Multimedia artist. Born in 1991 in the village of Inder, Novosibirsk region. Graduated from Novosibirsk State University in 2014, 'Dok Dok Dok — School of Contemporary Photography' in 2016. In her projects she reflects on the interaction of personal and collective memory, factors of identity formation. She works with photography, video, natural materials, creates embroideries and uses alternative ways of photographic fixation. In 2019 she was a finalist of the Makers of Siberia Photo Prize. From 2016-2021 she was co-editor of the Novosibirsk-based magazine PHOTO → Station, for which she translated critical texts by Martha Rosler, Alan Sekula, Ine Gevers and Judith Butler. She writes texts on post-documentary photography. Currently lives in Moscow. Works in Moscow and Novosibirsk.

CV. Julia Altukhova, multimedia artist

Solo exhibitions

2021 LOSS OF COMMUNITY. Exhibition by Yulia Altukhova and Elizaveta Dryomova. ArtEl Space. Novosibirsk.

2015 BREAK, multimedia documentary project, exhibition by Yulia Altukhova and Elizaveta Dremova in the loft TRAVA, Novosibirsk.

Group exhibitions

2024 DOCA-2024. International Festival of Contemporary Art. Moscow. Russia.

2021 Practice of Place, CK19. Novosibirsk. Russia

2021 ‘Folklore and traditions’, LoosenArt International Group Exhibition. Millepiani exhibition space. Rome. Italy.

2020 Lacuna Festival. Spain.

2020 ‘Identity. Design-Kuzbass', Kuzbass Art Centre, Kemerovo. Russia.

2019 ‘Important’, ArtEl Loft, Novosibirsk. Russia.

2019 Makers of Siberia Photo Prize. City Museum ‘Art of Omsk, Omsk. Russia.

2019 Festival 48 Hours, Novosibirsk. Culture Centre 19 (CC19). Object ‘Long shadow of the past’ as part of the exhibition ‘Present’. Russia.

2017 Collective exhibition ‘Young Photographers — 2017’, Russian State Library for Youth, Moscow. Russia.2015 Collective photo exhibition ‘New Horizons’, loft ‘Etazhi’, Novosibirsk. Russia.

2015 Collective photo exhibition ‘Space. Siberia”, visual art gallery “Izo Republic”, Barnaul. Russia.

2015 Collective photo exhibition of documentary photography ‘142.856.536’, ‘Mayak’ space, St. Petersburg. Russia.


2023 Finalist of the contes “Young photography” by The Russian Union of Art Photographers.  

2019 Finalist of the contes “Makers of Siberia Photo Prize”.

2017 Finalist of the contes “Young photographers” by The Russian Union of Art Photographers.  


Makers of Siberia, Такие дела, Bird in flight, Новая вкладка,, Эхо Москвы, Les.Media, Meduza, НГС.Новости.

Page on the SACA

Educational activities 

“Postdoc. Overcoming the Crisis of Documentary Photography”, ArtEl Space, 2021

“Conceptual Photography”, ArtEl Space, Novosibirsk, 2018 

“Post-documentary Photography”, City Centre of Fine Arts, Novosibirsk, 2018