born in 1950, lives and works in Smolensk, Russia.
Vladislav Makarov is an abstract expressionist, his method of painting
is tachism and dripping. The distinguishing features of his works are
musicality, spontaneous energy and emotional pressure.
1985-87 Leningrad/The Association Of Experimental Art
1986-88 Budapest/ART of TODAY International exhibitions
since 1987 exhibitions and actions of New Russian jazz and improv artists: Moscow,
Volgograd,Smolensk, Sverdlovsk, Kiev, Riga.
1990 Moscow. The Theatre "School of Dramatic Art" of
1991 Hagen. Germany. Sudwestfalischen Industrie und Handelskammer
1991 Bochum. Germany. Vorraum Galerie.
1992 Smolensk. Russia. City Art Gallery
1994 Dresden. Germany. The International Workshop ALL&TAG.
1995 Hagen. Germany. Werkhof Galerie
1995 Muenster. Germany. Kunsthaus.
1995 St. Petersburg. The ART-Reality'95. Manege.
1996 Smolensk. The Central Exhibition Hall
1996 London. The Queen Elizabeth Hall. London Gallery
1998 StPersburg. S. Kuryokhin International Festival. Homage to
1999 Moscow. Cultural Heroes 21 Multyproject
1999 Berlin Pushkin Festival. Makarov Theatre- Little Deconstruction
2000 St. Petersburg. Pushkinskaya 10 Galery 103. Music-Not-In-Itself
2001 Moscow. Zverev Cultural Centre. Music-Not-In-Itself
2003 Berlin. Mudd-Club. New Russian Project
Vladislav Makarov as a musician follows the aesthetic creed of free improvised
music. Recently he has developed his own structural method of improvisation.
Since 1979 he is performing as solo cellist-improviser and with various
musicians. He has been participant of many festivals, actions, concerts
of jazz, contemporary and avant-garde music: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yaroslavl,
Volgograd, Ekaterinburg, Smolensk, Vologda, Arkhangelsk;
Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius, Parnu, Kiev, Kharkov, Minsk, Lvov;
Berlin, Cologne, Muenster, Dresden, Hamburg, Dortmund, Hagen.
Makarov was and still is cooperating with Russian musicians: Sergey Kuryokhin, Sergey
Ponomareva, Sainho, V. Dudkin, M. Yudenich,
N. Pshenichnikova, I. Zakharov, A.
Nesterov,V. Gayvoronsky, E. Sivkov, A. Aigi
and also: John Fisher, Fred Frith, Henry Kaiser, Greg Goodman, Jim Menesis, LaDonna
Elton Dean, Chris Cutler, Maggie Nichols, Phil Minton, V.¥Miller, Alex
Erhard Hirt, Martin Teurer, Heinz-Erich Goedecke, Alfred Harth, Hans Schuttler,
Martin Verborg (Germany),
Ive Robert, Didier Petit, Misha Lobko (France)
Jacques Siron, Markus Eichenberger, Fahrt Art Trio, Duo Fatale (Switzerland),
Dror Feiler and "Lokomotiv-Konkret" (Sweden),
Ryoji Hojito (Japan).
1991-92 Music organizer of Smolensk Humanitarian Foundation Festivals
and various actions
1992 Participant of international project "MITROPA EUROPIUM" (Berlin,
Podewil with M. Bangerter, M. Nichols, V. Kuchan, T. Stanko a. o.)
1994 German tour with Moscow Composers Orchestra (Cologne-Hamburg-Kassel-Berlin)
1995 German tour - The Makarov Quartet (Hagen-Dortmund-Muenster)
1996 London. The Queen Elizabeth Hall "Unsung Music Festival"