Zaurbek Tsugaev – photographer, video artist.
d.o.b. in 1984, lives and works in Grozny (Chechen Republic).
Graduated from the Chechen State Pedagogical University. Qualification – teacher of preschool pedagogy and psychology. Teacher of English. Founder of the first Chechen photo club LAMBERD on the VK social network.
Organizer of workshops with the participation of famous photographers, including Stanley Green, Olga Kravets, Anton Lange, Alexander Gronsky (2012-2016). One of the organizers of the «Generation XX» photo project confined to the 20th anniversary of the first Chechen War (1994–2014).
Participant of large projects: V Forum of Young Artists of the North Caucasus «ART Kavkaz NEXT», Vladikavkaz (2014); First Triennial of Russian Contemporary Art, Garage, Moscow (2015); 11th International Symposium «Alanica», Vladikavkaz (2017); 12th International Symposium «Alanica» (2019).
Participant of exhibitions «One-on-one», Center of Contemporary Art, Grozny (2014). «Tragedy in the Corner», Museum of Moscow, Moscow (2017); «Internal Manifesto», Vladikavkaz (2017).
Winner of the All-Russian annual project «Best of Russia – 201», Center of Contemporary Art «Winzavod», Moscow.
Member of the Creative Union of Artists of Russia, International Federation of Artists.
Winner of the grant program for artists in the field of contemporary art Garage Museum (2019/2020).