born in Moscow, lives and works in Berlin and Moscow
since 1997
Membership in “The Russian Union of Art Photographers”
Studies of Photography at the University of Duisburg-Essen
(Folkwang School), Germany by Prof. Joerg Sasse, passed with distinction
since 2012
Lecturer for “Project Photography” at The Rodchenko Moscow School of Photography and Multimedia (Rodchenko Art School)
since 2016
Member of “Deutsche Fotografische Akademie” (German Academy of Photography)


Once the sea was here, Kühlhaus, Berlin /advised by Eleonora Frolov and Marianne Kapfer; in dialogue with Matthias Koch
Die Übrigen, Diehl Cube, Berlin, Germany

Kasaniya / Tracks, HilgerBROTKunsthalle, Vienna, Austria


STARIE NOVOSTI (OLD NEWS), Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris

STARIE NOVOSTI (OLD NEWS), National Centre Of Contemporary Art / branch of North Caucasus, Vladikavkaz, Russia

STARIE NOVOSTI (OLD NEWS), Kunsthaus Baselland, Switzerland

STARIE NOVOSTI (OLD NEWS), Hilger Contemporary, Vienna

STARIE NOVOSTI (OLD NEWS), a collateral event of the 54 International Art Exhibition (La Biennale di Venezia)
Biblioteca Zenobiana del Temanza, Venice

Anastasia Khoroshilova, Gisèle Linder Gallery, Basel, Switzerland

Russkie, LVR-LandesMuseum Bonn, Germany

Baltiysk, State Art Gallery, Kaliningrad, Russia

Russkie, City Exhibition Hall, Petrozavodsk, Russia

Exercises, MK Galerie, Berlin

Russkie, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow

Exercises, Stella Art Foundation, Moscow

Russkie, Gallery Impronte Contemporary Art, Milan


The Narrow Circle, Sala Santa Rita, Rome

Russkie, Neue Galerie im Höhmannhaus, Augsburg, Germany


Islanders 2003-2006, Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy

Islanders 2003-2006, Kunsthalle Lingen, Lingen

Russkie, Galerie Ernst Hilger, Vienna

Russkie, Galería Fúcares, Madrid


Notes On The Way, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

Islanders, Corkin Shopland Gallery, Toronto

Notes On The Way, National Library of Czech Republic / Clementinum,Prague

Bezhin Meadow, Museum Sacharov-Centre, Moscow

Anastasia Khoroshilova 2002-2006, Bumpodo Gallery, Tokyo


Bezhin Meadow, Goethe-Institut / Galerie Condé, Paris

Bezhin Meadow, Galerie Ernst Hilger, Vienna

Bezhin Meadow, Galería Fúcares, Madrid

Islanders, Galerie Ernst Hilger (Mezzanin), Vienna




Aging Pride, Lower Belvedere, Vienna, curated by Sabine Fellner

Translation // Le vent nous portera, Communal Gallery Berlin, curated by Dr. Christine Nippe

10 Years Old. 2007-2017: a history of the world told through the images of the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio die Modena Collection, curated by Filippo Maggia, Chiara Dall’Olio

Sein. Antlitz.Körper. Kirchen öffnen sich Kunst. Berliner Dom /, curated by Alexander Ochs

Anastasia Khoroshilova. Noga Shtainer, Circle 1, Berlin, advised by Jürgen Harten


Alanica. The Experimental Method. Museum and Exhibition Center “Worker and Kolkhoz Woman”, Special project of the 6th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art

Strange Worlds, Fondazione Fotografia Modena, Modena, Italy


Destini/Storie/Vite, CAMeC – Centro Arte Moderna e Contemporanea della Spezia, La Spezia, Italy, curated by Francesca Cattoi and Filippo Maggia

Heimat? Osteuropa in der zeitgenössischen Fotgrafie (Home? East Europe in contemporary photography), Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie Regensburg, Germany, curated by Dr. Agnes Matthias

Destination – Karelia, City Exibition Hall of Petrozavodsk, Russia, with Jaakko Heikkilä, curated by Georgy Nikich

Destination – Karelia, Carelicum, Museum of North Karelia, Finland, with Jaakko Heikkilä, curated by Georgy Nikich


