Anastasia Tsayder (1983) is a documentary photographer, visual artist and curator based in Moscow. She works with photography, video, archives and installations. Her artistic studies focus on the cultural and visual transformations of the post-Soviet society.
Tsayder graduated from the Faculty of Photojournalism of St. Petersburg Journalist Union (2009). She was a winner of Silver Camera award for the 'Moscow Olympics' project (2013); shortlisted for Кandinski Prize with project 'Mzensk' (2017); finalist of Photo-Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards with group project 'Amplituda' (2017).
She actively collaborates with media (Bloomberg Markets, Financial Times, The Washingtone Post, Frankfurt Book Fair, Nauman Foundation in Russia, Goethe Institute Russia, and others) and art institutions in Russia and worldwide in different capacities.
In 2018 she co-curated New Landscape exhibition — an overview of contemporary Russian landscape photography within the last 15 years. The critically acclaimed exhibition was presented in multiple museums across Russia, including Yeltsin center (Ekaterinburg) and Ekaterina Foundation (Moscow). It was nominated for the art project of the year at Innovation and Kuryokhin art prizes (2019).
2016 Moscow Olympics, Decímelo en Ruso, Siberia Gallery / Buenos Aires, Argentina
2016 Russians Interiors, Moscow Museum of Modern Art / Moscow, Russia
2014 Mzensk, Gallery FotoDepartment / St.-Petersburg, Russia
2019 For a Multitude of Futures: Overcome the Limits of Immortality, 5th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art, main project («Moscow Olympics Games» project and «Arsenal» project) / Ekaterinburg, Russia
2019 New Landscape, Ekaterina Cultural Foundation / Moscow, Russia (curatorial)
2018 In Residence: From the Collection of ZARYA CCA, CCA ZARYA / Vladivostok, Russia
2017 New Born, Moscow International Biennale, parallel programme / Moscow, Russia
2016 Simple Equation=Internal Modernism, Ground Gallery, Moscow International Biennale for Young Art / Moscow, Russia
2016 Young Photographers of Russia, Museo Dinamico del Laterzio e delle Terrecotte / Umbria, Italy
2014 Rencontres d’Arles slide programme, with «Mzensk» project / Arles, France
2014 «Moskovia. Research» May Holidays project, Museum of Decorative Arts / Moscow, Russia
2012 Silver Camera Award exhibition, with «Moscow Olympics Games» project / Moscow, Russia
2019 Innovation Contemporary Art Prize, short list, project of the year — New Landscape exhibition (curatorial)
2017 Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards — part of Amplituda book series by Fotodepartament Foundation
2016 Alexander Yefremov Press Photo Contest, special prize
2016 PHOTOGRVPHY grant, shortlisted
2016 Young Photographers of Russia, finalist / Russia
2015 Кandinski Prize, finalist / Moscow, Russia
2012 Silver Camera Award / Moscow, Russia
2018 CCA ZARYA / Vladivostok, Russia
2018 «Mzensk» / Moscow, Russia
2017 «Amplituda», Fotodepartament / Saint-Petersburg, (compliation)
2014 «Panel». Architectural Association School of Architecture / London (compliation)
2013 «Russian Interiors» / Moscow, Russia