Photojournalist from Minsk from Belarus
Tatsiana Tkachova is an independent journalist working with documentary photography. Originally hailing from Mogilev region (Belarus), she is currently based in Hamburg. She graduated from Belarusian State University of Culture and Arts with a Degree in Cultural Studies in 2014, and from the Academy of Documentary Photography and Photojournalism, Fotografika, in St. Petersburg, Russia in 2016. She teaches photojournalism at the Johannes Rau International Education Centre (Minsk, Belarus), The Belarusian Association of Journalists (Minsk, Belarus). The most important part of her professional activities is devoted to personal, long-term projects that are focused on the women’s rights, particularly the topics of gender violence, conflict and resistance. Also, Tatsiana Tkachova works with subjects of borders, identity and isolation. She has been a winner of various competitions. She is a recipient of World Press Photo 2020, and others awards. Tatsiana Tkachova works with Belarusian and foreign media, including Takie Dela, The Guardian, 6 MOIS, Der Spiegel, De Volkskrant, Meduza.io, Esquire.ru, Ostpol.