Maria Morina


Maria Morina is an emerging Russian documentary photographer and filmmaker based in Kiev, Ukraine. Maria Morina graduated from St. Petersburg State University in International Relations, and  from the Galperin Photojournalism School in St. Petersburg. Since 2009 Ms. Morina has been working on a joint project by three female photographers Grozny: Nine Cities, exploring specific aspects of the aftermath of two Chechen wars, which has won several international awards – Lens Culture International Exposure Awards, Grand Prize in the Multimedia Category, finalist of The Aftermath Project Grant, shortlisted for Anthropographia Human Rights Through Visual Storytelling Awards among others. Maria Morinas’ 5.5 minutes documentary films on Nizhny Tagil youngsters lifestyle was selected for The Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid and screened in 2011-2012, it won an honorable mention from the International Photography Awards in 2012.