born in 1984 in St. Petersburg (Russia), temporarily lives in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)

Daria Tuminas is a student at Leiden University’s MA programme “Film and Photographic Studies”. She won the first prize in the “Documentary” category of the ViewBook Photostory 2010 competition.

Daria is also a freelance journalist writing articles and critical essays on photography, and also has experience in organising photo events – she was the coordinator and curator of an International Summer School in Photography in St. Petersburg focused on the new language of documentary and journalistic photography.

Ivan and the Moon is her first project.