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Born in 1960 in Kharkov, Ukraine. Graduated Repin Art College, Kharkov, Ukraine, 1978; Polytechnical Academy, Kharkov, Ukraine (department of industrial electronics), 1983. In 2010 took the first prize of the 5th Annual All-Russian Awards in the field of contemporary visual art "Innovation" for his video installation "Balaklavsky Drive". Since 2000 lives in Moscow, Russia.

A permanent participant and inspirer of International symposium of contemporary art "Biruchiy".


Selected exhibitions and art-projects:

- solo:

2010     Glory Days, Deichtor Hallen, Aktuelle Kunst Haus der Photographie, Hamburg, Germany.
              Ukraine, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev, Ukraine.
2009     Balaklavsky Drive, REGINA Gallery, Moscow, Russia.
              GLORY DAYS, Canal de Isabel II, Madrid, Spain.
2008     GLORY DAYS, Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland.  
              Searching for horizon, REGINA gallery, Moscow. 
2007     BALTIC, Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK. 
2006     Part of my life, Moscow Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia. 
              SPA, REGINA gallery, Moscow, Russia. 
2005     S.M.A.K., Stedelijk Museum for Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium. 
2004     Seven, REGINA Gallery, Moscow, Russia. 
2003     Steelworkers, Transit Gallery, Mechelen, Belgium. 
              Kids, Espacio Minimo Gallery, Madrid, Spain. 
2002     My Moscow. REGINA Gallery, Moscow, Russia. 
    , LipanjePuntin Gallery, Trieste, Italy. 
              Djeti-Kinder-Kids, Kunstverein Rosenheim, Rosenheim, Germany. 
2000     Kids, REGINA Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

- group:

2010     What's up Sea? Rauma Biennale Balticum, Rauma Art Museum, Rauma, Finland.
              Diary of a madman, REGINA Gallery, Moscow, Russia.
              Futurology, Center for Contemporary Culture GARAGE, Moscow, Russia.
2009     Russian Lettrism, Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia.
2007     Vagina is my motherland, 52th Venice Biennale, Ukrainian Pavilion, Venice, Italy. 
              2nd Moscow bienalle, Moscow, Russia. 
2004     Manifesta5, San Sebastian, Spain.
              Moscow-Berlin 1950-2000, Central Historical Museum, Moscow, Russia.  
2003     Berlin-Moscow 1950-2000, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany. 
              50th Venice Biennale, Russian Pavilion, Venice, Italy. 
              Horizons of Reality, MUHKA Museum of Contemporary art, Antwerp, Belgium. 
2002     Sans Consentement, CAN, Neuchatel, Switzerland. 
              25th San Paolo Bienal, San Paolo, Brasil.  
2001     Winter Exhibition, Institute of Visual Arts, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA.