Evgeny V. Alexandrov
Leading research associate, Doctor of Fine Arts, the scientific advisor of
the video-group of the Center of New Information Technologies of Lomonosov
Moscow State University
The head of the public Center of Visual Anthropology of MSU.
He has about 80 publications on visual anthropology.
Monograph "Discussions of theoretical and methodological problems of visual anthropology",
Editor of six collected articles on visual anthropology.
Experimantal and organization work:
producer and co-author of video works of CVA MSU (1989 - 2007).
Creator and director of the Moscow International Festival for Visual Anthropology
2002, 2004, 2006. Selected filmography:
1999 "Oh, Desert, My Desert...",
2000 "Helping Fedor",
2005 "Years in a hand",
2005 "To Luba and Further",
2005 "Island of Faith",
2006 "Years in a hand",
2007 "One in the family line".
Leonid S. Filimonov
He graduated from the Moscow State
University and All-Russian State Cinema
Institute (VGIK). Leonid Filimonov is a director
and cameraman of the «Old Believers'
Culture Video Monitoring» Project
(1993-2004), author of 15 films. Filmography:
1992 "Molokan spiritual chants"
1993 "Collective portrait"
1994 "One third of the circle"
1994 "In the beginning was the rhythm"
1998 "Visual onthology"
2000 "Wear and remember"
2002 "Oh, my rubies and sapphires …"
2002 "The intercession day at Kilins"
2002 "And there came evening, and then
2004 "Family of Petr and Valentina"
Olga B. Khristoforova
PhD in culturology, assistant professor of social anthropology educational scientific and folklore typology and semiotics centres of The Russian State University for the Humanities.
visual anthropology, symbolical and medical anthropology; shamanism, archaic beliefs and syncretic religions, Russian national demonology; Siberia nations, Russian people.
She is an author a lot of scientific publications.
DSc in History.
Recent Publications include a book entitled Old Believers in South
Ural: Essays in History and Traditional Culture (Ufa, 2002). Filmography:
2003 "Bashkir Horse Koumiss",
2006 "Years in a hand",
2007 "One in the family".
Since 1994 she has been researching traditional culture and films the TV
materials of the contemporary history of the Old Faith. Filmography:
1998 "Mistress of Kulezny",
2000 "Blue Well",
2002 "Rest in Peace, oh God, the Soul…",
2003 "Second Birth",
2003 "Petrozavodsk – Day of the City",
2004 "Vereshyagino – Ural’s West Gates",
Ivan Boiko graduated from the Ethnology Department of the Moscow
University in 1998.
For 10 years he worked as a photographer in the Russian
History Museum. Studied the Old Believers in the expeditions of the Moscow
University and the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moldavia, 1996,
Verkhokam'ye, 2000, 2002, Altai, 2001–2003). Personal Exhibitions:
Strasbourg (France), 2001
Strasbourg (France), 2002
Veretchagino (Perm Region, Russia), 2002
Togliatti (Samara Region, Russia), 2003
«Rencontres», Arles (France), 2006
Ph.D. in History (Moscow University). Since 1999
participates in the expeditions of the
Moscow University Archaeographical
Laboratory in Verkhokamye (Urals)
and Southern Vyatka.
Vladimir M. Magidov
Head sub-faculty ADA HAI RSUH, dean of FTAD, professor, DSc in History, member of the Eurasian radio and TV Academy, president of National Association of audiovisual archives, member of Council for theory and critique of non fiction films of Russian cinematographers
union, member of International Association of television archives (FIAT/IFTA), member of Association Presidium of Russian ethnographers and anthropologists et al.
Post-graduate of the MSU ethnology sub-faculty of historical department, he specializes in Chinese immigration to Russia. Не took part in creating films: "One in the family", "Players", "A day in the master's home" et al.
Webmaster - creator of MSU CVA site.
Participated in organization of the III Moscow International Visual Anthropology Festival. She graduated from physical department of MSU, research assistant of Extra-galactic astronomy Group of MSU Sternberg Astronomical Institute.
Post-graduate of MSU ethnology sub-faculty, working on
using cine-material problem as ethnographical source; member of the III MIVAF organizational committee.
Representative of Moscow festival of visual anthropology organising committee.