Dmitry Vyshemirsky is a member of the Russian Society of Art Photographers. As of 2015 he lives and works in Berlin.
Before the 1990s Vyshemirsky was a press photographer for Kaliningrad periodicals; and since 1989 has been a freelance photographer. In the late 1980s he undertook several expeditions to the places of former Stalin camps and created a series of photographs called “The GULAG evidence”.
In 2004, Vyshemirsky completed the series of photographs “Atonement for Königsberg” – an artistic reflection on the Kaliningrad region as a cultural crossroad where the mosaic of Russian reality meets the cultural heritage of East Prussia. A book “Atonement for Königsberg” (Königsberg, verzeih) was released in 2008.
In 2007, Vyshemirsky completed the series of photographs “Post–” – a reflexive view of the post-German and post-Soviet cultural space of the Kaliningrad region, a Russian exclave on the Baltic Sea. Prior to 1945 it was a part of Eastern Prussia. A book “Post–” was released in 2014.