Maltese-born photographer, Ken Scicluna, speaks six languages including Russian. He has worked for radio and in the theatre as an actor and opera singer as well as producing, scripting and directing short films. In 2008 he embarked on a solo photographic journey entitled Two Islands, Two Continents, One Journey beginning in Sakhalin, crossing Russia on the Trans-Siberian railway and visiting a number of European capitals and cities, ending up in Malta, a journey of over 16,000km.
His work has been exhibited in solo collections in St. Petersburg, Paris and at the National Museum of Fine Arts, Malta . He has been published in a variety of books, magazines and newspapers including the St. Petersburg Times, Rossiskaya Gazeta, Nevskoe Vremya the Times of Malta and the Malta Independent.
He has been photographing actors, musicians, singers and dancers for several years alongside his main focus of shooting travel stock. Amongst his latest personal projects he photographed the St. Petersburg Conservatory ballet troupe over a period of six months to document the working lives of the dancers.