Schekoldin Valery( Photographer)
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Biography Schekoldin Valery
Born in 1946, Mr.. Gorky (Nizhny Novgorod).
1950-1980 lived in Mr.. Ulyanovsk, after graduating from college he worked at the Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant designer, graduated from the Polytechnic Institute, served in the army and became a freelance photographer.
1980-1995 lived in different cities of Russia, from 1985 to 1995 - in Yaroslavl Zalesskiy.
Since 1995 lives and works in Moscow
His photographs were published journals 'Soviet woman', 'Ogonek', 'worker', 'Peasant', 'Family and School', 'Motherland'. In recent years, cooperating with the magazine Stern
. 1997 'Best photographer in Russia' - 'Paris Match', 'Best photo series, the' - 'Interphoto-96'
. 1998 'Photographer Year' - club photoeditors Germany, 1 st place, daily life, photo series - 'Interphoto-97'
. 1999 'best picture, the' - 'Interphoto-98', 'Award for humanistic attitude in photos' - Institute of Humanitarian Studies, Frankfurt, Germany, 'Best photo series in the journal' - club photoeditors Germany
. Personal exhibitions:
. 1987 'The Moment of Truth', Ulyanovsk, Regional Arts Fund
. 1991 'The hidden man', Moscow, Photo Center
. 1994 'The word victory - the root of trouble', dedicated to veterans of the Great Patriotic War, Moscow, Photo Center
. 1997 'Pictures', Moscow, gallery 'Russian field'
. 1998 'Ulyanovsk', Moscow, New Manege (within Photobienalle-98)
. Filmed in the cities of Russia and the former Soviet Union, in Chechnya and other hot spots
. His characters - the elderly, youth, children from orphanages and youth from the correctional colonies, people in prisons and nursing home residents, farmers and workers, representatives of Bohemia.