Graffiti Artist Timur Fork
“Look up” by Timur Fork at Kraulya 7 in Yekaterinburg, Russia for Steno Graffia 2022. Photo by @ural_geographic.
About Fork: Timur Safarov (born 1986) is a street artist from Moscow. Draws under the alias Fork. An active participant in the graffiti movement in Russia since the early 2000s. Participant of many graffiti festivals, including international ones, such as Write4Gold (2011), Just Write My Name (2014), “Secret Walls x Moscow” Faces & Laces (2015). He specializes in drawing characters. Many of which were captured on the streets of Moscow, Barcelona, Paris and other European cities.
In 2017, after a serious injury, he rethinks his work, begins to experiment with forms and new techniques, transferring his street background to canvases. From 2018 to the end of 2020 he lived in Spain, in Barcelona, where he painted intensively and participated in design projects. At the moment he lives and works in Moscow, actively draws in his studio, continuing to develop his own style.
In his works, Fork tries to convey cheerfulness, his perception of situations and events through humor, as well as to show his vision and attitude to certain social phenomena and, through apparent simplicity and fun, convey all their depth and poignancy.