Valentin Sidorenko is a visual artist and documentary photographer. He was born in 1995 in a small town Gornyak, which is situated in Altay Territory on the border of Russia and Kazakhstan, where landscapes full of endless steppes. His career has spanned different media — photography, book format, multimedia and documentary films. Sidorenko is interested of boundaries, choice, game. He believes that his works could find reasons of social, family, and personal problems, yet they are also autobiographical, drawing on his personal experience. He now lives and works in Moscow, Russia.

bio/cv — Valentin Sidorenko

Group exhibitions

2019. Traces, SaUVaGE gallery, Arles, France
2019. Roots of the heart grow together, Screening in Photography Festival Les Nuits Photographiques de Pierrevert, Pierrevert, France
2019. Traces, Center of Photography Mart, Ekaterinburg, Russia
2018. Roots of the heart grow together, Millepiani Exhibition Space, The LoosenArt Collection, Rome, Italy
2018. Roots of the heart grow together, Fotografika Gallery, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Awards

2018.
Shortlist, Roots of the heart grow together, Photogrvphy Grant
2018. Shortlist, Roots of the heart grow together, Bird in Flight Prize, Special Nomination: Panasonic Readers' Choice Award
2018. Winner, Roots of the heart grow together, Point on the map, Possibility of the future
2018. Finalist, Roots of the heart grow together, Young photographers of Russia — 2018

Publications

2019. Edge of Humanity Magazine, Where the world ends
2019. Lenscratch, Roots of the heart grow together
2019. landscape Stories, Roots of the heart grow together
2019. The Eye of Photography, Traces
2019. Birdinflight, Traces
2019. Yogurt Magazine, Traces
2019. Phases Magazine, Roots of the heart grow together
2019. The Eye of Photography, Roots of the heart grow together
2019. F-Stop, Roots of the heart grow together
2019. Такие Дела, Where the world ends
2018. GUP Magazine, Roots of the heart grow together
2018. PRIVATE, Where the world ends
2018. Dodho Magazine, Where the world ends
2018. Birdinflight, Where the world ends
2018. Birdinflight, Roots of the heart grow together

Education

2013 — 2019. Russian State Institute of Cinematography
2017 — 2018. Academy of documentary photography and Photojournalism Photographika

Contact

Valenkisidorenko@gmail.com
+7 (965) 192-72-31
Moscow