Eugenia Bakurin is a media artist, filmmaker, and lecturer for film and design in Kiel. She was born in 1987 in Tselinograd, USSR (today Astana) and belongs to the minority of Germans from Russia. She immigrated to Germany at the age of 15.
Eugenia graduated from Kiel University (CAU) in art education and civic education. Afterwards, she studied Fine Arts with a focus on Time-based Media at the Muthesius University of Art and Design.
Eugenia is a winner of the Prize for the Promotion of Young Artists awarded by The Professional Association of Visual Artists Schleswig-Holstein (2020) and the Short Tiger Award 2023 by the German Federal Film Board. She was also nominated for the Andreas Prize of the Harz National Park (2020). She regularly participates in exhibitions, most recently at the media art festival LAB30 in Augsburg and the international art exhibition NordArt in Büdelsdorf.
Besides her artistic work, she is actively involved in the film scene in Northern Germany. She is the executive manager of the Schleswig-Holstein Film Festival and a lecturer for film education at the Muthesius University of Art and Design in Kiel, Germany.