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Lyalya Garbouz is an independent photographer and Nikon ambassador based in Moscow. She specializes in portrait and documentary photography. At the moment her main direction is art photography and appropriation art allegorical portraits which are made on the basis of acrillic painting, photography, collage and digital drawing.

She is interested in everything that concerns a man, fate, life and death. The author examines the internal (psychological) and external (bodily) transformations of a person, the metamorphosis of a person in different periods of a person's life, as well as the extent to which these changes are influenced by modern society, family upbringing, interpersonal relationships, certain circumstances and manipulations.

Her photography presents a fixation of moments of everyday life and fine art portraits, in which her daughter becomes the main character.

The trust between the mother and the daughter in a real life, mutual affection and love let her create touching, piercing and ambiguous images.





Awards


1st place in Top Country Pick of International Photography Awards 2013 (USA)


2018

"Russian boy", Honorable Mention in professional category Children of the world, 11th Annual International Color Awards (USA)
"Maria Magdalena", Nominee in professional category Portrait, 11th Annual International Color Awards (USA)
"Russian boy", Nominee in professional category Children of the world, 11th Annual International Color Awards (USA)


2017

"Being Photographer's Daughter", 2d place in professional category Book / People, TIFA, Tokyo International Foto Awards
"Maria Magdalena", 3d place in professional category Fine Art / Portrait, International Photography Awards CIS (USA)
"The Elective Affinity" 3d place in professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards CIS (USA)
"Being Photographer's Daughter", Honorable Mention in professional category Book / Fine Art, TIFA, Tokyo International Foto Awards
"Maria Magdalena" Honorable Mention in professional category Fine Art / Portrait, TIFA, Tokyo International Foto Awards
"Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II", Honorable Mention in professional category Architecture / Cityscapes, International Photography Awards (USA)
"Home", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards CIS (USA)
"The Elective Affinity", Honorable Mention in professional category Fine Art / Portrait, MIFA, Moscow International Foto Awards


2016


"M.", 1st place in professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards CIS (USA)
"Paris with Kids", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards (USA)
"Maria", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards (USA)
"The Gather", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards (USA)
"Freedom", Honorable Mention in professional category Children, IPA Family of Man Competition 2016 (International Photography Awards, USA)
"The Life in the Past", Honorable Mention in professional category Old Age, IPA Family of Man Competition 2016 (International Photography Awards, USA)


2015

"The Sea", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards (USA)
"Houses of the Times", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Family, International Photography Awards (USA)


2014

"Travel to the Past", 1st place in professional category “Child and family photography”, The Best Photographer - 2014 (Russia)
"Children's Games", Honorable Mention in professional category Children of the world, 8th Annual International Color Awards (USA)
"The Spell", Nominee in professional category Children of the world, 8th Annual International Color Awards (USA)
"Children's Games", Nominee in professional category Children of the world, 8th Annual International Color Awards (USA)
"Travel to the Past", Nominee in professional category Children of the world, 8th Annual International Color Awards (USA)
2 Honorable Mention in professional category People, Monochrome Photography Awards (USA)
"Together and apart", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Family, International Photography Awards (USA)
"Spell", Honorable Mention in non-professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards (USA)
"Spell", Honorable Mention in non-professional category People / Family, International Photography Awards (USA)


2013

"Here We Are", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Family, International Photography Awards (USA)
"Old Age", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Family, International Photography Awards (USA)
"My old house", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards (USA)
"Julia", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards (USA)
"Nature Inside", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards (USA)
"Lion-Hunter", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards (USA)


2012

"Great-grandmother", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Portrait, International Photography Awards (USA)
"Travel to the Past", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards (USA)
"Sun on her Skin", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards (USA)
"Girl with a Tiger", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards (USA)
"Feelings", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards (USA)


2011

1st place in The Photography Competition "Kisses collection", Darwin Museum, Moscow, Russia


2010

The finalist of The Photography Contest "Pure view - 2010"
Nominee for Photographer of the Year 2010 (Russia)



Biennales

2016

"Home", The Fourth Russian Museum Photobiennale, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia "Grandmother", The Fourth Russian Museum Photobiennale, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia


Solo Exhibitions

2013

Lyalya Garbouz "Everything Starts in the Family", Muzeon, Moscow, Russia

2010

2010 – Ñharity exhibition for Children’s Hearts Fondation, WinZavod, Moscow, Russia
2010 – Lyalya Garbouz "The Breath of Love", CDHA, Moscow, Russia
2010 – Lyalya Garbouz "The Breath of Life", Listok Gallery, Moscow, Russia


Group exhibitions

2018

"The Winter Patterns", Gogolevsky Photocenter, Moscow, Russia


2017

"Black&White", Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, Greece
"Travel", Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, Greece
NAPP, Sofia Press Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
NAPP, Sofia Press Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
EXPOFOTO, Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal


2014

"The Best photographer IV", The State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia, Moscow, Russia
"The Black and White Childhood", Moscow Museum, Moscow, Russia


2013

"The Faith in Russia", Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Moscow, Russia
"Moscow 24" , Poklonnaya Hill, Moscow, Russia
"The Faith in Russia", Moscow City Duma, Moscow, Russia


Portfolio in Vigue




Publications

Fotodelo (Russia), Photo and Video (Russia), DigiralPhoto (Russia), Serial (Russia, Digitally enhanced works), The Green Parents (UK), Young Family (Russia), Home Baby (Russia), Beautiful People (Russia) and others.




Lecturer

Nikon School (Moscow, Russia), The Institute for the Humanities and Information Technologies (IGUMO&IT), Photo and Money, Fotoshkola.net, Festival Day of Photographer, Fotoslet

Master classes in Savoy hotel, Moscow, Russia


Education

Lyalya graduated Moscow State University photojournalism and documentary photography, Moscow, Russia

  


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