born in Moscow, lives and works in Berlin


Studies of Photography at the University of Duisburg-Essen (Folkwang University of the Arts), Germany
by Prof. Joerg Sasse and History and Theory of Photography by Prof. Dr. Herta Wolf


Lectureship in Photography at The Rodchenko Moscow School of Photography and Multimedia (Rodchenko Art School)

since 2016

Member of “Deutsche Fotografische Akademie” (German Academy of Photography)



Einblicke – Menschen und Orte, Kirche Am Hohenzollernplatz, Berlin
Zuflucht der Stille, Galerie Ernst Hilger, Ballgasse, Vienna


Früher war hier das Meer, Kunstverein zu Rostock, Rostock (DE)
Ein Teil der Welt, Goldbergkunst, Goldberg (DE)
Berlin. Fasanenplatz, Kommunale Galerie Berlin, Berlin


Once the sea was here, Hidegszoba studio, Hungarian Month of Photography, Budapest, curated by Kati Simon


Once the sea was here, Kühlhaus Berlin, advised by Eleonora Frolov und Marianne Kapfer, in dialogue with Matthias Koch


Die Übrigen, Diehl Cube, Berlin
Kasaniya / Tracks, HilgerBROTKunsthalle, Vienna


STARIE NOVOSTI (OLD NEWS), Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris
STARIE NOVOSTI (OLD NEWS), National Centre Of Contemporary Art / branch of North Caucasus, Vladikavkaz (RU)


STARIE NOVOSTI (OLD NEWS), Kunsthaus Baselland, Switzerland


STARIE NOVOSTI (OLD NEWS), Hilger Contemporary, Vienna
STARIE NOVOSTI (OLD NEWS), a collateral event of the 54 International Art Exhibition (La Biennale di Venezia)
Biblioteca Zenobiana del Temanza, Venice


Anastasia Khoroshilova, Gisèle Linder Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
Anastasia Khoroshilova, 9,5% plus, International Month of Photography in Bratislava, curated by Evgeny Berezner and Irina Chmyreva


Russkie, LVR-LandesMuseum Bonn, Germany
Baltiysk, State Art Gallery, Kaliningrad, Russia
Russkie, City Exhibition Hall, Petrozavodsk, Russia
Exercises, MK Galerie, Berlin
Russkie, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow
Exercises, Stella Art Foundation, Moscow
Russkie, Gallery Impronte Contemporary Art, Milan


The Narrow Circle, Sala Santa Rita, Rome
Russkie, Neue Galerie im Höhmannhaus, Augsburg, Germany


Islanders 2003-2006, Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy
Islanders 2003-2006, Kunsthalle Lingen, Lingen
Russkie, Galerie Ernst Hilger, Vienna
Russkie, Galería Fúcares, Madrid
Five Stories, Groot BV, Edam, Netherlands, curated by Bas Vroege // Paradox


Notes On The Way, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg
Islanders, Corkin Shopland Gallery, Toronto
Notes On The Way, National Library of Czech Republic / Clementinum, Prague
Bezhin Meadow, Museum Sacharov-Centre, Moscow
Anastasia Khoroshilova 2002-2006, Bumpodo Gallery, Tokyo


Bezhin Meadow, Goethe-Institut / Galerie Condé, Paris
Bezhin Meadow, Galerie Ernst Hilger, Vienna
Bezhin Meadow, Galería Fúcares, Madrid


Islanders, Galerie Ernst Hilger (Mezzanin), Vienna



Purple Path, Chemnitz 2025 – European Capital of Culture (upcoming)


Heaven on earth – Art. Utopia. Politics. Curated by Gerald Matt, Galerie Ernst Hilger, Vienna


Keep Your Eyes Peeled, AFF Galerie, Berlin


European Trails, H2 – Center for Contemporary Art in the Glass Palace, Augsburg (DE)
Artist – Collector – Public, The Hilger Collection, City Art Gallery Ljubljana (SVN)
Note di Sguardi, Berlin, invited by Sara Bernshausen


