Daria Garnik was born in 1986 in Ekaterinburg, Russia. In 2009 she graduated from the Ural State University with a bachelor’s degree in Art Criticism. Arter she works as photo editor in local media. Since 2013 Daria has been working as a freelance photographer. In 2016 she became a student of Docdocdoc — School of contemporary photography in Saint-Petersburg. In her works Daria is interested in the phenomenon of human memory and memory and changes of the surrounding landscape. Currently she is based in Minsk, Belarus.

Publications: Lenta.ru, Bird in Flight, Regnum.ru, The Village, Its My City, Photogrvphy Magazine, The Kiekie Tabloid, The Wired, The Calvert Journal, s-t-o-l.com, C41 Magazine, Phases Magazine, LensCulture, National Geographic, Landscape Stories Magazine.


2019 Kolga Photo Award, shortlisted

2019 New Vision during the festival Cortona On The Move, jury mark

2018 New East Photo Prize, finalist

2018 Athens Photo Festival, shortlisted

2018 Federal contest «I am a Creator», winner

2017 Photogrvphy Grant, nominee in category «Culture»

2017 Alexander Efremov Photojournalism Contest in the nomination «Hero of Our Time», honorable mentioned

2017 Young photographers of Russia Contest, finalist

Group exhibitions and festivals:

2019 Batumi Photo Days (Georgia)

2019 Kolga Tbilisi Photo, Tbilisi (Georgia)

2019 Elements of Science, Pushchino (Russia)

2018 New East Photo Prize, London (United Kingdom)

2018 BredaPhoto Festival, Breda (Netherlands)

2018 Art-Subject Festival, Vladimir, Russia

2017 «Air Castles of Elmash», Metenkov House, Yekaterinburg, Russia

2017 «Young photography 2017», Festival of contemporary photography «Presence», St. Petersburg, Russia

2017 Exhibition of Alexander Efremov Photojournalism Contest, Tyumen, Russia

2017 Young photographers of Russia, Moscow, Russia

Art residences and personal exhibitions:

2018 Personal exhibition «Silence of Gold» after work in art residence in Metenkov House, Yekaterinburg, Russia


2018 Self-published «Silence of Gold» (after work in art residence in Metenkov House)

2017 Group zine «Otvali»