Madina Gadjieva

Documentary and portrait photographer.  She was born and lives in Makhachkala, Republic of Dagestan, Russia. From 2019 to 2021 she studied at the School of Modern Photography “Docdocdoc”. In 2022 Madina joined to Women Photograph organization. 

In her projects, she seeks to show the interaction of different social groups and nationalities in her region. She now focuses on the daily lives of women in the Muslim community and traditional society.

Her work were published in Calvert Journal,, Republic, FK Magazine and others.


2023 |  Young photography | finalist

2022 |  Women Photograph The 2022 Year in Picture

2022 |  POY Asia 2022 | finalist

2021 |  PHMuseum 2021 Women Photographers Grant | short list

2021 |  Young photographers of Russia | special jury mark

Group exhibitions

2023 |Young photography| Kaluga, Russia

2022 | POY Asia 2022 Exhibition in Seoul 

2021 |  Photo Vogue Festival | online exhibition


2022 |  Zapovednik

2022 | FK Magazine, PRIVATE  

2021 |  Calvert Journal,, Colta, Republic


2019-2021| School of Modern Photography Docdocdoc, Saint Petersburg, Russia

2007-2012| Dagestan State University Computer science and IT  department, Makhachkala, Republic of Dagestan, Russia 

Bio/CV. Documentary photographer