A rising star on the photography scene, Anastasia Taylor-Lind documents the lives of women who live isolated from male society, including in schools for Siberian supermodels and military training camps for Cossack women.
Anastasia Taylor-Lind is an English photojournalist currently based in in Damascus, Syria, and working for clients such as The Sunday Times Magazine, Marie Claire and The Guardian Weekend Magazine. She pursues stories that are socially concerned and often focus on the lives of women as they struggle to survive in patriarchal societies. Her work has been exhibited internationally, in spaces such as The Frontline Club in London, Oude Kerk in Amsterdam and Fovea Exhibitions in New York. She has won a number of photography awards including The Guardian Photography prize in 2006. In 2009 and 2007 she was a selected winner in the Magenta Foundation Emerging Photographers Award and in 2004 highly commended in the Observer Hodge Award. She has degrees from the University of Wales Newport and the London College of Communication.