VOLHA SHUKAILA

Born in March 11, 1988. 

Lives and works in Minsk, Belarus. 
Photojournalist, former photo editor. 
Works for media since 2012.

Professional interests: contemporary issues, environment, empowerment women, daily life, culture, human stories.

 

Mobile: +375 29 104 98 10
E-mail: o.shukailo@gmail.com
Facebook: Volha Shukaila

 

EDUCATION

 

2016 - Workshop «Understanding the truth of Conflict Photography. Personal/moral decisions & physical/logistical knowledge on the subject». Christopher Morris, TIME magazine. Minsk, Belarus.
2016 - On-line course «Photo composition». Artem Chernov, Photopolygon.com project 
2014 - Workshop «Personal project: photo, multimedia, promotion». Pep Bonet, NOOR. Vilnius, Lithuania.
2014 - Workshop «Create your multimedia project». Andrei Lenkevich. Minsk, Belarus.
2013 - Workshop «Contemporary photography and personal projects». Stanley Greene, NOOR. Vilnius, Lithuania.
2013 - Photo school at Belarus Press Photo Competition «Working on personal projects». Andrei Polikanov, Yuri Kozyrev,Tatiana Plotnikova. Minsk, Belarus.
2011 - Workshop «The way to success. Photo stories. Work with news agencies» - free listener. Sergey Maximishin. Minsk, Belarus.
2010 - 2015 - Balarusian State University of Culture and Arts. Minsk, Belarus.
2005 - 2009 - Minsk State Technological College. Minsk, Belarus.


WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Photojournalist - from 2012 to present time.

Photo editor - Belarusian portal TUT.BY from 2014 to 2017.
Assistant of wedding and commercial photographers - from 2010 to 2013.
Photographer, editor, teacher, manager - Photocompany Znyata from 2009 to 2012.
Studio photographer, trainee - design studio Vodoleya, 2009. Minsk, Belarus.
Photoreporter, trainee - Belarusian Telegraph Agency, 2008. Minsk, Belarus.
Published in TUT.BY, «Business-Revue» magazine, «The Sydney Morning Herald», local newspapers.

 

OTHER

 

Lecturer for discipline "Photo Editing" at Faculty of Advanced Studies and Retraining of BSU - May - June 2019.

Coordinator and participant of the photo exhibitions “SPRAVAZDACHA. Best pictures of TUT.BY photo department” annually since 2015. 

Backstage photographer for “HER STORY” documentary project. Macedonia, 2018.

Languages: Belarusian, Russian, English, Polish.

Hobby: solo traveling, rock climbing.