LIVES AND WORKS
LIVES AND WORKS
DATE OF BIRTH
"I let myself be guided by my inspirations
and my understanding of beauty.
Photography is a tool of marvellous
metamorphosis of my perception to the final result."
Ksenia Usacheva - visual artist, photographer and painter, was born in 1991 in Tachkent in Uzbekistan to Russian parents.
She spent most of her school years in Khabarovsk in the Far East. Independent and curious, she made the most of her youth by travelling mainly to Asia. Journeys that triggered her innate taste for images and the ability to emotionally capture strong moments. From a young age she became passionate about painting and by practicing numerous different activities in the artistic world.
She moved to Paris in 2013 as an independent photographer/author. Enrolled in the prestigious international school of photography SPEOS to perfect herself, she learnt a lot and found her way.
In order to increase her knowledge in History of Art and Visual Arts, she continued studying at the Sorbonne University in Paris. (Plastic Arts Faculty). Since then, her work activity has not stopped growing, shootings from all around the world, she also specializes in fashion, working with the greatest French and foreign designers. Taking part in photographing the “behind-the-scenes” catwalk shows of famous fashion house creators. As a journalist, she travels the world to create photographic projects and her work can be seen in the international press through many publications in national and international magazines.
She presented her first solo exhibition in Arab World Institute in 2017 “Un goût de Contemplation”, as well as second one in Speos Gallery of Paris in November 2018.
Ksenia Uchasheva's work brings together a variety of themes, mixing her knowledge in painting with technics of professional photography. Her creative wealth moves around two large points: the staging along with unusual perspective. Through her series, the artist reveals a subtle universe, with touches of colours from objects, life forms. A dreamlike vision full of details and colours, driven by the search for the feeling that reflects perfectly her outlook and her imagination.
WHO I AM
Visual artist, photographer, painter
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