ARTISTS Alexander Gronsky

Alexander Gronsky is a landscape photographer, currently based in Riga, Latvia. He is known for his photographs of the Russian landscape, which have received solo exhibitions, awards and were published in a book, Pastoral.

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Press

Selected articles available to download

In Sympathy with the Landscape: the photographic pastoral, On Landscape, text by Thomas Peck, 3 June 2015
On the edge: how Alexander Gronsky explores the limits of photography, The Calvert Journal, text by Liza Premiyak, 1 May 2015
Moscow: Between the Grey and the Green, Another Magazine, text by Tamara Colchester, 28 April 2015
The Monocle Arts Review, Monocle Radio, by Sue Steward, 27 April 2015
Alexander Gronsky’s best photograph: invaders on the edge of snowy St. Petersburg, The Guardian, text by Jenny Stevens, 23 April 2015
Exhibition: Alexander Gronsky at The Wapping Project Bankside, Daily Photo News, text by Clarisse Treilles, 13 April 2015
Alexander Gronsky, TimeOut, April 2015
Alexander Gronsky, BBC Portugal, 12 April 2015
Alexander Gronsky at The Wapping Project Bankside, Russian Art and Culture, by Anna Prosvetova, 9 April 2015
Life on the edge: Alexander Gronsky Photographs Moscow’s Suburbs, The Culture Trip, text by Thomas Storey, April 2015
Moscow Pastoral, FT Weekend, text by Liz Jobey, 27 March 2015

Biography

Born 1980, Tallinn, Estonia.
Lives and works in Saulkrasti, Latvia

Solo Exhibitions

2014
  • Less Than One, Yuka Tsuruno Gallery, Tokyo
  • Pastoral, Polka Gallery, Paris
2012

Mountains & Waters, Polka Gallery, Paris

2011

Pastoral, Photographer.ru Gallery, Moscow

2010
  • The Edge, Aperture Foundation, New York
  • Alexander Gronsky, FOAM Museum, Amsterdam
  • The Edge, Photographer.ru Gallery, Moscow
2008

Background, Photographer.ru Gallery, Moscow

Group Exhibitions

2014
  • Close and Far: Russian Photography Now, Calvert 22, London
  • Act/Reenact, Polka Gallery, Paris
2013

Group Exhibition, The Wapping Project Bankside, London

2012
  • Sense of Place, BOZAR, Brussels
  • Contemporary Russian Photography, FotoFest Biennial, Houston, USA
2011
  • Crossroads, Australian Centre for Photography, Sidney
  • Fotografica, Bogota, Colombia

Residencies

2014

European Eyes on Japan, Kochi, Japan

2010

Kempinski Artst Fellowship, China

2008

City of Dusseldorf art residency, Germany

Monographs

Norilsk, Velvet Cell, 2015
Less Than One, Tycoon Books, 2014
Pastoral, Contrasto, 2013

Fellowships and Awards

2012

World Press Photo 3rd place Daily Life stories

2011

Prix Photographique Ville de Levallois-Epson

2010

Foam Paul Huf Award
Silver Camera Grand Prix, Moscow

2009

Aperture Portfolio Prize
Linhof Young Photographer Award

Collections

  • Statoil Museum, Stavanger, Norway
  • Foam Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Gazprom Collection, Moscow, Russia

Monographs and Catalogues

2015

Norilsk, artist’s monograph published by Velvet Cell

2014

Less Than One, artist’s monograph published by Tycoon Books

2013

Pastoral, artist’s monograph published by Contrast

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