Oksana Yushko

Freelance photographer, started working as a professional journalist in 2006, based in Moscow.

Higher education in computer science and mathematics.

2010 one of the three finalists of Conscientious Portfolio Competition
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2010 finalist of the Young Photography competition with the photostory ‘Kenozero Dreams’, exhibition in FotoDepartament Gallery, St.Petersburg

2010 finalist of ‘The Aftermath Project’ with a collaborative work ‘Grozny:9 cities’ http://www.theaftermathproject.org

2010 exhibition of documentary based multimedia ‘Projections of Reality’ with the multimedia project “Majnum and Rahma’ about Tadzhik migrants, Moscow, Red October http://projectionsofreality.org

2009 became a member of ‘Verso Images’ - first Russian collective of five emerging documentary photographers http://www.versoimages.com

2009 ‘Visions of reality’ exhibition with the multimedia project “Majnum and Rahma’ about Tadzhik migrants, Mel Gallery, Moscow

2009 ‘Foto in motion. Vol.2.’ CD release on the subject ‘Youth: self-discovery’ with the multimedia project “Majnum and Rahma’ about Tadzhik migrants, presentation during St. Petersburg Summer Festival of Photography in FotoDepartament Gallery, St. Petersburg

2008-2010 Objective Reality Foundation online workshops in photography and multimedia by Lucian Perkins, Jury Kozyrev, Bjarke Myrthu, Michael Regnier and others http://edu.objectivereality.org/en/

2008 top-10 winner of the competition ‘Young photographers of Russia’ with a photostory from Istanbul, group exhibition in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

2008 winner of the competition ‘Without Barriers’ devoted to disabled people, exhibition in FotoSoyuz Gallery, Moscow.

2007 people choice award in the Silver Camera competition about Moscow with a series ‘Moscow. Rain’, exhibition in the Manezh Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow.
2006 top-10 winner of the competition ‘Young photographers of Russia’ with a series ‘Frozen souls’, group exhibition in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

2006 finalist of the Silver Camera competition about Moscow, exhibition in the Manezh Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow.
2005 top-10 winner of the competition ‘Young photographers of Russia’ with a reportage about the Young pioneers in Russia, group exhibition in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

2005 became a member of the Russian photo-artists Union.

2005 graduated from the school of journalism Izvestia.
Exhibited in several major galleries in Moscow and other Russian cities.

Selected publications:
Russian Reporter, Expert, Russian Newsweek, Ogoniok, Kommersant, Foto&Video, The St.Petersburg Times, RFE/RL, The New York Times, Guardian (UK), Stern (Germany), Mare (Germany), Le Point (France), La Vanguardia (Spain), Helsingin Sanomat (Finland)