Dmitry Ermakov is a visual artist working with documentary photography and photo books.

Born in Moscow in 1978. Worked as a writing and visual journalist. Makes long-term photo projects since 2017. Graduated from Fotografika documentary/art photo school, St. Petersburg, in 2018. Lives in Moscow, makes the stories in regions of Russia.

In his stories, Dmitry explores the themes of collective and personal identity in the age of globalisation.

Bio. Dmitry Ermakov. Documentary photographer



Reponses Photo choice at Les Boutographies, France


Les Boutographies, France (shortlist)

KosMostFest, Russia (shortlist)


Photometria, Greece (shortlist)


Eastreet 4, Poland (finalist)

Personal exhibitions


Everyone’s Home (Chekalin, Russia)

Selected collective exhibitions


OFF Bratislava (Bratislava, Slovakia)

Environmenta (Rome, Italy)

Motion (Budapest, Hungary)


Eastreet 4 (Lublin, Poland and then worldwide)


Actual Udmurtia (Nizhny Novgorod, Russia)

Selected publications

The Calvert Journal: East of the West

Zapovednik: Блюз волжской дельты

The Calvert Journal: Forever alone in Russia’s smallest town

The Calvert Journal: River Under Earth

Analog Mag: Healing Place (+ interview)

Regnum: Фигурное катание как нейронная сеть

Russian Reporter: Тектонические люди

Roads and Kingdoms: In Search of Russia’s First Inhabitants

BBC Russia: Петроград в (20)17-м году

Russia Beyond: ‘This way up': What goes on in the city of Izhevsk (text by Katya Sinelshchikova)

Also: Edge of Humanity,, Athleta Magazine, Private, Broad, SEEN, Dodho, F-Stop, RTVi, S-T-O-L, Zapovednik,, Kommersant, Nevskoe Vremya.