Ludwig Wittgenstein, Photography as analytical practice, Leopold Museum, Vienna
Alanica, 13th International Festival of Contemporary Art, Vladikavkaz, Russia
Art in crisis?, Lachenmann Art, Frankfurt am Main (DE), curated by Dr. Anett Göthe und Deniz Alt
Private Story (Lichnaya Istoriya), V. Sukachyov Irkutsk Regional Art Museum (RU)


Focus Berlin, Kühlhaus, Berlin
Photography meets painting, Hilger NEXT, Vienna
Non-Gasoline Stations, Artphilein Editions / Spazio Choisi, Lugano (CH)
Non-Gasoline Stations, i2a Instituto Internazionale die Architettura, Limonaia di Villa Saroli, Lugano (CH)


The Missing Planet, Visions and revisions of “Soviet Times” from the Pecci Centre’s and other collections, Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy, curated by Stefano Pezzato and Marco Scotini
Women in 3 acts, Fotogalleriet, Oslo, curated by Kati Simon
1000 Wirklichkeiten – 100 Jahre GDL/DFA, House of Photography, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, curated by Wolfgang Zurborn
NABU: Planet Art Festival, Kühlhaus Berlin, curated by Marianne Kapfer


Women in 3 acts, INDA Gallery, Budapest, curated by Kati Simon
Collector’s world – ein Blick in die Sammlung Hilger. Von Beuys bis Warhol. Museum Angerlehner, Thalheim beim Wels, Austria
Mensch – Kosmos! Eine Sehsucht nach der weiten Welt, curated by Eleonora Frolov, Galerie Altes Rathaus, Worpswede, Germany


Aging Pride, Lower Belvedere, Vienna, curated by Sabine Fellner
Translation // Le vent nous portera, Communal Gallery Berlin, curated by Dr. Christine Nippe
10 Years Old. 2007-2017: a history of the world told through the images of the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio die Modena Collection, curated by Filippo Maggia, Chiara Dall’Olio


Sein. Antlitz.Körper. Kirchen öffnen sich Kunst. Berliner Dom /, curated by Alexander Ochs
Anastasia Khoroshilova. Noga Shtainer, Circle 1, Berlin, advised by Jürgen Harten


Alanica. The Experimental Method. Museum and Exhibition Center “Worker and Kolkhoz Woman”, Special project of the 6th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art
Strange Worlds, Fondazione Fotografia Modena, Modena, Italy


Destini/Storie/Vite, CAMeC – Centro Arte Moderna e Contemporanea della Spezia, La Spezia, Italy, curated by Francesca Cattoi and Filippo Maggia
Heimat? Osteuropa in der zeitgenössischen Fotgrafie (Home? East Europe in contemporary photography), Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie Regensburg, Germany, curated by Dr. Agnes Matthias
Destination – Karelia, City Exibition Hall of Petrozavodsk, Russia, with Jaakko Heikkilä, curated by Georgy Nikich
Destination – Karelia, Carelicum, Museum of North Karelia, Finland, with Jaakko Heikkilä, curated by Georgy Nikich


Points on the Map – The Representation of Conflict in Cultural Space, First Beijing Photo Biennale, Beijing World Art Museum, curated by Bas Vroege
Destination – Karelia, parallel program of the 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Cultural Centre ZIL, Moscow, curated by Georgy Nikich
Drifting, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin / curated by Valerie Smith
Mother Russia, The Salt Yard, Hong-Kong / curated by Steve Bisson


“Behind landscape”, H2 – Center for Contemporary Art in the Glass Palace, Augsburg (DE) / Curated by Dr. Thomas Elsen
“Under a tinsel sun”, III Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moscow / curated by Kathrin Becker
Russian Renaissance, Brot Kunsthalle, Vienna, Austria
The World in London, commissioned by The Photographers’ Gallery, London


“Proches”, Docks en Seine, Paris
“Gates and Doors”, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg / curated by Alexander Borovsky
“Where is my Place?”, Contemporary images on national identity from the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena collection, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice


