Misha Maslennikov

Documentary Photographer @ Noga Creative Union / Based in Odessa

Misha Maslennikov was born in 1964 in the settlement of Dobroe close to Moscow. Since 2013 constantly lives in the city of Odessa, Ukraine.         1981-83 — he studied at Art School #75, got the... read on
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Coverage Regions: Europe Middle East
Years of experience: More than 10
Misha Maslennikov was born in 1964 in the settlement of Dobroe close to Moscow. Since 2013 constantly lives in the city of Odessa, Ukraine.        

1981-83 — he studied at Art School #75, got the qualification of architectural designer-constructor.

2002-05 — Misha studied at theological department of Saint Tikhon’s Orthodox University.
1985-92 — he worked in reproduction centre of the State Publishing House the Press (previous name Pravda) as a retoucher and an operator of electronic color splitting and color correcting machine. At the same time Misha Maslennikov got experienced in the following fields: photo reproduction, contacts, photomontage, he was busy in graphic, fonts and painting in art studious of Moscow painters Dmitry and Andrey Bisty, Vladimir Brainin.

1993-98 — he worked as an assistant of head of printing department at the design agency of the company Videoservice, became professional in control of printing process, graphic design, pre-printing photo preparation.

2001-02 — he was engaged as an art-director in the project Byzantium.ru of charity organization — The Centre of Help to Development of Orthodox art Byzantine.

He began traveling in the Russian North in 2002. The main areas are single expeditions to the places difficult of access, visiting and co-operation with cenobites of active monasteries, sketes, with keepers of ancient temples, pogosts, studying the way of life of modern hermits, anchorites, real intercourse and contacts with backwoodsmen.

Since the middle of 2005 Misha goes in for field reportage photography and begins thinking seriously about the photographic process as a way of the particular conveyance of author ideas in a missionary vein. At present Misha Maslennikov continues his work on private and public projects in documentary photography, individual and group expeditions according to a given subject, collection of materials, visual ethnography.
Photos are in museum and private collections in Russia and abroad. 
2008 — he triggered the arrangement of photoclub under Feofaniya Gallery.
Since 2006 — member of the Noga Creative Union.
Since 2010 — member of the Russian Photounion.
Since 2010 — member of the Russian Geography Society.
Since 2020 — independent photographer of the Incubator Photo Gallery, Portugal.