Andrei Liankevich

Andrei has taught a course on Photojournalism and Modern Photography at European Humanity University in Vilnius (Lithuania) since 2004. He has joined collective of young photographers- SPUTNIK in 2008. Andrei Liankevich has presented his photographic oeuvre in more than 60 exhibitions in Europe, Asia and the USA; e.g. a collective exhibition “She has female name” was presented in the Museum of Modern Art (Vienna, Austria) and in Zachęta – the National Gallery of Art in Warsaw (Poland). His work about Pagan traditions in Belarus was among finalists of “Magnum Expression Award”. In 2012- 2013, Andrei organized the World Press Photo Exhibition in Minsk. In 2013, he has organized the first edition of book on young Belarus 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 an annual photo festival that unites 20 cultural institutions and presents 25 exhibitions.

In 2015-2016 , Andrei was the art director of the space TCEH. Later this year he has got Grand Prix at “Salon d’Automne” (Minsk, Belarus) for collages from “Good bye, Motherland” project.
In 2017 Andrei has got Grand Prix at “Warsaw Photo days” photo festival (Warsaw, Poland) for “Good bye, Motherland” project.

He is interested in very personal, subjective projects on political, religious and social topics.

Languages spoken: English, Polish, Russian, Belorussian.


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