Marina Shindenkova is a photography and video maker based in Tallinn, Estonia. 


2006−2010- Art School, pictorial art course

2013−2017- Kazan Federal University, Faculty of Law, criminal law specialisation

2017−2018- Docdocdoc School of Modern Photography (St. Petersburg, Russia), course of documentary photography and photojournalism/ curator Michail Domozhilov

2018- Summer school project, photojournalistic workshop/ curator Andrey Polikanov

2019-2020 Docdocdoc School of Modern Photography (St. Petersburg, Russia), course of postdocumentary photography/ curator Michail Domozhilov 

2020-2023 Tallinn University, Baltic film and media school, Crossmedia bachelor’s degree program 

Awards, Exhibitions and Screenings

2018- I live in Russia/ group exhibition in Moscow

2018- I live in Russia/shortlist

2018- I am creator/ special jury

2018- PhotogrVphy grant/nominee/experimental category

2018- group exhibition of art cell “Vetv"/ collage series “Chisayna”

2019- Competition of young international journalists, Russian union of journalists/ awardee

2019- ESPY photography award/ nominee

2019- ESPY group exhibition 21 May-22 June/ Elysium gallery, Swansea, WALES

Projects, publications:

2018-2019, Bird in flight, Les Media, Russian Reporter

2018 “No one left behind” crowd-finding platform, 

2019-2020 “Dream with me” charity project, staff photographer

25-31 July 2021 “Opening Russia” multimedia project, photographer, journalist