Eugeny Taran was born on 21 January 1973 in the town of Krivoy Rog (Ukraine). In1995 he graduated from the Saint Petersburg State Academy of Culture (cinema and photography dept). Since 1992 he has been a member of the Ukrainian Photoartists' Union.
His works have been published in the book Sokurov (Seance Press, 1994); magazines: Cahiers du Cinema, Premier, Seance; newspapers: The Times, Commersant, Vecherny Petersburg, Smena and etc.
Photographer–artist for the following Sokurov's films:
1993 Whispering Pages
1997 Mother and son
2003 Father and son