Vasilisa Ganakova is a photographer and an art director based in Paris.


Coming from Russia to France in 2012 to study photography, she also became curious about graphic design, deciding to pursue studies in art direction. Passionate about contemporary art, design and fashion, she works as a photographer, mostly in still life, and an art director specialising in visual content.

My work is minimalist but often colorful, graphic but often with an unexpected element that breaks an precisely structured composition.

In my personal projects I often use paper and other materials to create surreal, fictional graphic compositions. I try to explore the notion of photography and the ways of how image can carry symbols, meanings.

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Work & Exhibitions


Art Director & Photographer @ Bonjour Paris
2017-2019 / Paris, FR

Ecole de Condé Masters Show @ VIA Gallery
2018 / Paris, FR

Design Intern @ Cake Design
2016 / Paris, FR

Ecole de Condé Bachelors Show @ École de Condé
2015 / Paris, FR

Photographer & Assistant @ Harper’s Bazaar RU
2014 / Paris, FR

Personal Show @ HOLST Gallery
2013 / Perm, RU 


Education


Art Direction MA @ École de Condé
2015-2017 / Paris, FR

Photograhy BA @ École de Condé
2012-2015 / Paris, FR