Yulia Gorodinski was born 1984 in Belarus (former USSR) and immigrated to Israel, with her family in 1996. From 2004-2007 she studied for a B.A. in History and English Literature at Haifa University before going on to complete an M.A. in English Literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2009.
Her self-portraits have featured internationally in various publications and group exhibitions including the Basil Hallward Gallery in the USA (Sep 2010) and more recently on Photoboite; an Online group exhibition featuring Women Photographers (Jan-Dec 2011).
‘While studying for my degree I became captivated by photography and began to focus on self-portraiture. I like being the model, the photographer and the post editor. Most of my images are autobiographic. I like to express my feelings, things I experience through photography. Or I just simply enjoy creating, being inspired by light, locations, props and colors. Photography is my joy, and I feel blessed that I have discovered it. I went to music school when I was little to play piano, I went to study English Literature at University, and all because I liked it. But it wasn’t until I discovered photography and saw how passionate I was about it comparing to my other fields of interest mentioned above.’