Roman Zakharov

He was born in 1988, in the village of Kirov, South-Kazakhstan region. He lives and works in Almaty.

The artist tends to use traditional illustrative methods – graphic sheets, graphitti and murals of narrative character. Despite this, Zakharov is constantly looking for new media and semantic ways of self-expression and makes projects - objects, installations and video art. Thematically, the artist explores issues of identification, cultural and historical heritage.

Notable recent exhibitions include «Hommagination» project-zine within the framework of the exhibition «Fathers and Sons», Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (2018), «Time & Astana», National Museum, Astana, Kazakhstan (2017), Exhibitions of young artists of the School of Artistic gesture, in within the framework of ARTBAT FEST, Almaty, Kazakhstan (2016-2018).