Alisa Martynova born in 1994, originally from Orenburg, Russia. After finishing her studies in Foreign Philology in her home country, in 2019 she graduates from a professional photography three year program at Fondazione Studio Marangoni in Florence, Italy. During her studies she's been an assistant for a photography collective Riverboom.
In 2018 she is presenting her work at Leica Story, in 2019 she becomes the winner of the photography category of Premio Combat Prize and the second place winner of Premio Canon Giovani Fotografi, later she projects her work at the opening night of Les Rencontres d’Arles. In autumn 2019 she is shortlisted among the finalists of Photolux Award 2019 and PH museum Women Photographers Grant and as a winner of Zine Tonic Book Award.
In 2020 she becomes a nominee for Leica Oscar Barnack Newcomers Award and in 2021 she becomes a 2nd place winner of Portraits Series category of World Press Photo Contest and her work is exhibited during festivals such as PhotoBrussels 05, Giovane Fotografia Italiana and Planches Contact. Her work is published by Internazionale and Leica Fotografie International.
Martynova works as a freelance photographer and at the moment is a fellow
member of the photography agency Parallelo Zero.
Lives and works in Florence, Italy.
2021 Winner of World Press Photo Contest, Portraits Series
2021 Giovane Fotografia Italiana, Fotografia Europea
2021 PhotoBrussels 05, The World Within
2021 BUP Book Award, shortlisted
2021 Intersection Vol.1, finalist
2021 Gomma Grant, finalist
2020 Leica Oscar Barnack Newcomers Award Nominee
2019 Winner of Zine tonic Photo Book Award 2019
2019 Photolux Award, shortlisted
2019 PH museum Women Photographers Grant, shortlisted
2019 Les Rencontres d’Arles, opening night projection
2019 2nd place classified Premio Canon Giovani Fotografi
2019 Winner photography section of Premio Combat, Italy
2018 Leica Story ‘Shared environment’, Leica Store Florence, Italy