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Ira Goryainova

*1984 Moscow, lives in Brussels

is a Russian born filmmaker who currently lives in Brussels, where she is a PhD candidate at The Royal Institute for Theatre, Cinema & Sound RITCS and Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Working with found footage from broadcasting, the internet and archival material the artist conceives poetic yet critical works, in which she is questioning humanity and showing its vulnerability.

Goryainova has taken part in various international film festivals such as RIDM Rencontres Internationales du Documentaire de Montréal, Montréal; Imagine Science Film Festival, New York; Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival, Thessaloniki; und IDFA International Documentary Film Festival, Amsterdam, a.o.