Katia Repina is a documentary photographer, videographer and visual artist. Born in Moscow, Russia in 1988. She Graduated from State University - Higher School of Economics. In 2009 she moved to Barcelona where she studied photojournalism and documentary video. In 2017 she moved to New York City, USA where she is currently based. Katia is a member of Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective. 

She works on documentary projects which focus on intimate stories and spotlight the issues of gender, identity and sexuality.

Currently based in New York City. 

Education/Workshops:
- 2015 - Angkor Workshop (Siem Reap, Cambodia)
- 2015 - Eddie Adams Workshop (New York, USA) 
- 2015 - 2016 - ScreenLab Production Program (New York, USA)
- 2014 - Workshop with Adrian Kelterborn "Multimedia Storytelling" (Kuldiga, Latvia) 
- 2013 - 2014 - GrisArt Grant. Master in Documentary Photography and Photojournalism. (Barcelona, Spain) 
- 2013 - Yuri Kozyrev & Andrei Polikanov  Workshop: "Follow your Conviction. Working with the Media". ISSP. (Kuldiga, Latvia) 
- 2012 - 2013 - Escuela Francesca Bonnemaison. Annual Course: Documentary and gender (documentary video) (Barcelona, Spain)
- 2011 - Complot, Escuela de creativos. Creativity Course (Advertising) (Barcelona, Spain)
- 2010 - 2011 - Ruido Photo. Documentary Photography Course (Barcelona, Spain)
- 2005 - 2009 - State University - Higher School of Economics. Management Faculty. (Moscow, Russia)

Awards:
-2018 - Short film "My Own Wings" won Lolly Award at the 13th XPOSED International Queer Film Festival Berlin (Berlin, Germany)
-2018 - Short film "My Own Wings" is a Runner-Up for Jury Award for the Best Short Film at the TIGLFF Film Festival (US)
- 2018 - 30 Under 30 Women Photographers of 2018 selected by Photo Boite, on Artpil. 
- 2018 - Nominated for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass (Amsterdam)
- 2016 - Part of Dostoevsky List 2016 (50 most interesting contemporary photographers of Russia and Ukraine)
- 2015 - The winner (together with Carla Moral) CFD Grant for Project creation under Marta Dahó mentorship (Barcelona, Spain)
- 2015 - Selected for the 11th Edition of the Angkor Photo Festival & Workshops (Siem Reap, Cambodia)
- 2015 - Invisible Photographer Asia (IPA) Mentorship Program Scholarship Grant (online with Singapore)
- 2014 - The 3rd place winner Editorial: Photo Essay, in Student Category, Moscow International Foto Award (Moscow, Russia)
- 2014 - The winner CLIC’14 Fotoperiodisme Jove Multimedia-contest with "Llámame Marta", Diomira & Generalitat de Catalunya (Perpignan, France)
- 2014 - Finalist IV Photón Festival (Photojournalist Festival in Valencia, Spain)
- 2013 - Honorable Mention: Deeper Perspective Non-Pro in IPA (International Photography Awards). Los Angeles. USA
- 2013 - The winner Photojournalism GrisArt Grant (Barcelona, Spain)

Solo Exhibitions:
- 2016 - "I Don´t Need To Know You" exhibited in Fundació Lluís Coromina (Banyoles, Spain)
- 2015 - "Bivalino" exhibited during the FineArt Igualada Festival (Igualada, Spain)
- 2014 - "Llámame Marta" exhibited during the DOC Field Barcelona (Documentary Photography Festival) 