1st Ural Industrial Biennal of Contemporary Art / Special project: “iskusstvo i zhizn” (“Art and Life”), Installation at Uralmash Factory (Ekaterinburg)
La Leçon de l’Histoire, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Curated by Joseph Backstein
“Young Academy 2010 at Hanseatenweg”, Academy of Arts (Akademie der Künste), Berlin
Liberty, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, as a part of: “Qui Vive?” Moscow International Biennale for Young Art
“Indposhiv”, Proun Gallery, Moscow


History, Memory and Identity, Contemporary Photography from the Eastern Europe, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena, Modena
“Kandinsky Prize finalists 2009”, Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia
Wonder World. Expecting a restless future / curated by Stefano Pezzato, 3rd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art / Special project
Multivocal Histories / curated by Bas Vroege, Noorderlicht Photofestival 2009, Groningen, NL


Presumed Innocence – Photographic Perspectives of Children, DeCordova Museum And Sculpture Park, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
The Power Of Water, The State Russian Museum, St.-Petersburg
einfach so…, Kunstraum Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf


From Russia With Love – Contemporary Russian Photography and Video Art, Kunsthaus Meran, Meran, Italy
Reality Crossings – 2 Fotofestival, Mannheim_Ludwigshafen_Heidelberg, Germany
The Poetry Of Water In Russian Art, Palais Lumière, Evian, France
Work // IPRN Research Network, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Finland, curated by Kimo Lehtonen
Inszenierte Dokumente, Grafik-Museum Foundation Schreiner, Bad Steben, Germany
Photography and Video Art from Russia, Galerie J.J. Heckenhauer, Berlin


Nouvelles Images Gallery, Den Haag, MK Gallery, Rotterdam


No Comment, 1st International Biennale of Contemporary Art in Moscow
Zwischenraum, Stadtmuseum Hofheim am Taunus, Hofheim a. T., Germany
Inward Outward, FLACC, Genk, Belgium
Bezhin Meadow, The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, Miami


Passage l’Europe, Musee d’Art Moderne, St. Etienne, France
The Photographic Portrait, Forum für Fotografie, Cologne
Identification, 4th International Photography Biennale in Moscow


Women Photographers, Smolensk, Russia


New Alphabet, 4th International Photography Biennale in Moscow



Grant by Berlin Senate Department of Culture Charlottenbug-Wilmersdorf for the project “Berlin: Fasanenplatz”


“Ellen-Auerbach-Stipendium 2010” granted by Academy of Arts (Akademie der Künste), Berlin, Germany


IPRN EU Culture 2000 Changing Faces Comission, Faculity of Creative and Performing Arts at University of Leiden / Paradox, The Netherlands
“Photosensitive Space – Lodz”, Artist in Residence, Lodz, Poland



Anastasia Khoroshilova, “Zwischen Politik und Wissenschaft. Zur frühen ethnografischen Fotografie in Russland”, in: Wolf, H., Bolin C. (HG), Keepsake / Souvenir. Reisen, Wanderungen, Fotografien 1841 bis 1871, Fotogeschichte, Heft 160, 2021, S. 31-40.


“bilder fragen”, H2-Zentrum für Gegenwartskunst im Glaspalast, Augsburg (GER) / curated by Thomas Elsen, Anastasia Khoroshilova, Gustavo Sagorsky


“Studierende der Rodchenko Art School Moscow” / class of Anastasia Khoroshilova at f/stop, Festival für Fotografie Leipzig (GER)


“Radar. Students of Rodchenko Art School Moscow”, HilgerBrotKunsthalle, Vienna


Catalogue essay: Anastasia Khoroshilova, “Das Bild eines Reiches ein Reich der Bilder” in “Bilder eines Reiches das Leben im vorrevolutionären Russland”, Boris Groys/Peter Weibel (Hg), ZKM Karlsruhe, Kehrer Verlag, Heidelberg, 2013


“Moscow-St.Petersburg” – Russian photography from mid-XIX-early XX century from Moscow private collections, ROSPHOTO The State Centre of Photography of the Russian Federation, St. Petersburg / curated by Anastasia Khoroshilova
Catalogue essay: A.Khoroshilova “The trace of St.Petersburg in photographs from Moscow private collections, 1839-1917” in “Moscow-St.Petersburg / Russian photography from mid-XIX-early XX century”, ROSPHOTO-Publishing, St.-Petersburg, 2009


