Z cyklu „Space-Time Relations (series of self-portraits)”

Anna Melnikova

Mińsk – Minsk

Białoruś – Belarus

Anna Melnikova is a photographer and artist from Belarus.
Born on June 14, 1986, Belarus. She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Minsk and holds a professorship in Graphic Design and Photography at the same institute. Since 2018 she has been appointed Head of the Department of Graphic Design and Photography at the Academy of Fine Arts in Minsk.
She obtained a master's degree in Art history and attended a post-graduate course at the Academy of Fine Arts in the direction of design and technical esthetics. In 2015 she obtained the scientific qualification of „Researcher” in the field of art.
As a photographer, she works in street photography and art photography using alternative photographic processes. The main activity is focused on pinhole, photogram, gum bichromate and cyanotype processes.
Since 2012 he has participated in numerous exhibitions and project in Belarus and abroad. She is a member of the „Belarusian Union of Designers” and the „Belarusian Union of artists”. Since 2018 Associated at the Alternative Photography Association Rodolfo Namias Group (GRN) Parma, Italy .

WEB https://melannart.portfoliobox.net/

The main exhibitions

  • Republican exhibition of the graphic design section of the Belarusian Union of Artists. „Idea!”. Palace of Arts, Minsk (Belarus). 2016 .

  • Semplicemente fotografare V. Novafeltria (Italy) photo festival (with a personal exhibition). 2018.

  • Photo festival PHOTOTRACE 2018. Centro Sperimentale di Fotografia CSF-Adams” Rome (Italy). 2018

  • VI BIENNIAL OF PAINTING, GRAPHICS AND SCULPTURE 2018, Palace of Arts, Minsk (Belarus) . Awarded with a diploma in the „Graphics of the year 2018” nomination for a series cyanotypes.

  • MONTH OF PHOTOGRAPHY IN ROME (MFR 2019) participates in the exhibition with Exhibition of ancient photographic printing techniques at Spazio Concrete (Via Romanello da Forlì 25), Rome. (Italy).

  • MONTH OF PHOTOGRAPHY IN ROME (MFR 2019) participates in the photographic exhibition „Trasfigurare l'apparire(double solo show by Anna Melnikova and Luigi Conte) at minimalARCH studio, Rome. (Italy).

  • Participates in the project «FOTOGRAFIADIFFUSA ROMA 2019», Rome. (Italy).

  • Festival PRAGUE PHOTO19, Prague (Czech Republic). 2019

  • ART-MINSK19 International Art Festival, Minsk (Belarus). 2019.

  • Republican exhibition of the III triennial of graphic design. Palace of Arts, Minsk (Belarus). 2019

  • Semplicemente fotografare VI photo festival (with a personal exhibition) Novafeltria (Italy) 2019.

  • Exhibition and conference on the ancient technique, the gum bichromate process as part of the PHOTOTRACE 2019 festival (at the National Archaeological Museum G. C. Mecenate, Arezzo (Italy). 2019

  • Republican exhibition Graphics of the Year 2019”. Art Gallery of Mikhail Savitsky, Minsk (Belarus).2019.

  • The personal exhibition of the photo project „La vita delle persone ideali”, Salotto 42, (Piazza Pietra 42), Rome (Italy).

  • Graphics of the year 2017, 2018, 2019. Art Gallery, Polatsk (Belarus). 2020

  • Curator and participant of the art exhibition of teachers and students of the graphic design department of the BGAI Unovis P.S.” Museum of the History of Belarusian Cinema, Minsk (Belarus). 2020

  • Fine Art Photo Awards 2020 Fine art nominee https://fineartphotoawards.com/winners-gallery/fapa-2019-2020/professional/fine-art/hm/11278

  • Graphics of the year 2019 favorites. Art gallery Mastatstva”, Minsk (Belarus). 2020 31.

  • Premio Gianluigi Parpani „Il Mondo in Tasca” per Carte de Visite contemporanea . Gruppo Fotografico Progetto Immagine Via Vecchio Bersaglio – Lodi (Italy), 2020

  • Somerville Toy Camera Festival 2020. Somerville, Massachusetts, US

Franson Gallery , 2020

  • Graphics of the year 2020. Palace of Arts, Minsk (Belarus). 2020

  • International Festival of Arts ART-MINSK 2020”. Palace of Arts, Minsk (Belarus). 2020

  • International Festival of Arts ART-MINSK 2020”. National Library, Minsk (Belarus). 2020

  • MONOCHROME photography Awards 2020. Fine Art - Honorable Mention (Professional) https://monoawards.com/winners-gallery/monochrome-awards-2020/professional/fine-art/hm/12662

  • FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2021. Fine art nominee (professionale)https://fineartphotoawards.com/winners-gallery/fapa-2020-2021/professional/fine-art/hm/13825

  • Publication in the Official Journal of the FIAF in Italy FOTOIT http://www.fotoit.it/2016/2021/03/31/aprile-2021/

  • Hydra_Z PINHOLEDAY2021 Traveling exhibition through the neighborhoods of Rome https://m.facebook.com/101043762046306/albums/127108092773206/

  • Participant of the competitive exhibition of the pinhole photography festival BFFO 6th Brzeg Pinhole Photography Festival 2021. (Poland)

  • Participant of the festival of contemporary art Lacuna Festivals 2021, Lanzarote (Spain)

  • Finalist of the contemporary art competition FRESH LEGS 2021 Inselgalerie, Berlin (Germany) 2021

  • Participant of the Republican exhibition of type and calligraphy Lit-Art 2021”. Palace of Arts, Minsk (Belarus).

  • Organizer, curator of the MOST-21 Photo Art Festival. Palace of Arts, Minsk (Belarus).

  • Participant of the main exposition of the Republican Festival of Photographic Art MOST-21. Palace of Arts, Minsk (Belarus).

  • Participant of the exhibition „Alprocesses in the framework of the Republican photographic art MOST-21. Art-gostinaya” Vysokoe mesto, Minsk (Belarus). 2021

  • Personal exhibition Grand Tour” for the Day of the Italian Republic in the framework of the Republican festival of photography MOST-21. Gallery DK”, Minsk (Belarus). 2021