born in Chkalovo, Kokchetav Oblast, Kazakh SSR, USSR (now Taiynsha District, North Kazakhstan Region, Kazakhstan)
Moved to Germany
2007 – 2015
Student of Art Research and Media Philosophy, Communication Design and Media Art at the University of Arts and Design Karlsruhe. Professors i.a. prof. dr. Daniel Hornuff, prof. dr. Wolfgang Ullrich, prof. Andrei Ujica, prof. Michael Bielicky, and prof. Thomas Heise
2009 – 2013
Assistant to director Thomas Heise
“Büttner & Stürmer” was founded
– Prix-Regard-Social for »Kids« at the film festival “Traces de Vies” 2011, Clermont-Ferrand, France
»Kids« is nominated for the Margaret-Mead-Filmmaker-Award 2011, New York, USA
– Advancement Award of the Foundation “Erinnerung Ulm — Für Demokratie, Toleranz und Menschenwürde”, Ulm, Germany, 2013
– Advancement Award of Art for “Ortung” at the 21st Art Competition of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Bonn, Germany, 2013
– Award of the state Baden-Württemberg 2013 for »Ortung« in research into local history
“doku|skopía” was founded
since 2013
working as a freelance media artist (author, cinematographer, director, editor, producer), graphic designer and video journalist
Diploma in Media Art at the Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design

Visual Works
Audio Works