Urij Vasil’ev

Yuri Vasiliev (born in 1939 – † 2018) – photographer, a member of the photo club “Minsk” since 1965. In 1978 – 1999 he was the chairman and artistic director of the photo club “Minsk”. One of the creators and organizers of the exhibitions “Photographica” (1971, 1973, 1975, 1978, 1981, 1989) and “Minsk Forum-98”. The author and presenter of the TV series “Photopanorama” on the Belarusian Television Channel (1972 – 1977).

Yuri Vasiliev was a participant and laureate of all-Union, inter-club and international photo exhibitions, he used to represent the Republic of Belarus and the photo club “Minsk” as a jury member of more than 50 photography exhibitions. He wrote about photography and performed a consultant’s role in compiling the encyclopaedic reference book “Photography”, (Big Encyclopedic Dictionary, 1993). Vasiliev was an honorary member of a number of photo clubs, photo unions and studios.

In 1992, Yuri Vasiliev was awarded the title of “Honored Worker of Culture of the Republic of Belarus.”

Catalogue Photographika 1971

Catalogue Photographika 1973

Catalogue Photographika 1975

Catalogue Photographika 1978

Catalogue Photographika 1981

 Catalogue Photographika 1989