Natalia Shulgina, born in 1981

Natalia is a photographer. She lives in Samara. Natalia works at the intersection of the documentary and art photography. Her art projects are concerned with the research of the collective trauma and collective memory, the study of the Volga Region ethnology and folklore, the folk mythology.


2019 — COLLECTIVITY. Axis for peace. Fotodepartament, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2019 — In appartment N all the Kunststücks are taken seriously, ZGA Gallery, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2019 — New Artists, the Photography school of Victoria Art Gallery, Samara, Russia

2019 — Samara Look, the exhibition of the photo competition finalists, Samara

2019 — Multifaceted Russia, National Geographic, Moscow


2018 — the Ural Stalemate, the portal «Reserve»

2018 — Editor’s choice of National Geographic Russia


2019 — Samara Look 2018−2019, the 1st place in nomination of «Another Reality»


2019 — Photobook workshop by Elena Kholkina/ Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2018−2019 — the School of Modern Photography Docdocdoc — Post-Documentary Photography, Saint Petersburg, Russia

2018−2019 — Photography school of Victoria Art Gallery, Samara, Russia

2017−2018 — School of Modern Photography Docdocdoc — Documentary Photography, Saint Petersburg, Russia

2016−2018 — ANCO «Institute of Integrative Family Therapy», the Theory and Practice of Family Counseling

2014−2015 — Samara State University, the master’s program «Psychology of Personal and Professional development»

1999−2004 — Samara Academy of Economics, majoring in «Informational systems in the Economy», Samara

1999−2004 — Samara Academy of Economics, majoring in «Translating for Expert Communities (the German language)», Samara