Sergey Trapezin

Sergey Trapezin. Member of the NCU since 2017. Based in Moscow, Russia

Member of the NCU since 2017
Based in Moscow, Russia


Sergey Trapezin was born in 1972 in Moscow, USSR.
1995 — he graduated from the Moscow Aviation Institute.
Since 1995 — he has been working in the field of computer technologies.
He has been seriously involved in photography since 2002.
Sergey’s works were featured in various publications: Foto& Video, Sibirsky Uspekh, ProFoto, Tsifrovik, Potrebitel (Foto& Video), Russky Reporter, Dnevnik Puteshestvennika, as well as numerous profile Internet resources.
Participant of the 'XXI My Pacific Ocean' RIA Novosti project and 'From White to Black Sea' (by Liberty.SU) project.
In 2019 published the book 'In Ravine' about the illegal spontaneous camp of homeless people.
Sergey is currently working on personal projects and is part of CloseUpRussia Photography Programme (a project about everyday life in contemporary Russia).
Since 2004 — member of the Union of Russian Photo Artists.
Since 2017 — member of the Noga Creative Union.

​​Awards & Honors

2015 — ​​Shortlisted in the Athens Photo Festival, Greece.
2015 — Special Jury Mention at Peter Photo Fest, St. Petersburg, Russia.
2015 — ​Finalist of the Foto 39, Bath Contemporary Artists' Fair (BCAF), United Kingdom.
2015 — Grand Prix, ByalaFotoFest (BAFF), Byala, Bulgaria.
2014 — 1st prize in the Photographic Art Competition ¾ of the Way, B/W category, Museum of Russian Photography and Museum of Organic Culture in Kolomna, Russia.
2013 — Special Jury Prize of the photo contest A Point on the Map. Cities of the Russian Province, VII International Festival of Photography 'Photoparade in Uglich 2013'.
2008 — 2st prize in the EISA Maestro Photo Contest 2008 'Global Warming'. 

Solo exhibitions

2021 — Turkey VS Russia, Berlin Art School, Berlin, Germany.
2020 Out of Statistics, IV FIXAGE Festival of Contemporary Photography, Central Hall of the Union of Artists, Moscow, Russia.
2020 Out of Statistics, Innovative Cultural Centre, Kaluga, Russia.
2019 In Ravine, Aquatoria Hotel, Yantarny, Russia.

Group exhibitions

2021 — NCU 15 years old, VI International festival of photography 'Fotokrok' named Sigismund Yurkovsky, Vitebsk Center of the Modern Art, Vitebsk, Belarus.
2021 — FotoTOP 2021, Gallery of Classical Photography, Moscow, Russia.
2017 — First photofestival of pictorial photography, Museum and Exhibition Center, Serpukhov, Russia.
2017 — Festival Photojazz, Velsky Picture Gallery, Velsk, Russia.
2015 — Annual Festival of Fine Arts Fringe Bath, 44AD Gallery, Bath, England.
2013 Point on the map, Cities of the Russian Province, ARKA Art Gallery, Uglich, Russia.
2016 From the White to the Black Sea, Museum of the World Ocean, Kaliningrad, Russia.
2013 From the White to the Black Sea, Gallery of Classical Photography, Moscow, Russia. 
2012 XXI My Pacific Ocean, The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.
2011 — International Photo Salon Berega, Feodosiya, Ukraine.
2011 Road, III International Photography Festival Photovisa, TRK Krasnodar Gallery, Krasnodar, Russia.
2011 — International Festival Perm Biennale, Central Exhibition Hall, Perm, Russia.
2011 — Third International Festival of Art Photography IN FOCUS 2011, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2010 — The Cabinet of Curiosities. Aautentichnaya Photography, Meglinskaya Gallery (no longer exists), Center for Contemporary Art Winzavod, Moscow, Russia.
2006, 2008, 2010 — International Festival Volga Biennale, Russian Museum of Photography, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.
2007 — International Festival Baltic Biennale of Photography Photomania, Kaliningrad, Russia.
2007 — International Festival Siberian Biennale, Sterkh Gallery of Modern Art, Surgut, Russia.
2006 — Without borders, B& B Gallery, Bielsko-Biala, Poland.
2005 — Pro100 Photo, Exhibition Hall of the Union of Artists, Moscow, Russia.
2004 — International Festival Siberian Biennale, Novosibirsk, Russia.  


2019 In Ravine, Treemedia Publishers, rus./eng., ISBN 9789526920924, Moscow, Russia.