Elena Kotova

Elena Kotova was born in Novomoskovsk, Tula oblast. She grew and was educated in Saratov, graduating from the Saratov Art Institute with a concentration in painting. From 1991 to 2001 she worked in the city’s prestigious Souvenir photo salon as a photographer, mastering all aspects of film photography and doing body art. In 2015-16 her work was featured on the Instagram site Everyday Russia.


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