Irina Petrova is an internationally published and award winning photographer and artist. She specialises in wildlife microphotography and science fiction inspired installations organically integrating living and artificial entities. Her unique feature is that she uses only retro manual focus lenses to share wonders of the world. She won a substantial number of awards and prizes, most recent include 5 awards in MIFA 2020, winner in an international photo contest FotoRoomOPEN | ACN edition for women photographers in the Single Images category, 3rd Chania International Photo Festival 2020, FAPA 2020 WildLife/Animals, TIFA 2019, Chromatic Awards in Wildlife and Animals, ND Nature Discovery of the Year 2019, SONY European photo contest “Bugs” in 2019. She is also a winner of 2019 “American Horror Week” illustration contest by The American Cultural Centre in Russia. She is a member of the International Federation of New Media and the Russian Union of Wildlife Photographers.

Currently she is preparing a photo-book on discoveries in the Unconventional Computing based on the life of Prof. Adamatzky  is also involved in promotion of the FUNGAR project in Russia. 

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