Anna Fishkin is a photographer and producer who splits her time between Mexico City and Tulum. Born in Minsk, Belarus, she grew up in the former Soviet Union and immigrated to the United States with her family as political refugees when she was a teenager. Relentlessly curious to understand the complexities of the world she pursued a multi-disciplinary education ranging from humanities in University of Wisconsin-Madison to animation and design in Columbia College Chicago. Graduating with a BFA in graphic design, Anna enjoyed a successful career as an interactive graphic designer in advertising while continuing to explore new ways of self-expression through her studies of acting and creative writing in University of Chicago. In 2010 she moved to Mexico, reinventing herself as a photographer and founding a boutique production company Modern Maya that utilizes her wide creative network in US, Europe and Latin America.
Anna’s commercial photography work is focused primarily on the world of sustainable hospitality, slow fashion and organic cooking, collaborating with brands that promote conscious and responsible relationship with nature. In her extensive travels beginning with her childhood immigration experience, Anna brings an introspective eye to her creative process and has a passion to discover unique characters with powerful stories such as Pacha Kuti: The Golden Path her short film collaboration with director/cinematographer Reed Rickert for NatGeo Wild.