Oleg is photographer/artist, born in 1983 in Leningrad, Russia. In 2005 graduated from Moscow State Pedagogical University with a degree in Law. Since 2006 studied photography in Moscow Museum of Modern Art. Lives in Saint-Petersburg since 2008 where continued his photography education. In 2012 graduated from Faculty of Press Photographers. Since 2012 part of the Fotodepartament Institute program. His works were published in The Guardian, F-Stop, Calvert Journal, GEO, The Village magazines. His conceptual projects are build up somewhere in between of such terms as space and place, identity and psychoanalysis, using mixture of landscape and documentary photography.



Contact Information:

+79500221373
o.savunov@gmail.com
51/31 10th line of Vasilyevskiy ostrov,appt. 13
zip code 199178, St. Petersburg, Russia
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CV

Publications:

2018 Inrussia Magasine “Amendment 64”.

2017 Amuse by The Vice Magazine "Amendment 64".

2017 Landscape Stories "Altered Landscape" "Failed Interference".

2017 F-Stop Magazine "Identity&Community", "Phantasm Figure" project.

2017 GEO Magazine, Nepal travel pictures.

2015 New Landscape Photography Blog "Failed interference".

2015 The Guardian "Inside the zone". Photographs taken on the set of "Under Electric Clouds" movie by Alexei German Jr.

2015 Calvert Journal "Inside the zone". Photographs taken on the set of "Under Electric Clouds" movie by Alexei German Jr.

2014 Calvert Journal "An island story".

2013 "The Village" online magazine. Group project "On the Block" series.

2012 "PHOTO/arts Magazine - Self Contained". Project "4.10"


Exhibitions:

2014 "Institute.Production" group exhibition. Center of Contemporary Culture "Change". Kazan, Russia.

2014 "Red eye effect" group exhibition. Fotodepartament Gallery. Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

2014 "Young photography" group exhibition. Don State Public Library, Rostov-on-Don, Russia.

2013 "On the block" group exhibition. "New Holland" exhibition space. Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

http://www.newhollandsp.ru/en/blog13/art/exhibitionontheblock1/

2013 "Young photography. Selected" group exhibition. Baltic Biennal of Photography "Photomania", Kaliningrad, Russia.

2013 "The story of the creative" group exhibition by "See Me" organisation. New York, USA.

2012 “Young Photography 2012, 1/2. “Below The Surface” group exhibition, Foundation "FotoDepartament", Saint-Petersburg. Russia.

2012 First overseas group exhibition of St.Petersburg Faculty of Press Photographers in Catalonian Institute of Photography (IEFC), Barcelona, Spain.

http://www.iefc.cat/pdf/sant-petersburg-dossier-premsa.pdf

Education:

2012-2015 FotoDepartament Institute, St.Petersburg, Russia. Educational program “Photography As Research”.

2012 International Summer Photography Workshop “Nordic Photography Experience ”, Foundation “FotoDepartament”, Nikolai Howalt (Copenhagen)"Place".

2010 - 2012 Faculty of Press Photographers at Saint Petersburg House of Journalists

2011 Practical workshop "Working with nonprofit organizations." Mikhail Fridman, Foundation FotoDepartament

2009 Practical workshop "Genre and a genre picture," Boris Mikhalevkin St. Petersburg Foundation for Photo Workshops.

2005 - 2006 Studied photography in Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

2000 - 2005 Moscow State Pedagogical University , the Department of Sociology, Economics and Law, specialty "jurisprudence", Moscow, Russia


Competitions:

2012 Short - list of "Viewbook Photostory 2012: Small Stories" competition. Project "4.10"