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Julia Borissova

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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

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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



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

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