LAZIZA RAKHIMOVA
Represented by Soho Photo

b.1984 Tashkent

Having worked for environmental organizations in Central Asia, Europe, and North America, my artistic approach alters the reality of nature and addresses environmental tragedies, including contaminated water.

   

EDUCATION:

2017 - 2019 ICP continued education, New York
2015 - 2017 Dawson College Photography program, Montreal

2011-2013 Master Degree in Sustainability, UPEC, Paris

MEMBERSHIPS:
Penumbra Foundation, EcoartSpace, ICP, Professional Women Photographers

2021 Professional Practices Artist Network alumni, Woodstock Center for Photography

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2021 Soho Photo “Radiating Heat”, New York 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2022 In Nature, Nothing Exists Alone, Oculus, World Trade Center, Nwe York (exhibiting artist and curator)

2022 Other Ways of Seeing, Plaxal Gallery, LIC Culture Club

2021 Soho Photo, Abstractions show, New York

2021 Radiating heat series at Art Gowanus, New York 

2021 Silver Art residency and online exhibition, New York 

2021  Eco Artspace Embodies Forest online exhibition 
2020 Foley Gallery “Ode to Gowanus” show, New York
2020 Contaminated Water project at the BWAC & Chashama curated show
2019  Gowanus Contamination show at the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition

2019 NYC Photo Curator “Environmental and Social Activism”
2019 Image Flow alternative photography exhibition, San Francisco
2019 Chashama: self-identity virtual show
2019 Abstracted reality exhibition, Amfora Gallery Chelsea, New York
2018 “Glimpses of our world exhibition” Salmagundi Art Club, New York
2018 Upstream Gallery New York,” Deadpan Portraiture”
2017 Alternative photography exhibition, Soho Photography Gallery, New York

2017 Alternative photography exhibition, Image Flow, San Francisco
2016 Deadpan, Saint Laurent Gallery, Montreal

 

PUBLICATIONS:

2021 Embodied Forest, EcoArtSpace

2021 Work on water contamination, The Hand Magazine Featured artist in Alternative Photography magazine

2019 Photobook “Seeing through New York”

2019 Deadpan portraiture portfolio, Shadow and Light fine art magazine

2017 Shuba magazine editorial

 

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES:

2022 Lower Manhattan Cultural Center Residency at the Art Center on Governors Island 

2021 Silver Art Social Justice residency and Digital Exhibition, New York 
2019 Main Media Workshop Residency, Rockport, Maine
2018 Award in Alternative photography, Soho Photo, New York

2018 Award in camera less photography, Image Flow, San Francisco

EMPLOYMENT:

2016 - now Artist at 33 Greenwich avenue
2013–2020 Energy Efficiency Consultant
Ecosystem, New York/Montreal (part-time)
2012-2013 Consultant in Green Energy, ICE, group BURGEAP, France
2009–2011 Cooperation officer, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Central Asia

2006–2009 Public Relations officer, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

VOLUNTEERING AND PUBLIC COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT:
2021-now Soho Arts Network 
2020–now NYC Billion Oyster Project Community Scientist and Ambassador
2016–18 Mentor at Big Brothers, Big Sisters New York
2012 Microinsurance in agriculture for Lebanese low-income farmers, France/Lebanon

LANGUAGES: English, Russian, French, Spanish, Uzbek