Xenia Nikolskaya Russian-Swedish photographer and curator currently based in Cairo. Member of the Russian Artists’ Union; former Curator of the ROSFOTO Russian National Centre of Photography, former Head of Rossiya Segodnya exhibition project department. Xenia taught photography in the Russian Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg, American University in Cairo, and Rutgers University, New Jersey. Since 2019 she is teaching photography at German University in Cairo. Xenia is a Fulbright fellow and holds her Ph.D. from the University of Sunderland, UK. She took part in more than 40 international exhibitions, 20 of them solo shows. Her works are preserved at the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg. Author of the books "Dust: Egypt’s Forgotten Architecture", "Anatoly Garanin, Soviet Union" (editor), and "The House My Grandfather Built" (Swedish Photobook Award 2021).

photo: Alexei Kostromin

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