is an Italy based Russian photographer and curator. Born in San Petersburg in 1981, she started her interest in photography and visual communication while graduating from Journalism Faculty of San Petersburg State University. She worked for several years as correspondent for a German-Russian newspaper and later moved to Bern, Switzerland to coordinate the Russian editorial office of the Swiss Radio International. She pursued her interest in photography by enrolling on a photography course at Bologna Fine Art Academy. In 2010 she earned her Master’s Degree in Photo Editing from the Rome Luiss Business School.
Tikhomirova collaborated with various photography associations like Fotodepartament, TerraProject, Rodchenko Photoraphy School Moscow, Casa della Fotografia, Scuola Pratica di Fotografia, PaolettiFoto, Passion&Profession, 10b Photography.
In addition to her work as a curator of photography exhibitions and events for YarT Photography collective, she is in charge of Photography Workshop in Saint-Petersburg and in Photography Workshop in Moscow .
graduates in Communication Sciences at Bologna and Siena University, following visual language studies and she specializes in Semiotics of the Arts. She attends a year of studies in Advertising and Public Relations at Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid, during which collaborates at the tenth edition of Photo España.
She wins a scholarship to attend the Advanced training course in New Journalism – Photo Editing organized by the italian weekly magazine Internazionale at Luiss Business School, Rome. At the end of this course she works for a short period as photo editor of Internazionale. She spends six months in San Francisco, where she works at the Italian Cultural Institute, dealing with organization and promotion of cultural events.
Since 2010 collaborates with the collective of documentary photography TerraProject and from 2011 she holds the position of project coordinator, dealing with planning, fundraising and joining the photographers in the development of collective projects, from the concept to the final editing.