ALENA KAKHANOVICH, 1985
Born in Minsk, Belarus

Alena is a young visual artist, photographer. 

She graduated from the Belarusian State University, Faculty of Radiophysics and Electronics in 2008 and finished the Academy of Photography in Warsaw in 2016. Alena participated in group, solo exhibitions and international festivals. Her works are in the public collection at the Kiyosato Museum of Photography Art. Her photos focus on psychology, people and environment relationships. She is also interested in both a memory topic and a mythology in photography. 

AWARDS:

2019 - In the shortlist - “MESH” - Vancouver, Canada

2019 - Finalist - Millennium Images #FotoRoomOPEN, UK

2019 - Finalist - Kolga Photo Award 2019, Georgia

2019 - Finalist - Young Portfolio, Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Art, Japan

2018 - Finalist - Critical Mass 2018, Photolucida  - Portland, OR, USA
2018 - Finalist - Helsinki Photo Festival - Helsinki, Finland

2017 - In the summer shortlist - «Fotofilmic 2017» - Vancouver, Canada

2017 - In the longlist - «PRAFOTA» - Minsk, Belarus

2016 - In the summer shortlist - «Fotofilmic 2016» - Vancouver, Canada

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2017 - «Granny’s House», curator - Pawel Bowniccreative space «Belarusian House» -  Warsaw, Poland

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2019 - URBAN Photo Awards 2019 - Monastero di Santa Maria in Valle, Cividale del Friuli, Italy

2019 - Kolga Photo Award 2019 - Tbilisi, Georgia

2019 - Young Portfolio, Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Art, Japan

2018 - «From Helsinki With Love», curator - Rafael Rybczynski, Helsinki Photo Festival - Helsinki, Finland

2017 - group exhibition of the Academy of Photography within the Month of Photography -  Krakow, Poland

2016 - Best Photography Academy Graduates, curator - Joanna Kinowska, «Gallery officyna art & design» - Warsaw, Poland

2016 - «Crisis? What crisis?», group exhibition of the Academy of Photography within the Month of Photography -  Krakow, Poland

2015 - «Arteria», Center for Contemporary Art - Minsk, Belarus

PUBLICATIONS:

«PHmuseum» magazine, 2019

«MAKEOUT» magazine, Minsk 2017

«i-D, VICE», Warsaw, 2017 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts (2018, 2019)

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