Group exhibitions:
-2018 - "My Own Wings" being a part of exhibition “Embracing Diversity” at the Photo Vogue Festival (Milan, Italy)
-2018 - Short film "My Own Wings" screening at the Panoramic Festival (Granollers, Spain)
-2018 - Short film "My Own Wings" screening at the InShort Film Festival (London, UK)
-2018 - Short film "My Own Wings" screening at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, NYC (US)
-2018 - Short film "My Own Wings" screening at the Frameline42: San Francisco International LGTBQ Film Festival (US)
-2018 - Short film "My Own Wings" screening at the 13th XPOSED International Queer Film Festival Berlin (Berlin, Germany)
-2018 - Short film "My Own Wings" screening at Translations: Seattle Transgender Film Festival (Seattle, US)
-2018 - Short film "My Own Wings" screening at the 6th LUMIX Festival for Young Photojournalism (Hannover, Germany) 
-2018 - Short film "My Own Wings" screening at the Queer Screen's 25th Mardi Gras Film Festival (Sydney, Australia) 
-2017 - Short film "My Own Wings" screening at the Anthology Film Archives in Manhattan (NYC, USA)
-2017 - Short film "My Own Wings" screening at the TransNation Film Festival 2017 at the Silent Movie Theater, West Hollywood, LA (USA)
-2017  - Short film "My Own Wings" screening at the Munich Queer Film Festival 2017 (Munich, Germany) 
-2017 - Short film "I Don't Need To Know You" screening at the 59th edition of Zinebi International Festival of Documentary and Short Film of Bilbao (Bilbao, Spain)
-2017 - "I Don't Need To Know You" screening at the Angkor Photo Festival&Workshops (Siem Reap, Cambodia)
-2017 - Short film "I Don't Need To Know You" screening at the Festival Panoramic Granollers of Cinema, Photography and new media (Granollers, Spain)
-2017 - "My Own Wings" screening during the In/Out Transylvania Photo Festival (Cluj-Napoca, Romania)
-2017 - Selected to exhibit at the Women Photograph Insider/Outsider container at Photoville Festival (NYC, USA)
-2017 - "Into The Porn" screening during the Obscura Festival of Photography (George Town, Malaysia)
- 2017 - Short movie "I Don't Need To Know You" screening during Slideluck Vancouver IV (Vancouver, Canada) 
- 2017 - Multimedia "Llámame Marta" screening during the Open Show NYC (NYC, USA)
- 2015 - Ongoing joint project “I don´t need to know you” by Katia Repina and Luca Aimi exposed during the FotoNoviembre XIII Bienal Internacional de Fotografía de Tenerife (Tenerife, Spain)
- 2015 - Multimedia "Llámame Marta" screening during The Month of Photography in Minsk (Minsk, Belarus)
- 2015 - "Llámame Marta" exposed during The Fence Photoville Festival in the Narratively exhibition container (New York, USA)
- 2015 - A teaser of ongoing joint project “I don´t need to know you” by Katia Repina and Luca Aimi (in collaboration with Karine Versluis) screened during DocField Festival Barcelona (Documentary Photography Festival) 
- 2015 - "Llámame Marta" exposed during JEEP Les Journées Européennes des Ecoles de Photographie (Paris, France)
- 2014 - Multimedia “Llámame Marta” screening during the 6 Bienal Argentina de Fotografía Documental (San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina)
- 2014 - Multimedia “Llámame Marta” screening during the Festival Visa Off (Perpignan, France)
- 2014 - Multimedia “Llámame Marta” screening during the Embarrat, Festival of Contemporary Creation (Lleida, Spain)
- 2014 - Multimedia “Llámame Marta” screening during the Photón Festival (Photojournalist Festival in Valencia, Spain) 
- 2013 - Screening "What´s your number, Baby?" at Botanical Gardens (Riga, Latvia)
- 2013 - Exhibition "What´s your number, Baby?" at Kuldīga Town library (Kuldiga, Latvia)
- 2011 - Finalist of project “Brangulí estuvo aquí. ¿Y tú?” of CCCB (Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona). (Barcelona, Spain)
- 2011 - Project “Bivalino” was selected at Clic’11 Fotoperiodisme Jove for the group exhibition during the Festival Visa Off (Perpignan, France)
- 2010 - IMAGO MUTIS (Cadiz, Spain)

Publications: The New York Times (USA), The Washington Post (USA), Wordt Vervolgd - Amnesty International Netherland´s magazine (NL), De Volkskrant (The Netherland), Photo District News (PDN) (USA), ARA Diumenge (Spain), BonArt Magazine (Spain), Interviú (Spain), Barcelona Metrópolis (Spain), LIB (Spain), Primera Hora (Puerto Rico).

Publications Online: The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Stern.de, Vogue.it, VICE Spain, P3 Publico Portugal, Women in the World (In association with The New York Times), Daily Mail, Playboy Mexico, Tages-Anzeiger, The Post Internazionale, Dazed and Confused Magazine, Topic (First Look Media), Burn Magazine, Feature Shoot, Narratively, Open Society Foundation NYC, Roads & Kingdoms, Catraca Livre (Brasil), La Lettre de la Photographie, GUP Magazine, Primera Hora (Puerto Rico), Bird In Flight, Life Force Magazine, Ph Museum, L'Oeil de la Photographie, Jiemian.com, Lamono Magazine, Drome Magazine, Positive Magazine, PH Magazine, QueSabesDe.com, FK Magazine (Latvia), Le Cool Barcelona. 

Work in collection: 
- Museo de la Pell d´Igualada i Comarcal de l´Anoia (Igualada, Spain)
- Fundación Foto Colectania (Barcelona, Spain)


Other activities:
- Since 2017 a member of Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective (NYC, US) 
- October 2015 - Instagram named Katia one of their Emerging Photojournalists alongside fellow Eddie Adams Workshop XXVIII alums
- 2014 - T-shirts prints for brand T-shirts Don't Lie (Moscow)
- 2012 - Intern at the creative department of the advertising agency *S,C,P,F... (Barcelona, Spain)