Petr Antonov was born in 1977 in Moscow, Russia. After receiving his university degree in foreign languages in 1999 he continued an unrelated career, leading to becoming engaged in photography full-time since 2008. Currently he does freelance work for Russian and international press and pursues personal photography projects. Petr Antonov’s commissioned work has published in Le Monde, Der Spiegel, Mare, Report on Business, Financial Times Magazine, Courrier International, D - la Repubblica, Forbes Russia, Bolshoi Gorod, Russian Reporter Magazine, Ogoniok, Expert. His personal projects have participated in exhibitions and projections in Russia, Canada, Italy, USA, Syria, Azerbaijan, Lithuania, Latvia, and received nominations for Prix Pictet, Paul Huf and PDN30 awards.