He was born in Murom (Russia) in 1963.
The artist, poet and writer.
He graduated from the Moscow State University of M.V. Lomonosov in 1985.
Candidate of Technical Sciences (1991). Member of the Creative Union of Artists of Russia (2005). He engaged in the design, photography, video filming, the Lend-art, environmental, installations, artist's books and mail-art. Organizer and curator of many (more than 30) international art projects.
Member of more than 200 art exhibitions in Russia and abroad. Author of more than 100 books for children and adults with a circulation of more than 1,500,000 copies. Author of more than 100 scientific, artistic and journalistic articles and essays, fundamental monographs "The Phenomenon of the Book of the artist" (2013, second edition 2014), "Artist's Book [+]" (Moscow, 2015). Artistic works are in numerous private collections, libraries and museums worlds. (Gallery "Tate" (London), Saxon State Library, the Van Abbemuseum (Eindhoven, Netherlands), New York Beech Art Center, The State Museum of VV Mayakovsky (Moscow), the State Literary Museum (Moscow), Library Chapin (Williamstown, MA, USA), the research Institute of the Getty / Getty Museum (Los Angeles, USA), art Library, Princeton University (New Jersey, USA), art Library, Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois , USA), Marseille beech art Centre (France), the library of Alexandria (Egypt), the Russian State library (Moscow), Russian State art library (Moscow), a collection of the NCCA (Moscow), and others.
The winner of the 1st European Biennial buk- Art. Satu Mare. Romania, 2010. Winner of the contest "Art of the book" in the "artist's book", 2010, 2013, 2016. Winner of the contest "artist's book" in the nomination "The best theoretical work", 2013. Winner of the contest "Best product 2011 "at the exhibition hall" Na Kashirke ".
Member of the residence at the Library of Alexandria in the framework of the 4th Biennial Artist's Book. (Work "Genius Loci. Alexandria"). 2010; Residence Livady (Neighborhoods Thessaloniki), environmental sculpture "The pendulum of cultures" (2013), "The hell Apelles" (2015); Residence Bernau (Germany), environmental installation "cultural bridges"; Residence Atelier de Artista. Tuscany. Environmental sculpture "Lighthouse of the artist" (2008) "The bird-troika" (2009).