Alexey Vasilyev was born in 1985 in the coldest region of Russia – Yakutia. In 2008 graduated from the philological faculty of the Yakut state University. From 2010 to 2019 worked in the children’s republican newspaper “The Youth of the North”. Since 2017 a member of the Russian Union of photographers. In 2018 entered the school of modern photography in St. Petersburg “Dokdokdok”. Features of her work have been published in the The Guardian, National Geographic (Russia), Wired, Calvert Journal, Meduza, It’s Nice That, Takie Dela (Russia), Lenta.ru (Russia), LensCulture, MoscowTimes, MyModernMet and etc. In his documentary works he focuses on the daily life research of people in the far North and their national identity in the global world.