Alexei Titarenko

Born: 1962, Leningrad

Photographer. Born in Leningrad (1962). Graduated from the department of cinematic and photographic art of the Nadezhda Krupskaya Institute of Culture in Leningrad (1983). Specialised in photography, wrote diploma work on Photography in France: Nineteenth Century. Founded the Ligovka group and the Ligovka-89 photographic exhibition centre (1989). Founding member of the Charity Foundation for the Development of Classical Musical Culture (1994) and the Photoimage Collection Council of Experts. Awarded grants by the Musée de l’Elysée in Lausanne (1993–94), George Soros Centre of Contemporary Art in St Petersburg (1995–96) and the Centre National de l’Audiovisuel of Luxembourg (1998). Member of the Union of Artists (1997), Free Culture Foundation (1996) and the Union of Photographic Artists of Russia (1998).

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