Petersburg, Russia
2005 – 2006 – Photo school «Argentum» (courses: «Theoretical and practical foundation of photography», «Composition»), Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2001 – 2007 -  Philological Department of Herzen Pedagogical university (Bachelor`s and Master`s Degree)


Awards

2011 – the Best of Russia, finalist
2011 – The Best Photographer, Moscow, RU finalist
2010 - Kaunas Photo Star festival, Kaunas, Lithuania, finalist


Exhibitions

2013 - “Thirty years later”, exhibition of PhotoFaculty, Saint Petersburg, Russia
2011 – “Saint Petersburg around the clock”, Saint Petersburg, Russia
2011 – “52”, annual exhibition of Photofaculty, Saint Petersburg, Russia
2010 – “Forgotten by urbanization”, Moscow, Russia
2009 - “The fiftieth”: anniversary exhibition of PhotoFaculty, Saint Petersburg, Russia