Evgenia Arbugaeva was born in the town of Tiksi, located on the shore the Laptev Sea in the Republic of Yakutia in Russia.
In her personal work she often looks into her homeland - the Arctic, discovering and capturing the remote worlds and people who inhabit them.
Evgenia is a National Geographic Society Storytelling Fellow, a recipient of the ICP Infinity Award, Leica Oskar Barnack Award and the Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund Grant. Her work has been exhibited internationally and appeared in publications such as National Geographic, Time, Le Monde and The New Yorker magazines among others. She lives in London, UK.