Maria Baranova-Suzuki is a Russian-born, Finland-raised, and New York City-based photographer who specializes in Theater, Dance, and Portrait photography.
Maria has been documenting experimental theater and dance in New York City since 2012. Her long-term portrait project Faces of Downtown Scene, dedicated to creators of the performance scene of New York, was exhibited at Invisible Dog Art Center in Brooklyn, in 2019.
During the lockdown in 2020, she returned to street photography, capturing the empty city on film and printing photos in a traditional darkroom.
Maria holds BA in Art Painting and Qualification in Photography degree both from art institutions in Finland.
Maria's performance photography is largely published in the press in the US and Europe.
Interdisciplinary Dance Artist, February 2022
Dancer / Choreographer, October 2020
Lighting Designer, December 2020
The Hang, 2022
Keen 2, 2017