Andrei Liankievich

Belarusian photographer, born 1981 in Grodno and based in Minsk (Belarus).

Since 2004 Andrei taught a course on Photojournalism at the European Humanity University in Vilnius (Lithuania).

His works are published in international media such as The New York Times, Le Figaro, and Newsweek. Andrei Liankevich has presented his photographic oeuvre in more than 60 exhibitions in Europe, Asia and the USA. In 2010 was published “Pagan” book – Andrei’s the first book about Belarus Pagan traditions. In 2012 Andrei is among 15 the most influencing artists of Belarus in 2000-2010. Later this year Andrei have got grand prix of “Kaunas Photo Star” portfolio review.

In 2012 Andrei organized the World Press Photo Exhibition in Minsk for the first time. In 2013, Andrei organized the first edition of book on young photography “BY NOW”, which was published in the German publishing house Kehrer, and the eponymous exhibition held in the framework of international photo festivals in Poland and Germany. In October 2014 Andrei initiated Month of Photography in Minsk which is now annual photo festival unites 20 cultural institutions and 25 exhibition.

In 2015-2016 , Andrei was the art director of the space TCEH. Later this year Andrej has got Grand Prix at “Salon d’Automne” (Minsk, Belarus) for collages from “Good bye, Motherland” project.


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