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 divides her time between photography (mostly still life) and art direction for visual content.

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

In her personal projects she often uses paper and other materials to create surreal graphic compositions. She explores the notion of photography and the ways of how image can carry symbols and 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