Spéos 2016 Alumni Elina Kostabi graduated from the Creative Documentary and Photojournalism program with Magnum and Spéos last year.

This year, she became one of the 60 selected photographers (out of 1,798) of the Voies Off Awards and projected her work at the Voies Off festival, part of the Rencontres d’Arles International Photo Festival in Arles in July.
Her winning series, “Thinning out the Clouds” was also exhibited at the Spéos Gallery from February to April 2017.

Elina has also recently featured in 2 articles, one with Fisheye Magazine and one with Actuphoto.

Elina is an Estonian photographer currently based in Tallin, Estonia. Coming from a technical background, she is very interested in the impact of technology on the world and our lives and her projects are mostly long-running studies on society and environment.