Anna Zekria is co-founder and managing director of Saltimages, an independent photography agency based in Moscow. She has been promoting documentary photographers in Russia and worldwide for the last six years. Zekria has participated in numerous local and international projects, including portfolio reviews, masterclasses and photography competitions; curated a number of exhibitions and multimedia installations on Russian contemporary photography. In 2005, Zekria joined the Russian photojournalism agency Photographer.Ru, representing international agencies within Russia, including Magnum Photos, Contact Press Images, Contrasto and Panos Pictures. In 2010, she was media projects director of the Objective Reality Foundation that supports multimedia journalists, artists, and visual storytellers.
Her recent activities include organizing the workshop ‘Photojournalism, Documentation and Interpretation’ with photographer Davide Monteleone (2009), speaking and reviewing portfolios at Ojo de Pez meeting point Barcelona (2010), serving as a jury member for Belarus Press Photo (2011), working as the coordinator and project editor of a Objective Reality workshop for Polish and Russian youth with Rafal Milach and Andrei Linakevich (2011) and serving as a member of the nominating committee for the 2011 World Press Photo Multimedia Contest. In 2011, together with photo editor Maria Zakharova, she founded Saltimages agency. Zekria promotes the work of up-and-coming and established visual authors and supervises their projects on a regular basis. She is currently based in Moscow.