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Based in London, Oleg Tolstoy works in the field of portrait and social documentary photography.  He graduated from UAL London College of Communication in BA (Hons) Photography.

SELECT CLIENTS Procter & Gamble, R/GA, Saatchi & Saatchi, Corona, Universal Music, Jacob's, GQ Russa, The Observer, Joshua Kane and 21st Century Records Ltd.

SELECT PUBLICATIONS: Phoenix Magazine, Wonderland, Vogue Italia & India and The Untitled Magazine.

PORTRAITS INCLUDE: Sir Elton John, Cara Delevingne, Sir George Martin, Mick Jones, Rita Ora, Jonathon Ross, Howard Marks, Kano, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Mumford and Sons.

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CONTACT:

EMAIL: INFO@OLEGTOLSTOY.COM

INSTAGRAM & TWITTER: @OLEGTOLSTOY

PHONE: +44 (0) 7766756589

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AWARDS

FINALIST - LifeFramer Street Photography Award - 2017

WINNER - LensCulture Street Photography Award - 2016

WINNER - London Collage of Communication BA (Hons) Photography Prize - 2013

SHORTLISTED - PX3 Prix De La Photographie Paris - 2011

SHORTLISTED - Association of Photographers, Assistant Award. Shortlisted. Exhibition + Publication 2011

CHRITICS CHOICE - Saatchi Online Magazine by Constance Gounod 2011

WINNER - Hotshoe Photographic Magazine Award, Recognition for series “Hands on Knees” 2011

 

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FEATUERS & INTERVIEWS

Hunger Magazine

Huck

VICE

Saatchi and Saatchi

Wired.jp

It's Nice That 

ADWEEK

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Fast Company Design

Russia Beyond 

The Guardian 

LensCulture

Wired.Jp

Untitled Magazine

So Bad So Good

Time Out

Pushkin House

Calvert Journal 

Daily Mail

 

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PUBLICATIONS

The Tolstoy In The 21st Century

The Best of LensCulture Volume 1

Commercial Photo - Japan

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TALKS

EARLS COURT BOOK FAIR -  Oleg Tolstoy On The Tolstoys In The 21st Century - 2016

WATERSTONES PICCADILLY - The Tolstoy's In The 21st Century Book Launch - 2015

PUSHKIN HOUSE - Oleg Tolstoy with Rosamund Bartlett: Photographing The Tolstoys - 2015

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EXHIBITIONS

Solo

2015 - 'Who's Driving You?' (Solo Show) - Carousel, London

2014 - 'Hands On Knees' (Solo Show) Walls Gallery, Tokyo

Group

2017 - Los Angeles Festival of Photography, FestFoto, Brazil - Head On Photo Festival, Sydney -Art Photo, Barcelona, Focus Photography Festival, Mumbai - Copenhagen Photo Festival -Fotoleggendo Festival Italy

2017 - Street Sans Frontières - Paris

2017 - Rencontres d’Arles in 2017 - France

2016 -LensCulture Street Photographer Award - Cameraworks, San Fransisco

2011 - The Association of Photographers Award, AOP Gallery, London

2011 - The Saatchi Gallery & Channel 4’s New Sensations and The Future Can Wait (curated by Zavier Ellis, Simon Rumley & Rebecca Wilson) - Victoria House, London

2011 - Video in Britain Today (curated by Edward Lucie-Smith) - Bermondsey Space, London

2011 - London International (curated by Zavier Ellis & Edward Lucie-Smith) - Klaipeda Culture Communication Centre, Lithuania

2011 - Contact Photo Festival (curated by Edward Lucie-Smith) - Toronto, Canada

2010 - The Future Can Wait (curated by Zavier Ellis & Simon Rumley) - Shoreditch Town Hall, London

2010 - Polemically Small (curated by Edward Lucie-Smith) - CHARLIE SMITH london, London

2010 - My Inspiration - HMV, Oxford Street, London

2009 - British Art Now (curated by Edward Lucie- Smith) -  Berlin

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EDUCATION

London College Of Communication - BA (Hons) Photography (2009)