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Dmitry Khovanskiy

literary manager and photographer
Born in 1984 in Moscow.

Education:
2001–2006—Moscow Aviation Institute, mathematician-engineer.
2009–2012—Institute of Russian Theater, actor of drama and cinema.
2016–2017—Moscow Institute of Professional and Amateur Photography (at RUSS PRESS PHOTO agency), photojournalist.

2012–present—the literary manager and photographer in the Moscow Hermitage Theater.
Currently live and work in Moscow.

 


 

• 2018, 10th Award for the Best Photography Book in Central and Eastern Europe 2017-2018 (an accompanying event of Month of Photography, Bratislava, Slovakia). The 3rd place with the book “Keep the Cages Open Before You Leave", category: contemporary photography.

• 2018, X International Festival of Photography “Photovisa”, Krasnodar, Russia. The book “Keep the Cages Open Before You Leave" is presented within the first International Photobook Festival "Supercover".

• 2018, 5th Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography (Barcelona, Spain). One photo from the series “Keep the Cages Open Before You Leave" is presented within the framework of the Biennial exhibition.

• 2018, 6th Singapore International Photography Festival. The book “Keep the Cages Open Before You Leave" has been selected as part of SIPF Open Call Photo Book Showcase 2018.

• 2018, MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL FOTO AWARDS (MIFA), Moscow, Russia. Silver in Book-Fine Art with the project “Keep the Cages Open Before You Leave”.

• 2018, Indian Photography Festival—HYDERABAD. Some of the photos from project “Keep the Cages Open Before You Leave” were selected for the Digital Exhibition.

• 2018, Kolga Photo Award, Tbilisi, Georgia. The project "Keep the Cages Open Before You Leave" has been shortlisted In the category "conceptual project".

• 2017, TOKYO INTERNATIONAL FOTO AWARDS (TIFA), Tokyo, Japan. Honorable mention winner in the category Book-Fine Art (Non-Professional) with the project “Keep the Cages Open Before You Leave”.

• 2017, OPEN CALL contest organized by the International Month of Photography Festival, Bratislava, Slovakia. Finalist with the project “Keep the Cages Open Before You Leave”.

• 2017, Photo festival “International Meetings of Photography”, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Project “Keep the Cages Open Before You Leave”—personal exhibition. Curators: Evgeny Berezner, Irina Chmyreva.

• 2017, II International Photo Festival PhotoKrok, Vitebsk, Belarus. Project “Keep the Cages Open Before You Leave”—first place (category “series”) in the contest “Science and Ecology”. Project was also exhibited in festival program.

• 2016, VIII International Festival of Photography “Photovisa”, Krasnodar, Russia. Photographic film with some of the photos from project “Keep the Cages Open Before You Leave” was showing in Multimedia program, selection of Irina Chmyreva, Art-Director of the Festival.

• 2016, Moscow Hermitage Theatre, Moscow, Russia. Group, permanent exhibition—theatrical photography.

 

Lectures and presentations

• 2017, The International Golden Turtle Festival, Moscow, Russia. Presentation of the project “Keep the Cages Open Before You Leave”.

• 2017, Photo festival “International Meetings of Photography”, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Report “Photobook: synthesis of text and photos”.

• 2017, Scientific-practical conference “Printing Graphics Problems”, Russian Academy of Arts, Moscow, Russia. Report “Synthesis of text and photos in the book. Photobook as a dramatic play”.