Shortlisted “Photobook Of the Year” Aperture Paris Photo Book Awards 2018
Alexandra Catiere was born in Minsk (USSR, now Belarus). She moved to Moscow in 2000 where she became interested in photography, which took her to New York in 2003 to study at the International Center of Photography (ICP). In 2005 she began working in the studio of Irving Penn. She came to Paris in 2008 where she now works and lives. In 2011, after a residency at the GwinZegal art centre in Guingamp, she was the first winner of the BMW Foundation residency prize at the Musée Nicéphore Niepce in Chalon-sur-Saône, and had an exhibition at the Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie in Arles. Alexandra Catiere is among the 8 photographers nominated for the Prix Elysée 2018-2020.