“Bilder eines Reiches”, life in pre-revolutionary Russia / curatorial assistance for Prof. Dr. Boris Groys, ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany


“Stanovis!”(“Line up!”)
Body Representation in thr soviet photography of the 20-30s, Moscow House of Photography / curated by Anastasia Khoroshilova


“Die Uebrigen”, Anastasia Khoroshilova / Annabel von Gemmingen (Text) / Anne Maier (Hg.); Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2015

Anastasia Khoroshilova, Kasaniya (Tracks) / Jaakko Heikkilae, Kitchen Stories, Kehrer Publishing House, Heidelberg-Berlin, 2014

Starie Novosti (Old News), Anastasia Khoroshilova, with essay by Dr. Jeanette Zwingenberger, Verlag für moderne Kunst, Nürnberg, 2011

“Russkie”, Anastasia Khoroshilova, with essays by Georgi Nikich, Dr. Thomas Elsen, Lothar Altringer, Vitaly Patsyukov, EIKON/ÖIP, Vienna, 2008

“The Narrow Circle”, Anastasia Khoroshilova, with essays by Viktor Misiano und Federica Pirani, Contrasto, Rome, 2008

“Five Stories”, Anastasia Khoroshilova, with essay by Bas Vroege, Paradox, Edam, 2007

“Islanders 2003-2006”, Anastasia Khoroshilova, with essay by Stefano Pezzato, Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato / Kunsthalle Lingen, 2006

“Notes On The Way”, Anastasia Khoroshilova, with essay by Alexander Borovsky, The State Russian Museum / Ludwig Museum in Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, 2006

“Bezhin Meadow”, Anastasia Khoroshilova, with essay by Viktor Misiano, Edit. Trefoil, 2005 Moscow, “Nahtstellen – Fotos fuer die Pressefreiheit 2008”, Reporters without borders, with Boris Mikhailov, Robert Polidori, a.o
“Presumed innocence – photographic perspectives of children”, with Essays by Rachel Rosenfeld and Anne Higonnet, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, 2008

European Photography – The international art magazine for contemporary photography and new media, Berlin, Nr. 82, Volume 28, Issue 2, Winter 2007/2008

“From Russia with love” with Essays by Baerbel Vischer, Joseph Backstein, Valerio Dehò, Kunsthaus Meran, 2007

“Image Makers, Image Takers – The Essential Guide To Photography By Those In The Know”, Anne-Celine Jaeger (Ed.), Thames & Hudson, London, 2007

“Work”, International Photography Research Network (Hr.), UK, 2007
Trofimenkov Mikhail, “Children of Emptiness”, in Kommersant Daily, Moscow, Nr. 38, 2006

Von Heydebreck Amelie, Monopol Watchlist “Anastasia Khoroshilova”, Monopol, Berlin, Nr. 4, 2006

Molok Nikolai, “Running over the meadow”, Izvestija (Moscow), Nr. 225, 2005

Levashov Vladimir, “Anastasia Khoroshilova. Bezhin Meadow”, Artchronika (Moscow), No 5-6, 2005

Marion Geier, “Accounts of people that count”, EIKON – International magazine for photography and media art, Nr. 50, 2005

Artphilein Foundation, Vaduz, FL

Wienerberger Contemporary Photography Collection, Vienna

Collection Bank Austria, Vienna

Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci Prato, Italien

Collection Citigroup Private Bank, New York

Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena, Modena

Kunsthalle Lingen

Lowe Art Museum, Florida, USA

MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art, Vienna

The Margulies Collection, Miami

Moscow Multimedia Complex for Contemporary Arts (Moscow House of Photography), Moscow

Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

Museum of Organic Culture, Kolomna, Russia

National Centre of Contemporary Art / NCCA, Russia

Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco

Adrian Riklin Privatstiftung, Vienna

Rheinisches Landesmuseum, Bonn

Jerry Speyer, New York

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

Collection UBS AG, Switzerland

Zentrum für Gegenwartskunst im Glaspalast, Augsburg