Vadim Zakharov was born in UdSSR in 1959. He is an artist, editor, archivist of the Moscow Conceptual art scene, collector. Since 1979 he has participated in exhibitions of unofficial art and collaborated with such artists as: V. Skersis, S. Anufriev, I. Chuikov, A. Monastyrski, Y. Leiderman.

In 1982–1983 he participated in the AptArt Gallery, Moscow. Since 1992 till 2001 he has published the “Pastor” magazine and founded the Pastor Zond Edition. In 2006 he edited book "Moscow Conceptualism”. His retrospective was held at the Tretyakov Gallery in 2006. He represented Russia at the Venice Biennale in 2013 with the project “DANAE”. Since 2016 he organized exhibition space “FREEHOME-Artist to Artist” in Berlin. He lives and works in Berlin



- A.Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Stiftung, Katalogförderung, 1995

- Griffelkunst-Preis, Hamburg, 1995

- Renta-Preis 1995, Kunsthalle Nürnberg

- Soratnik price, Moscow, 2006

- Best Work of Visual Art 2006 – V. Zakharov, Contemporary Visual Art Award

“Innovation”, Moscow

- Joseph Brodsky Memorial Fellowship Fund, American Academy in Rome, 2007

- Kandinsky Prize - Best Work of Year 2009, Moscow



Adorno Monument. Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz, Frankfurt am Main, 2003