• “Being electrocuted when I was two years old is the first thing I remember.”
  • “I like having a tradition and seeing how it can work with modern material, how it can translate into new ideas.”
  • “I want to concoct a situation that happens, for example, in European films: there doesn’t seem to be a specific message, but the situation plays with our head and makes us ask ourselves questions like ‘what is this’ and ‘what is this for?”
  • “I find it extremely important to do what I do ‘beautifully’; not for beauty itself, per se, but more so as a tool that makes my ideas both interesting and workable.”
  • “I am looking for something bordering between the beautiful and the repulsive, living and dead. I want to attain the feeling of presence one can get when walking by a plastic manikin…”
  • 2009 Arte Laguna Art prize

    • Best young photographer for Ira's Tears
  • 2008 International Photography Awards

    • Photographer of the year Fineart
  • 2007 International Color Awards

    • Photograph of the year for Paper 2

Galleries & contacts

Oleg Dou

+7 903 132 34 81
douoleg@gmail.com