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Washington, DC, USA
Phone: +1-202-714-56-65
E-mail: alexanderaksakov@gmail.com



Alexander Aksakov, a freelance documentary photographer and photojournalist, was born in Pechora (Komi Republic, USSR) in 1986.

Education:
• Syktyvkar State University / Marketing (2004-2009)
• St. Petersburg Photofaculty in the name of Galperin / Photojournalism (2011-2013)

Alexander’s work has been published in different US and European magazines and newspapers. He’s a participants of a number of group exhibitions and festivals in Russia and abroad. Now Aksakov shoots news and works on personal and group documentary projects both on civil life and unrests around countries of the former USSR.



Photo Agency:

Verbatim (former Getty; stringer)

Books:

Hungry Still
Motherland
365 (akinabooks)

Exhibitions:

Banditen/Bratva (group)
Environmental photographer (group)
Motherland (group)
From White to Black Sea (group)
New York ICP (group)

Funds:

Liberty.SU

Grants/Programs:

ICFJ
Geschichtwerkstatt-Europa

Festivals:

Slideluck V/Format13
Entre Margens
Les Rencontres d'Arles



Publications:

TIME
NY Times Magazine
Al Jazeera English
Svenska Dagbladet
Focus Magazin
Bilanz
GUP Magazine
DUST
Columbus (Nl)
The Sunday Times
The Washington Post
The Boston Globe
Amnesty International
USA Today
NYTimes
de Volkskrant
NRC Handelsblad
Saint-Petersburg Times

... and others

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