(photo by Elena Shepilova)
Carina Khorkhordina (1991, Kaliningrad, Russia) is a photographer and a trumpet player living in Berlin since 2014. She is currently working on bringing together her interest in urban, public spaces, the sonic possibilities of the trumpet, field recordings, video documentation and photography, as well as developing both photographic and musical practices as distinct activities.
Since 2016 she is a student of various programs at FotoDepartament Institute in St. Petersburg, Russia. Part of Attention Hub, FotoDepartament's initiative representing "contemporary Russian photography in the expanded field".
Since 2017 she is playing concerts and performing in the context of improvised and experimental music. The active groups include the duo with Eric Bauer, an electronics musician from Berlin (their debut tape has been released on tmrw> label), Klub Demboh, as well as a variety of ongoing collaborations.
2017 – 2019 – Student at Fotodepartament.Institute Project Group program
2016 – 2017 – Student at Fotodepartament.Institute program "Overcoming photography", St. Petersburg, Russia
2008 – 2013 – Economist specializing in Finance and Credit, Kaliningrad State Technical University, Kaliningrad, Russia
2020 – "House, Family" (winner in the nomination) presented at FotON Festival, Kaliningrad, Russia.
2019 – group exhibition Collectivity at Presence Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia.
2018 – group exhibition Experience of Transition (as part of KosMost festival) at Municipal Art Gallery of Kostroma, Russia.
2018 – group exhibition Experience of Transition at NCCA Kaliningrad, Russia.
2017 – group exhibition Experience of Transition at FotoDepartament in St. Petersburg, Russia, and online.
2016 – solo exhibition Daylight at Vorota Art Platform, Kaliningrad, Russia.
Dec 2015 – Jan 2016 – group exhibition "Sincerity" at Vorota Art Platform, Kaliningrad, Russia.
2015 – Street Photography Festival exhibition at FOTODOC center, Moscow, Russia.
2015 – Baltic Biennale of Photography Photomania exhibition at Kaliningrad Art Gallery, Kaliningrad, Russia.
2013 – group exhibition "White" at Deutsch-Russisches Haus, Kaliningrad, Russia.
2013 – solo exhibition (untitled) at Kaliningrad Photoclub, Kaliningrad, Russia.
2012 – solo exhibition (untitled) at Kaliningrad Photoclub, Kaliningrad, Russia.
2011 – group exhibition "Local time" at Kaliningrad Photoclub, Kaliningrad, Russia.
2011 – Baltic Biennale of Photography Photomania exhibition at Kaliningrad Art Gallery, Kaliningrad, Russia.
2009 – 2011 – group exhibition "Absolute humidity" (2009: Kaunas, Lithuania / 2010: Plunge, Lithuania; Kaliningrad, Russia / 2011: Minsk, Belarus).
Eric Bauer (electronics) + Ilia Belorukov (alto sax) + Carina Khorkhordina (trumpet) on VA VOL III double cassette from DAIZY & HOLY (2020). Recorded in Berlin in 2019.
Rooms — Trips
Carina Khorkhordina — trumpet
Dominic Jasmin — no-input mixer, drum machine, ableton live
Edith Steyer — clarinet, preparations, water
recorded in May 2020
digital release of a series of recordings initiated by Samuel Hall
C-50 ferro tape
recorded live at Petersburg Art Space, Berlin on 03.11.2018 (side A) and 31.05.2018 (side B)
recording, mixing and mastering by Adam Asnan (aa-rec.net)
Carina Khorkhordina — trumpet
Eric Bauer — modular synthesizer
LP & digital out on bohemian drips.
A site-specific composition by Mazen Kerbaj which premiered on May 19th 2018 at the large water reservoir in Berlin-Pankow, performed by 49 trumpet players from Berlin.
CONTACT: khorkhordina at protonmail dot com