DANIL USMANOV

Residence: Kyrgyzstan.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

2017 Free documentary photographer

2014 - 2017: photographer in newspaper "The Evening Bishkek"

PUBLICATIONS

THE CALVERT JOURNAL, DER SPIEGEL, Vice france, France press Agency, The Guardian, OZY, TAZ, Eurasianet.org, mediazona, Lenta.ru, Xinhua Agency, Kloop.kg, Evening Bishkek, News Asia, MSN, vb.kg, gde.kg, novastan.org, Forum Plus.

Worked with NGO in Kyrgyzstan

UNDP Eurasia, GIZ, ADB, IOM, USAID, ADI, WFP, UNCHR, DPI, Soros, RCS.

EDUCATION

2021 Nikon-NOOR Academy

2015 - 2018. School of modern photojournalism and documentary photography "DocDocDoc".

2013 - 2018. Department of television and communications at Kyrgyz Government University Culture and Art of named Bubusara Beyshenaliev.

2018 Mentorship and residency program of Docking Station in Amsterdam

2018 Almaty Video School project of Prague Civil Society Centre.

2017 school of contemporary art "Art East"

2016 Noor Nikon Kazahstan master-class in Almaty with Yuri Kozyrev, Benedicte Kurzen and Sebastian Liste.

2016 Festival summer school, workshop documentary photography of Andrei Polikanov.

2015 Photodrift research and educational program.

2014 Summer training - June / July "Photojournalism and sound documentary" in Francekoul.com / Novastan.org .

2013 Internship in Newspaper "The Evening Bishkek".

GROUP PROJECTS

UNDP Eurasia. "Surviving a Pandemic: The visual impact of COVID-19 across Eurasia"

Novaya Gazeta. "25 The last emperors"

EXHIBITIONS

2022 - Personal exhibition "Rice Grains"

2019 - Was selected for National Pavilion of Kazakhstan at the Venice Biennale

2017 - Festival of Photojournalism VILNIUS PHOTO CIRCLE

2017 - "Migrants: An Invisible force in Central Asia"

2017 - Exhibition of contemporary art "NeNeNe"

2017 - Bishkek First April Competition

2016 - Odesa// Batumi Photo Days Festival "TERRITORY//SPACE"

2016 - group exhibition "VKimrah"

2015 - II Festival "Stars of the Silk Road"

AWARDS

2018 - VI Forum Umut: Prize "Umut" in Documentary Contest

2017 - Festival of Photojournalism VILNIUS PHOTO CIRCLE, First prize in Home Work Contest

2017 - The incentive prize of the Bishkek First April Competition

2016 - shortlist of "Direct look" contest

2016 - "DocDocDoc" Award