Olga Kravets

Olga Kravets is a documentary photographer, currently based in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and working on personal projects in Grozny, Chechnya and Tel-Aviv, Israel.

The media which have published my work include: Berlingske Tidende (Denmark), Dagsavisen (Norway), Elsevier (Netherlands), FEM Business (Netherlands), Financial Times Deutschland, Helsingin Sanomat (Finland), Kristeligt Dagblad ( Denmark), Management Scope (Netherlands), Photo RAW (Finland), suomen Kuvalehti (Finland), Tank Magazine (UK), The Globe and Mail (Canada), The Observer (UK), Trouw (Netherlands), among others. I have also worked for the news agencies, including Agence France Presse and European Pressphoto Agency. In Russia I’m represented by Focus Pictures Agency. As well, I researched and produced three documentaries: “Nashi” by Daya Cahen (Netherlands), “From Moscow to Magadan” (the Caucasus chapter) by Hans Pool (Netherlands) and “Ingushetia: Russia’s Dirty War” by Clancy Chassay for Channel 4 (UK).

Grants and Awards
2010:
-Chevening scholarship for MA in Documentary Photography in London Colledge of Communication
-finalist of The Aftermath Project Grant with the story “Grozny: 9 cities”
2009:
- Recipient of Rory Peck Trust Scholarship to attend a hostile environment course for freelance journalists covering conflicts
2007:
- Short-list of Young Photographers of Russia award

2006:
- Two Thompson Reuters Foundation scholarships – to attend Writing International News Course at Reuters Headquarters in London and Reuters’ Writing Environmental News Course in Goudauri, Georgia

Exhibitons and Screenings
2009:
- St. Petersburg Summer Festival of Photography, screening of multimedia project Homeless &Godness
- Objective Reality Foundation Screening, Mel gallery, Moscow, screening of multimedia project Homeless &Godness

2007:
- Holala Cuba exhibition, Original gallery, Moscow