Born and raised in Kharkiv in Ukraine, former USSR. Since 1990 living in Sweden. Kharkiv is known for its photo school. A group of photographers originating from there became representatives for the new Soviet photo art in the end of the eighties. Works in mixed techniques from hand colored black and white photos to conceptual investigations. Has been working as a head teacher at the photo school Kulturama in Stockholm for the past 7 years.
Founder and coordinator of the Ukrainian Photography Alternative (UPHA). Has been the curator of numerous international photographic projects.