8th Place Award in the “Unconventional Portrait” category. Photo by Sue Polshchikova, Portugal.

Sue Polshchikova

Award-winning photography by Sue Polshchikova

My name is Sue and I was born in 1980 in Kazakhstan, USSR. I graduated with honors as a finance specialist at Plekhanov Russian University of Economics and worked in oil and gas company in Siberia for many years. With my family I traveled a lot in Europe and Asia. In 2011 we moved to the Middle East. From 2017 I am based in Portugal, Lisbon. Since then I started my journey in visual arts. Currently, I am a student of the Academy of documentary photography and art ‘Forografika’.

The Documentary Family Awards is an international competition in search of the insightful and meaningful ways that documentary photographers explore the interpretation of family.