Julia Borissova

Julia Borissova

Julia Borissova was born in Tallinn, Estonia.

She lives in St.Petersburg where she graduated from the program “Photography as a research”, 2011-2013, Foundation of Informational and Cultural projects ‘FotoDepartament’.

Her work has been exhibited in national and international solo and group shows. She is an author of the art- books: ‘Address’ (2015), ‘DOM (Document. Object. Model)’ (2014), ‘Running to the Edge’ (2014), ‘The Farther Shore’ (2013).
Julia Borissova employs a greater variety of photographic techniques and styles. Her interest is in the conceptual side of the work.



Final winner of The FotoFilmic’15 Competition;

Final winner of Belfast Photo Festival, 2015;

Gold Medal Award from the 2014 San Francisco International Photography Competition. California (2014);

1st place in the 2013 International Fine Art Photography Competition in the Experimental category. Paris, France;

1st place in the competition “The Baltic Photo Biennale. Photomania” in the Fine Art category, Russia (2013);

The project “Running to the Edge” was selected for the top 10 professional shortlist in the Conceptual category, in the 2013 Sony Word Photography Awards.


Exhibitions (2014-2015):

IX International Festival of Photography in Uglich, The group exhibition “Construction. Photography in search of approach”, Russia;

International Photobook Festival, 2015, Kassel, Germany;

Belfast Photo Festival, 2015;
Athens Photo Festival. The exhibition “Frames and Framing”, 2015;

Solo Exhibition “DOM (Document Object Model)”, 2015, Kaliningrad, Russia;

The On Landscape #2 exhibition, 2015, Matèria Gallery, Roma, Italy;
“Modalità d’uso”. 2015, Castello (San Vito al Tagliamento), Italy;

BITUME PHOTOFEST Lecce, Italy, 2014;

Books exhibition on Unseen Photo Fair Amsterdam, 2014;

INFOCUS Juried Exhibition of Self-Published Photobooks. 2014 – Phoenix Art Museum;

Solo exhibition DOM (Document Object Model) 2014, FotoDepartament Gallery, St.Petersburg;

The group exhibition ”Look into it”, Moscow, 2014;

The exhibition of the Gold Medal Award Winners from the 2014 San Francisco International Photography Competition, California, 2014;

The group exhibition in the Queensland Centre for Photography, Australia, 2014



L’Oeil de la Photographie
 / The magazine “Na Nevskom” (St.Petersburg)
 / The interview for the Bleek Magazine
 / Musée Magazine No.11
 / GUP magazine
 / Ghost magazine
 / Assai Magazine
 / Romka magazine, Issue 9 / 
Incandescent, Issue 7 “Halfway to Something”
Archivo Zine “Archive and Memory”
Robert Shore’s book ‘Post-Photography: The Artist with a Camera’ / Art-magazine “Iskusstvo” (Moscow) / 
Elephant Magazine



Price and editions

All images are available at FotoDepartament Gallery:

Running to the Edge project: 
13х18 cm, edition 15 / €200; 18х24 cm, edition 15 / €250; 30х40 cm, edition 12 / €550, 40х50 cm, edition 10 / €650 and 60х90 cm, edition 7 / €950

D.O.M. project: 40х60 cm, edition 10 / €650; 60х90 cm, edition 7 / €950

Dimitry project: 28х40 cm, edition 12 / €350; 40х60 cm, edition 10 / €650; 70х100 cm, edition 7 / €950


Print quality: archival pigment prints, Barit Satin paper


Some artist’s prints are available at FotoDepartament.Store


The artist’s prints archive is available in person in FotoDepartment Gallery or by info@fotodepartament.ru



The interview for the Japanese magazine “Chemodan”
The series “What hides the river” on the Landscape Stories Magazine 12 | River

Part of the project “DOM” on the F-Stop Magazine

‘The Farther Shore’ on the Urbanautica
‘The Farther Shore’ on Archivo Portfolio’13 editor’s choice