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Ekaterina Rozhdestvenskaya, photographer

Ekaterina Rozhdestvenskaya, photographer

Ekaterina Rozhdestvenskaya, photographer


Ekaterina Rozhdestvenskaya is a Russian photographer, editor in chief of 7 Days magazine, literary translator from English and French into Russian, journalist. As a photographer, she is best known for the series of photos called Private Collection, which was published in the magazine Caravan of Stories. In 2011 she became a fashion designer.
Katya was born on July 17, 1957 in Moscow into the family of famous Russian poet Robert Rozhdestvensky, and literary critic Alla Kireyeva.
Ekaterina graduated from Moscow State Institute. After graduation she worked as a translator from English and French. She had translated many novels by famous writers such as J. Steinbeck, John le Carre, Sidney Sheldon, Somerset Maugham, etc.

In March 2000, her photos were published in the magazine Caravan of Stories and called Private Collection. Her work was based on the paintings of famous artists. Katya has made more than 2500 works, 30 photo projects, which are published monthly in the magazine Caravan of Stories.
In April 2009, Ekaterina was elected an honorary member of the Russian Academy of Arts.
Rozhdestvenskaya married Dmitry Biryukov. They have three sons: Alex (born in 1986) is a musician, Dmitry (born in 1989), Daniel (born in 2001).

I’d like to tell you some words about Ekaterina’s father, Robert Rozhdestvensky (20 June 1932 – 19 August 1994). Robert was a Soviet poet who broke with socialist realism in the 1950s–1960s and pioneered a newer, fresher, and freer style of poetry in the Soviet Union.
Rozhdestvenski tried not to criticize the government, and thus remained in official favor through the 1960s and 1970s, even being awarded the Lenin Prize in 1979.
Last poems of Robert Rozhdestvensky were published after his death.

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Eketerina and her father Robert Rozhdestvensky

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Eketerina and her father Robert Rozhdestvensky


Rozhdestvenskaya Ekaterina photographer

Yekaterina Rozhdestvenskaya – photo artist

Rozhdestvenskaya Ekaterina photographer

Yekaterina Rozhdestvenskaya – photo artist

Rozhdestvenskaya Ekaterina photographer

Yekaterina Rozhdestvenskaya – photo artist


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