Julia Borissova was born in Tallinn, Estonia. She lives in St. Petersburg (Russia), where she graduated from the program “Photography as a research”, 2011-2013, Foundation ‘FotoDepartament’.

Her work has been exhibited in national and international solo and group shows. She is an author of the art-books: ‘Address’ (2015), ‘DOM (Document. Object. Model)’ (2014), ‘Running to the Edge’ (2014), ‘The Farther Shore’ (2013).

Julia Borissova explores ideas of the image and the materiality of the medium of photography. She employs a greater variety of photographic techniques and styles.

Gold Medal Award from the 2014 San Francisco International Photography Competition. California (2014);
1st place in the 2013 International Fine Art Photography Competition in the Experimental category. Paris, France;
1st place in the competition “The Baltic Photo Biennale. Photomania” in the Fine Art category, Russia (2013);
She is a participant at the Noorderlicht International Photofestival 2013 TWENTY (the Netherlands).
The project “Running to the Edge” was selected for the top 10 professional shortlist in the Conceptual category, in the 2013 Sony Word Photography Awards.

Exhibitions (2014-2015):
International Photobook Festival, Kassel, Germany, 2015;
Belfast Photo Festival, 4 – 30 June 2015;
Athens Photo Festival. The exhibition “Frames and Framing”, 28 May – 21 June, 2015;
Solo Exhibition “DOM (Document Object Model)” April, 16 – May, 2015, Kaliningrad, Russia;
The On Landscape #2 exhibition, April, 17 – May, 16’2015, Matèria Gallery, Roma, Italy;
“Modalità d’uso”. Dec ’2014 – Jan‘2015, Castello (San Vito al Tagliamento), Italy;
BITUME PHOTOFEST Lecce, Italy, Sept. 2014;
Books exhibition on Unseen Photo Fair Amsterdam, 2014;
INFOCUS Juried Exhibition of Self-Published Photobooks, 2014 – Phoenix Art Museum;
Solo exhibition DOM (Document Object Model) May‐June, 25’2014, FotoDepartament Gallery, St.Petersburg;
The group exhibition ”Look into it”, Moscow, March – April 2014;
The exhibition of the Gold Medal Award Winners from the 2014 San Francisco International Photography Competition, California, 2014;
The group exhibition in the Queensland Centre for Photography, Australia, 2014

Musée Magazine No.11
GUP magazine
Ghost magazine
Assai Magazine
Romka magazine, Issue 9
Incandescent, Issue 7 “Halfway to Something”
ArchivoZine “Archive and Memory”
Robert Shore’s book ‘Post-Photography: The Artist with a Camera’
GUP magazine
Art-magazine “Iskusstvo” (Moscow)
L’Oeil de la Photographie
Elephant Magazine

Julia Borissova