Ira is a visual artist working with documentary and art photography. Ira born in Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia. She is currently lives and works in Kazan.

After working for 10 years in a bank she preferred creative activities. Ira created her own slideshow studio 24slide. Then she engaged in social media marketing, where she works to the present day. 

Since the beginning of 2021, she has been studying at the Rodchenko Art School. Most of her professional activity as a photographer in 2021 is devoted to a long-term project, centered around lives of transitional children growing up. The impulse of research of such themes arose in a reflection of her teenage period.

Irina Shirokova experiments with visual techniques of expression, metaformic comparisons.


– 2021 The Rodchenko Art School, project photography / Moscow, Russia.
– 2001-2006 Kazan Financial and Economic Institute, financial manager / Kazan, Russia.