Ira Alaeva ©

  1. Ira Alaeva (b. 1983, Moscow)


    University of Arts, Bern, Conservation and restoration of photographs (MA), 2024

    University of Applied Sciences, Berlin, Conservation and restoration of photographs (BA), 2019

    Rodchenko School of Photography and Multimedia, Moscow, Graduate, 2009

    Exhibitions & Mentions


    Nachtgestelle/ Night Scaffoldings (solo exhibition) Gallery PhotoSecession / Haus der Fotografie, Vienna, Austria

    2013 Bratislava International Portfolio Review 2013: «Nachtgestelle» voted among the best 15 series of the review
    Shum Stih, Art-cluster «Sakhart», Moscow
    Young photographers of Russia 2013,  Museum «Prisutstvennye Mesta», Plyos, Russia
    2012 Walk about Moscow, Lalit Kala Academi, New Delhi, India
    Young photography 2012 1/2: Below the surface, Center for Arts and Music, St. Petersburg
    Silver Camera, The Moscow Manege, Moscow
    2011 Nachtgestelle / Night constructions (solo exhibition), Niederlausitz-Museum «Kulturkirche Luckau», Luckau, Germany
    Urban wireless, Baltic Media Center, St.Petersburg
    The black hole, Mikola house, Kiev, Ukraine
    2010 The Black Room, or Pinhole («Chernaya komnata, ili pinhole»), Russian State Museum of Photography, Nizhnij Novgorod, Russia
    2009 Fotomost / Photobooth Space Bridge (as curator), WINZAVOD Centre for Contemporary Art, Moscow
    Nachali! («Started!»), ARTPLAY Centre for the Arts, Moscow
    2008 Mayakovsky - PhotoBookVerseGraphics, Mayakovsky State Museum, Moscow
    Common Place («Obshchee mesto»)Moscow Photobiennale, Moscow


    Publications in: Harper’s Magazine (featured artwork January 2013), Bolshoj Gorod magazine (photographs) Sovietskij Sport magazine (photographs), Foto & Video Russia (article and photographs), Vokrug Sveta (article & photographs), Zenith  (Germany), terra  (Germany); adieu tristesse (Germany)


    participation in multi-media project «» urban Art& new Media Project, organized by Ministry of foreign affairs (Germany) and Goethe Institute (Germany), as photographer

    member of informal associations of photographers black hole and Schnellfoto