Points on the Map – The Representation of Conflict in Cultural Space, First Beijing Photo Biennale, Beijing World Art Museum, curated by Bas Vroege

Destination – Karelia, parallel program of the 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Cultural Centre ZIL, Moscow, curated by Georgy Nikich

Drifting, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin / curated by Valerie Smith

Mother Russia, The Salt Yard, Hong-Kong / curated by Steve Bisson


“Behind landscape”, H2 – Center for Contemporary Art at Glass Palace, Augsburg, Germany / Curated by Dr. Thomas Elsen

“Under a tinsel sun”, III Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moscow / curated by Kathrin Becker

Russian Renaissance, Brot Kunsthalle, Vienna, Austria

The World in London, commissioned by The Photographers’ Gallery, London


“Proches”, Docks en Seine, Paris

“Gates and Doors”, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg / curated by Alexander Borovsky

“Where is my Place?”, Contemporary images on national identity from the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena collection, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice


1st Ural Industrial Biennal of Contemporary Art / Special project: “iskusstvo i zhizn” (“Art and Life”), Installation at Uralmash Factory (Ekaterinburg)

La Leçon de l’Histoire, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

Curated by Joseph Backstein

“Young Academy 2010 at Hanseatenweg”, Academy of Arts (Akademie der Künste), Berlin

Liberty, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, as a part of: “Qui Vive?” Moscow International Biennale for Young Art

“Indposhiv”, Proun Gallery, Moscow


History, Memory and Identity, Contemporary Photography from the Eastern Europe, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena, Modena

“Kandinsky Prize finalists 2009”, Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia

Wonder World. Expecting a restless future / curated by Stefano Pezzato, 3rd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art / Special project

Multivocal Histories / curated by Bas Vroege, Noorderlicht Photofestival 2009, Groningen, NL


Presumed Innocence – Photographic Perspectives of Children, DeCordova Museum And Sculpture Park, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA

The Power Of Water, The State Russian Museum, St.-Petersburg

einfach so…, Kunstraum Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf


From Russia With Love – Contemporary Russian Photography and Video Art, Kunsthaus Meran, Meran, Italy

Reality Crossings – 2 Fotofestival, Mannheim_Ludwigshafen_Heidelberg, Germany

The Poetry Of Water In Russian Art, Palais Lumière, Evian, France

Inszenierte Dokumente, Grafik-Museum Foundation Schreiner, Bad Steben, Germany

Photography and Video Art from Russia, Galerie J.J. Heckenhauer, Berlin


Nouvelles Images Gallery, Den Haag, MK Gallery, Rotterdam


No Comment, 1st International Biennale of Contemporary Art in Moscow

Zwischenraum, Stadtmuseum Hofheim am Taunus, Hofheim a. T., Germany

Inward Outward, FLACC, Genk, Belgium

Bezhin Meadow, The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, Miami


Passage l’Europe, Musee d’Art Moderne, St. Etienne, France

The Photographic Portrait, Forum für Fotografie, Cologne

Identification, 4th International Photography Biennale in Moscow


Women Photographers, Smolensk, Russia


New Alphabet, 4th International Photography Biennale in Moscow





Grant by Berlin Senate Department of Culture Charlottenbug-Wilmersdorf for the project “Berlin: Fasanenplatz”


“Ellen-Auerbach-Stipendium 2010” granted by Academy of Arts (Akademie der Künste), Berlin, Germany


IPRN EU Culture 2000 Changing Faces Comission, Faculity of Creative and Performing Arts at University of Leiden / Paradox, The Netherlands

“Photosensitive Space – Lodz”, Artist in Residence, Lodz, Poland




“bilder fragen”, H2-Zentrum für Gegenwartskunst im Glaspalast, Augsburg, Germany / curated by Thomas Elsen, Anastasia Khoroshilova, Gustavo Sagorsky



“Moscow-St.Petersburg” – Russian photography from mid-XIX-early XX century from Moscow private collections, ROSPHOTO – The State Centre of Photography of the Russian Federation, St. Petersburg / curated by Anastasia Khoroshilova

Catalogue essay: A.Khoroshilova “The trace of St.Petersburg in photographs from Moscow private collections, 1839-1917” in “Moscow-St.Petersburg / Russian photography from mid-XIX-early XX century”, ROSPHOTO-Publishing, St.-Petersburg, 2009


