Danila Tkachenko

1989 born in Moscow (Russia)
2010 School of photojournalism «News». Moscow, Russia
2014 Rodchenko Moscow School of Photography and Multimedia, department of documentary photography (supervisor Valeriy Nistratov). Moscow, Russia
2014 photo book “Escape”
2015 photo book “Restricted Areas”

Selected Exhibitions

2016
Restricted Areas, in the framework of European Month of Photography, Berlin. Fotogalerie Friedrichshain, Berlin, Germany (15 September — 29 October)
SI FEST, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Russiantearoom gallery and curating agency, Paris, France
Escape. Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, USA
Power and Architecture. Calvert 22 Foundation, London, UK
Restricted Areas, in the framework of RENCONTRES D’ARLES 2016. Chapelle Saint-Martin du Méjan, Arles, France
Restricted Areas (solo). Kehrer Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Riga Photography Biennial. National Museum of Art’s Arsenāls Exhibition Hall, Riga, Latvia
On Disappearing And For Vanishing. Tartu Art Museum, Estonia
Festival of Political Photography. Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland

2015
Restricted Areas (solo). Pechersky Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Storie Sovietiche (3 artist show). Galleria del Cembalo, Rome, Italy
Foam Talent 2015, l’Atelier Néerlandais, Paris
Delhi Photo Festival, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi, India
IX Krasnoyarsk Book Culture Fair. Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Gimme Shelter — forts and fictions in the Lowlands. Fort Nieuwersluis, Netherlands
The Curve, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, USA
Photoparade Uglich. Russia
The Powers That Be. Station Independent Projects, New York, USA
Athens Photo Festival. Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece
Escape (solo). Gallery of Classic Photography, Moscow, Russia
The Anatomy of Forgiveness, Metropolitan Building, New York, USA
Escape, in the framework of Baltic Biennale «Photomania-2015». Art Platform «Gateway», Kaliningrad, Russia
I Sought Solitude. South Square Centre, Bradford, UK
Lensculture Award exhibition at Photo London. Somerset House, London, UK

2014
An Ocean of Possibilities. Museum TwentseWelle, Enschede, Netherlands
OFF_Festival. Pisztory Palace, Bratislava, Slovakia
Solo exhibition “Danila Tkachenko. Escape”, in the framework of 6th European Month of Photography. 25books, Berlin, Germany
VIII exhibition of the Kandinsky Prize nominees. Udarnik cinema, Moscow, Russia
Solitude, in the framework of 21st Noorderlicht International Photo Festival. Natuurmuseum Fryslân, Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Twelve Thinking Photographers, parallel event of Manifesta 10. First Cadets’ Corpus, St-Petersburg, Russia

2013
Die Brücke / Most festival. Slubice, Poland / Frankfurt an der Oder, Germany
On the block. New Holland cultural center, St-Petersburg, Russia

2012
Young Russian photography 2012 2/2. Reality/Decoration. Center for Art and Music and Library V.V. Mayakovsky, St-Petersburg, Russia
Student Art PROM. ARTPLAY design center, Moscow, Russia

2011
Person on the move. Swissotel Krasnye Holmy, Moscow, Russia
Young photograph, Fotodepartament, Sankt-Petersburg, Russia

2010
Steps. Photo Center, Moscow, Russia

Selected prizes

2016
The new east photo prize (shortlist)

2015 
Gabriele Basilico Prize in Architecture and Landscape Photography (Finalist)
lacritique.org Award — Voies Off (Winner)
Emerging Photographer Fund grant (Winner)
Foam Talent (Winner)
Leica Oskar Barnack Award (Finalist)
PDN Photo Annual (Personal Сategory, Winner)
European Publishers Award For Photography (Winner)
CENTER Choice Awards (Director’s Choice, Winner 1st place)
LensCulture Exposure Awards (Winner 1st place Series)
30 under 30, Magnum photos (Winner)
Photobook Melbourne Image Award, Australia (Finalist)

2014 
Voies Off, France (Short list / Selections)
PHOTOVISA, Russia (Photoseries, 2nd prize)
Organ Vida, Croatia (Finalist)
Leica Oscar Barnack Award, Germany (Newcomer shortlist)
PDN Photo Annual, USA (Student Work, Winner)
World Press Photo, Netherlands (Staged Portraits, 1st prize stories)
30 Under 30, Magnum photos (Shortlist)
2012 
Silver camera, Russia (Faces, Special prize)
Young man in the 21st century, Lithuania (Special prize)

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