Igor Mukhin (born in 1961, Moscow) is a Soviet and Russian photographer, and a Professor at a studio of the Rodchenko Moscow School of Photography and Multimedia. After graduating from college, Mukhin worked at a design institute. He subsequently spent several years working with samizdat rock musicians. From 1985 to 1986 he attended classes at the studio of prominent Moscow photographer Alexander Lapin at Moscow State University. In 1987 Mukhin had his first solo exhibition at the Moscow State University. He has been working since 1989 as an independent photographer. Selected solo exhibitions: Мy Moscow, Carré Amelot, Espace Culturel de la Ville de La Rochelle, La Rochelle (2013); La Mia Mosca/My Moscow, Laura Bulian Gallery, Milan (2013); Retrospective La Russie d’Igor Mukhin, photographies de 1987 à 2012, Grand Réservoir de L’Hôpital de Bicêtre, Festival RussenKo, Le-Kremlin-Bicetre (2013); La Mia Mosca/My Moscow, Festival Fotografia Europea, Italy (2012); Igor Mukhin, Gallery CM Art, Paris (2008); Igor Mukhin, Stockholm International Fairs (2008); Generation next. Auditorium parco della musica, Festival Russo, Rome (2004); I. Mukhin: Visions of Contemporary Russia, Hatton Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins (2004); I. Mukhin. Contemporary Russian Photography, The Camera Obskura Gallery, Denver (2004); Wien – Moscow, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna (2003); Contemporary Moscow Photography, Anahita Gallery, Santa Fe (2003); Moskauer Jugent im 3. Jahrtausent, Moskauer Tage in Berlin, Kulturbrauerei, Berlin (2003); Moscou — Paris, Moscow House of Photography, Moscow (2002); Moscow, International Photography Festival, Pingyao (2002); Moscow Light, Moscow (2001); La jeunesse a Paris. (Mois de la photo a Paris 2000), Galerie Carre Noir, Paris (2000); Igor Mukhin, Galerie Carre Noir, Paris (1999); Moscou la Jeune, Bibliothèque Elsa-Triolet, Pantin (1998); Soviet Epoch: Benches and Monuments, Photohouse, Riga (1997); Life in the City, Latvian Museum of Photography, Riga (1996); Vision of Russia, Naarden Fotofestival, Grote Kerk, Naardens (1995). Igor Mukhin has participated in numerous group exhibitions all over the world, his works have been exhibited at State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg; the State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow; Palais de Tokyo, Paris; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; New Manege, Moscow; Museum of Fine Arts, New York; Kunst im Tunnel, Düsseldorf; Centre d’Art Santa Mònica, Barcelona; La Maison Rouge, Paris; Travelling MAK, Vienna; Moscow Museum of Modern Art; Central House of Artists, Moscow; Museum of Art, Tampa; Gallery du Jour, Paris and many others. Works by Igor Igor Mukhin are kept in public collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA; the State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow; Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow; the Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, France; the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, USA, and many others. He lives and works in Moscow.