He was born in 1943 in Nizhneudinsk, Irkutsk region. He lives and works in Almaty.

Georgy Tryakin-Bukharov is a recognized master of thrash sculpture, he is one of the pioneers of contemporary art in Kazakhstan. His favorite materials are all those items that have outlived their respectable age - wheel tires, fashionable furniture, plumbing, etc. All these things found themselves on a flea market or in a garbage dump. The artist gives these subjects a second life, in a sense more spiritual, by making an upsycling and turning this stuff into real works of art.

Notable recent exhibitions include participation in the public art festival ARTBAT FEST in Almaty (2008-17), «La vie est une légende. e.cité», Museum of Modern Art, Strasbourg, France (2014), «Between the past and the future. Archeology of Actuality», the Kasteev State Museum of Arts, Almaty (2011) etc.

Fathers and children of Kazakh contemporary art (in Russian)

The first half of the 1990s in Kazakhstan is a time of shock from the collapse of the Soviet Union, the destruction of life stereotypes, the rupture of cultural ties, general chaos, wild inflation, changes in the social status of entire consortia. Against this background, the first unofficial exhibitions are organized, from which the leaders of today's contemporary art have stood out - a generation born in the 40s in the time of Stalin.

Moscow art magaine, June 2002

Artist Askhat Akhmedyarov - the voice of dissent (video in Russian)

His works are not liked by everyone, but never leave the viewer indifferent. The artist believes that art should be independent and reflect the conceptual problems of society. So he tries to encourage people to think and act.

Azattyq, October 23, 2018

Artist Askhat Akhmedyarov wrote his dreams (in Russian)

Artist Askhat Akhmedyarov wrote his dreams. The fact that the titan of Kazakhstani impressionism sees in the embrace of Morpheus can be found at his exhibition-revelation “Ayan”.

Express-K, April 4, 2019

Artist Challenges Limits Of 'This System' In Kazakhstan (video)

Kazakh artist Askhat Akhmedyarov is a provocative voice of dissent in a country where free expression is limited. The work of Kazakh artist Askhat Akhmedyarov is unique and sometimes shocking. He creates in different genres: video, photo, performance, installation, painting. Through his creations, Askhat Akhmedyarov tries to push Kazakhstan society to think and to act. (Harutyun Mansuryan, Sanat Urnaliyev, Roman Kupka, Raymond Furlong, Almas Maksut)

RadioFreeEuropeRadioLiberty, October 19, 2018

Different sky of Askhat Akhmedyarova (in Russian)

Askhat Akhmedyarov is from Uralsk, as the artist was formed in Shymkent. In the south, he made his first and scandalous performance, which blew up a sleepy patriarchal society and divided it into two camps. Each new era of his life, according to Askhat, is accompanied by fire. He literally burns all the bridges behind him - paintings in which he was disappointed, things that seemed to him already obsolete.

Exclusive, November 16, 2018