About. Documentary and Art photography
About. Documentary and Art photography

Zoya Alsharawneh (b.1978, Simferopol, Ukraine), a visual artist, works with photography, collage, appropriation images, drawing and document performance art. Lives and works between Simferopol, Crimea and Riyad, Saudi Arabia. The problem of personality, different aspects of the female archetype and its transformation in different stages of life, moving through mythology, philosophy, with a certain territory and objects are the main themes laying in the sphere of her interests. In her works she focuses on the process of self-reflection and searches for visual metaphors and symbols to be used for examinig her life in order to translate the emotional and psychological state into some visual form. She uses different visual models as well as a formal framework to create a complete visual statement.   


Publications

-2020 Republic project Inland Empire

https://republic.ru/mags/photo

-2020 Private Photo review project Inland Empire 

https://www.privatephotoreview.com/2020/03/inland-empire/

 -2020 Group project in Fotografika about self-isolation 

https://takiedela.ru/2020/03/mir-dlya-menya-zaigral-novymi-kraskami/?fbclid=IwAR0TMvwhCxYGXCUpdBMB88ulU4Xtersl1uUrRVd5faO5DkzUDuuJz6CxQyk

Exhibitions


-2020 Group exhibition at Art-Residence The Gate series of work rechearching Emmanuel Kant’s moral philosophy, “Hope”, Kaliningrad, Russia

-2020 Group exhibition at Wall-online with the project “Reduction to One”

https://wall-online.ru/zoya-alsharavneh-1

-2020 Group exhibitoin at Art-residence The Gate  in collage and mixed media art rechearching Emmanuel Kant’s moral philosophy, “Duty”,  Kaliningrad, Russia

https://kaliningradart.photo/projects/kt/dolg/

-2019 Group exhibition at Wall-online  with the project “Magic Carpet”

-2019 Group exhibition with diploma project “Inland Empire” at Fotografika Gallery, St.Petersburg, Russia

-2019 Group exhibition with the project “Future Vision” at Fotografika Gallery, curator S.Stroitelev, St.Petersburg, Russia

-2019 Group exhibition with the project “Future Vision” with Fotografika on Festival “Future” at First Factory of Avantgarde, Ivanovo, Russia

-2019 Group exhibition with project “Inland Empire” at Fotografika gallery, St.Petersburg, Russia

-2019 Group exhibition “Storage devices”, printed digital collage art work “Layers M” at Omelchenko Gallery, Moscow, Russia

Education:

2020- Art Residence “Hope in Emmanuel Kant’s moral philosophy”, Kaliningrad, Russia

2020- Project educational course by Ekaterina Vasilyeva “Object”

2020-Educational drawing course by Elena Tarutina “The Hunting for stories”

2020- Art Residence “Duty in Emmanuel Kant’s moral philosophy”, Kaliningrad, Russia  

2020-   Modern Still life personal course of Monika Dubinkaite in Photoplay, Moscow, Russia

2020-  Educational modules with Yuriy Gudkov Picture and the Context, Foundation FotoDepartament, Saint-Petersburg, Russia; 

2019 — A personal course Intellect or Susceptibility by Ekaterina Vasilyeva, Saint-Petersburg, Russia  

2017−2019 Educational Foundation Academy of Photojournalism and Documentary photography Fotografika, St. Petersburg

2019- Workshop in portrait photography by Sergey Sarakhanov, Odessa, Ukraine

2019- Project educational course “Real visualist” by Art-Studio “Sun in Bun”, Moscow, 

2019- Project  educational course by Ekaterina Vasilyeva “Invisible Cities”, online

2019-  A course of lectures by Ekaterina Vasilyeva Photography as art. Genres of photography from the point of view of the 21st century, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2016- Workshop in Newborn photography by Natalia Gorbachenko, Sevastopol

2004 — National State University of Tax Service, Kiev, Ukraine