Profile of the Photographer
Yulia Skogoreva is a Tokyo-based artist photographer.
She majored in Japanese studies at Moscow State University and worked as an interpreter for Butoh dancers. This fascination for that unique art form triggered the start of her photography career and her artistic vision. After arriving in Tokyo in 2011, she applied to the Nippon Photography Institute.
She studied photography with prominent artists such as Sebastião Salgado, Albert Watson, and world- renowned dance photographer Isabel Muñoz.
Yulia's practice has developed over the years. While still interested in movement, motion and body language, her work now focuses on the intimacy, relation, and resilience of the mind in the face of adversity.
Yulia likes exploring new forms of visual narrative using conceptual ideas involving vast amount of research. Her practice involves many creative collaborations with artists from different disciplines.