Anastasia Khoroshilova Moscow, Russia, b. 1978


Anastasia Khoroshilova studied photography at the University of Duisburg-Essen (Folkwang University of the Arts), Germany. Contemporary art theorist and curator Viktor Misiano described Khoroshilova as a social anthropologist and compared her portraits of people in Russia to the encyclopedic portraits of German professionals by August Sander.


Her work has been widely exhibited in Europe at institutions such as HilgerBROTKunsthalle, Vienna; Kunsthaus Baselland, Switzerland; Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris; and Moscow Museum of Modern Art in Russia. Her work is in the collections of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami; Moscow Museum of Modern Art; Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands; Collection UBS AG, Switzerland; and Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco. Since 1997, she has been a member of the Russian Union of Art Photographers. In 2016, she became a member of "Deutsche Fotografische Akademie," the German Academy of Photography.


Khoroshilova spends time in both Moscow and Berlin.