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.



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:
S.†Kuryokhin, S.†Letov, V.†Ponomareva , Sainho, V.†Dudkin, M.†Yudenich, N.†Pshenichnikova, I.†Zakharov, A.†Nesterov, V.†Gayvoronsky, E.†Sivkov, A.†Aigi a. o.
and also:
John Fisher, Fred Frith, Henry Kaiser, Greg Goodman, Jim Menesis, LaDonna Smith (USA),
Elton Dean, Chris Cutler, Maggie Nichols, Phil Minton, V. Miller, Alex Kolkovsky (England),
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).


  1. Document. New music from Russia. The 80-s. Leo Records CD LR 80
  2. Valentina Ponomareva. Iskushenie. Melodia C60-28293 (LP)
  3. Kings & cabbages. Moscow Composers Orchestra. Leo Records Laboratory Leo Lab CD 005 (CD)
  4. Moscow Composers Orchestra & Sainkho. Life at City Garden. U-Sound UD 95027 (CD)
  5. Outbursts. Quartet Miller-Makarov-Yudenich-Letov/Sivkov. Ascension Music (MC)
  6. Hagen Studio Trio. Makarov-Hirt-Verborg. Ton-Studio (MC)
  7. Space-Mythology-Silence. Makarov-Yudenich Duo. Europe+ Studio (MC)
Telephone: 0812/665834
Address: Bagrationa 12/13-59
Smolensk 214025