Ekaterina Zershchikova was born in Rostov am Don, Russia. She graduated from Rostov State University of Economics. She moved to Germany in 2004 and has lived and worked in Berlin since 2006. In 2017 she decided to focus on photography full time and began studying Photography at the Ostkreuzschule in Berlin.

Her latest work focuses on Russian-speaking community living in Berlin and exploration of belonging, collective identity and relationship to our past. In 2019 she has been selected as one of the special Juror’s Picks of the LensCulture Portrait Awards.

2019 „Vera, Nadezhda, Lubov“ for „Fernwaerme“ at Schloss Biesdorf, Berlin

2019 „Vera, Nadezhda, Lubov“ for LensCulture „Beyond Boundaries“ at Aperture Gallery, New York