“Bilder eines Reiches”, life in pre-revolutionary Russia / curatorial assistance for Prof. Dr. Boris Groys, ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany

Catalogue essay: Anastasia Khoroshilova, “Das Bild eines Reiches – ein Reich der Bilder” in “Bilder eines Reiches – das Leben im vorrevolutionären Russland”, Boris Groys/Peter Weibel (Hg), ZKM Karlsruhe, Kehrer Verlag, Heidelberg, 2013

“Stanovis’!”(“Line up!”)
Body Representation in thr soviet photography of the 20-30s,
Moscow House of Photography / curated by Anastasia


“Die Uebrigen”, Anastasia Khoroshilova / Annabel von Gemmingen (Text) / Anne Maier (Hg.); Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2015

Anastasia Khoroshilova, Kasaniya (Tracks) / Jaakko Heikkilae, Kitchen Stories, Kehrer Publishing House, Heidelberg-Berlin, 2014

Starie Novosti (Old News), Anastasia Khoroshilova, with essay by Dr. Jeanette Zwingenberger, Verlag für moderne Kunst, Nürnberg, 2011

“Russkie”, Anastasia Khoroshilova, with essays by Georgi Nikich, Dr. Thomas Elsen, Lothar Altringer, Vitaly Patsyukov, EIKON/ÖIP, Vienna, 2008
“The Narrow Circle”, Anastasia Khoroshilova, with essays by Viktor Misiano und Federica Pirani, Contrasto, Rome, 2008
“Five Stories”, Anastasia Khoroshilova, with essay by Bas Vroege, Paradox, Edam, 2007
“Islanders 2003-2006”, Anastasia Khoroshilova, with essay by Stefano Pezzato, Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato / Kunsthalle Lingen, 2006
“Notes On The Way”, Anastasia Khoroshilova, with essay by Alexander Borovsky, The State Russian Museum / Ludwig Museum in Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, 2006
“Bezhin Meadow”, Anastasia Khoroshilova, with essay by Viktor Misiano, Edit. Trefoil, 2005 Moscow,
“Nahtstellen – Fotos fuer die Pressefreiheit 2008”, Reporters without borders, with Boris Mikhailov, Robert Polidori, a.o
“Presumed innocence – photographic perspectives of children”, with Essays by Rachel Rosenfeld and Anne Higonnet, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, 2008
European Photography – The international art magazine for contemporary photography and new media, Berlin, Nr. 82, Volume 28, Issue 2, Winter 2007/2008
“From Russia with love” with Essays by Baerbel Vischer, Joseph Backstein, Valerio Dehò, Kunsthaus Meran, 2007
“Image Makers, Image Takers – The Essential Guide To Photography By Those In The Know”, Anne-Celine Jaeger (Ed.), Thames & Hudson, London, 2007
“Work”, International Photography Research Network (Hr.), UK, 2007
Trofimenkov Mikhail, “Children of Emptiness”, in Kommersant Daily, Moscow, Nr. 38, 2006
Von Heydebreck Amelie, Monopol Watchlist “Anastasia Khoroshilova”, Monopol, Berlin, Nr. 4, 2006
Molok Nikolai, “Running over the meadow”, Izvestija (Moscow), Nr. 225, 2005
Levashov Vladimir, “Anastasia Khoroshilova. Bezhin Meadow”, Artchronika (Moscow), No 5-6, 2005
Marion Geier, “Accounts of people that count”, EIKON – International magazine for photography and media art, Nr. 50, 2005


Artphilein Foundation, Vaduz

Collection Bank Austria, Vienna

Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci Prato, Italien

Collection Citigroup Private Bank, New York

Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena, Modena

Kunsthalle Lingen

MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art, Vienna

The Margulies Collection, Miami

Moscow Multimedia Complex for Contemporary Arts (Moscow House of Photography), Moscow

Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

Museum of Organic Culture, Kolomna, Russia

National Centre of Contemporary Art / NCCA, Russia

Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco

Adrian Riklin Privatstiftung, Vienna

Rheinisches Landesmuseum, Bonn

Jerry Speyer, New York

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

Collection UBS AG, Switzerland

Zentrum für Gegenwartskunst im Glaspalast, Augsburg