Maxim Shumilin

22.10.1980
Mogilev, Belarus
Graduated from the Belarusian State University, Faculty of Journalism, 2003
Professional photographer since 2005. Lives in Minsk

 

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Author's exhibitions and projects

April – May 2007 – presentation of the Puppets project, Belarusian State Puppet Theatre. Minsk. Belarus
April 2008 – exhibition of the Puppets project within the framework of the Belarusian Culture Festival. Krakow. Poland
January 2009 – exhibition of Memories project, Tchaikovsky Tea Gallery. Berlin. Germany
April 2009 – Diaries of the Wind, author's project with Mikhail Leschenko, Pobeda Movie Theatre. Minsk. Belarus
December 2009 - January 2010 - Midday, author's project with  Mikhail Leschenko, Pobeda Movie Theatre. Minsk. Belarus
May - June 2010 - exhibition of Midday project, Kalinigrad State Art Gallery. Kalinigrad. Russia
March - June 2011 - Garden project in the FotoLoft Gallery, Vinzavod. Moscow. Russia
May 2012 - organization of Night Notes street exhibition & concert, Red Yard, Studio 67. Minsk. Belarus
March - May 2015 - Garden exhibition in Aleksander Wegierko Drama Theater. Bialystok. Poland

April - August 2018 - The Long Day exhibition in Shafa Gallery. Minsk. Belarus

 

Joint Exhibitions

November 2005 - participation in the International Photo Exhibition Berlin-Minsk: alternative Ansichten, KVU. Berlin. Germany
December 2005 - January 2006 - participation in the International Photo Exhibition Berlin-Minsk: alternative Ansichten. Podzemka Galerie. Minsk. Belarus
October 2006 – participation in the Good-By festival of Belarusian culture. Hause Der Sinne. Berlin. Germany
June 2013 - joint exhibition of BY NOW project. International Festival of Photography in Lodz. Poland
October - November 2013 - joint BY NOW exhibition. Art space Cech. Minsk. Belarus
September - October 2014 - Ex Oriente Lux, joint exhibition with Aliaksandr Veledzimovich & Maxim Chelak. AFF Galerie. Berlin. Germany
October 2014 - joint BY NOW exhibition during 6th European Month of Photography. Ifa-Galerie. Berlin. Germany
February - April 2015 - joint BY NOW exhibition. Ifa-Galerie. Stuttgart. Germany
April - May 2015 - joint BY NOW exhibition. Werkhaus. Krefeld. Germany

 

Contests

May 2009 – participation in the final exhibition of the Photomaina 2009 competition, Kalinigrad. Russia. Special award of the Kalinigrad State Art Gallery for the Gottwald photo series.
September 2009 – grand prize in the theatrical photography contest of w/na/obok t(T)eatru, Warsaw. Poland. Participation in the exhibition.

 

Artistic collaboration

June - August 2005 - creation of the visual range for the Taina-Ta (FM-Muchevo) play, director Mihail Lashicky, Contemporary Art Theatre. Minsk. BelarusJanuary 2010 - author's exhibition & concert, Midday project, Y Gallery. Minsk. BelarusDecember 2012 - organization of Art Flea Market in the Red Yard, Studio 67. Minsk. Belarus2012 - 2014 - organization of exhibitions, cinema evenings & concerts in the Red Yard, Studio 67. Minsk. BelarusNovember 2013 -  organizer of the White Mirror Festival, Program of Silent Films & Concerts. Minsk. BelarusFebruary 2014 - organization of the concert of Pafnutiy's Dreams & Fratrez, Masterskaya. Minsk. BelarusApril - September 2014 - working with Aleksander Wegierko Drama Theater. Bialystok. Poland

May 2016 - Atlas for Vera photo & music project with Pafnutiy Kuzyukyan & Raman Tsiabut. Klub Storrady, Szczecin. Poland

July 2016 - Atlas for Vera photo & music project with Pafnutiy Kuzyukyan & Raman Tsiabut. Neue Nachbarschaft // Moabit, Berlin. Germany

 

Journalism

2003 - 2004 - journalist & photographer for Express News independent republican newspaper. Minsk. Belarus
2004 - 2008 - journalist & photographer for the web project www.mixtura.org. Minsk. Belarus
2008 - 2009 - photographer for Doberman magazine. Minsk. Belarus
2012 - journalist & photographer for KG newspaper. Minsk. Belarus
2013 - photographer for Sapience magazine. Minsk. Belarus
2014 - 2015 - photographer for Timer magazine. Minsk. Belarus

2013 - 2019 - photographer & journalist for Bolshoi magazine. Minsk. Belarus

2013 - 2019 - photographer & journalist for On Air magazine. Belarus

 

Workshops

Darkroom & film photography courses since 2010. Minsk. Belarus