Winzavod CCA
Moscow, 4th Syromyatnichesky lane 1/8 105120 Kurskaya/Chkalovskaya metro station

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Best of Russia

Best of Russia is the largest Russian photo project organized by the Contemporary Art Center Winzavod in 2008. 

Every year, within the framework of the Best of Russia, the All-Russian competition is held, as a result of which the jury of the project chooses the best pictures presented at the exhibition at Vinzavod, in the largest Russian museums and in the final photo album.

Beginning in 2008, the Best of Russia project explores the state and development of Russian photography and captures the most significant events in Russia's contemporary history, creating a unique in its volume and significance photo archive. 


Basic conditions for participation:

  • photos should be taken in the territory of the Russian Federation

  • photos should be created between September 1, 2016, October 20, 2017 

  • taking photographs until December 17, 2017 


Nominations of the project in 2017: 

  • People. Developments. Everyday life 

  • Special theme "Jubilees" 


All winning photos are published in the album and take part in the exhibition Best of Russia in the Center for Contemporary Art WINZAVOD. 

Partners of the Best of Russia project award their own prizes to the photos. 

Every year after the exhibition ends in Moscow, it is exhibited at major exhibition venues in Russia and abroad.

Project’s curator

Lina Krasnyanskaya

Was born in Tbilisi. In 2001 she graduated from the Faculty of Journalism of the Moscow State University. M.V. Lomonosov's specialty "journalism and public relations". From 2005 to 2008 she was the Art Director of the Moscow Center for the Arts on Neglinnaya, from 2008 until the present - the head and curator of the Best of Russia project, from 2014 to 2016 she was the Executive Director of the State Gallery on Solyanka. Producer of books: "Winzavod. 2006-2013 "," A Brief History of Russian Culture. Version of the Winery ". From February 2016 to the present day - Director of the Foundation for Support of Modern Art "Winzavod."