“I am freelance photographer, live in Moscow, working everywhere.”
Alexey Miakishev, 38 years old, was born in Kirov (Viatka), worked as a press photographer since 1991 till 1999 in several local Kirov newspapers.
In 1998 in cooperation with German photographer Anneta Freack he participated in the project "Two sights to Viatka" and in the same year exhibited his works in the Art Museum of Kirov and a bit later - in "Nadar" gallery in Germany.
In 1996 and 1997 he received a Russian Ministry of Culture grant
In 1998 and 2001 got prizes of "INTERFOTO" for his series about pilgrims and another one about the Northern Urals
In 1999 participated in the exhibition "Generation portrait", organized by "Russkoe Pole" gallery
In 2000 exhibited his works in the University of Oldenburg in Germany
In 2001 his series "The Pilgrims" was exhibitied on the "Religion at the turn of the century" exhibition, organized by Moscow House of Photography
In 2006 his works were exhibited on "Marguerite Yourcenar" villa in France
In 2008 exhibited his works in "Bibliotheque Municipale D`Auxerre" in France
In 1999 he moved to Moscow and becomes a freelance photographer, at the moment he cooperates with several Russian and foreign mass media such as "Russian Newsweek", "Kommersant", " Helsingin Sanomat", "APU","Talouselama" and many others.
All images © Alexey Miakishev