Simakov Kirill – Russian art-photographer. He was born on August 15, 1984 in Moscow in the family of intellectuals. Married.
In 2006 he graduated from the University, Faculty of Indo-European languages. Taking a great interest in photography, Kirill began working at the National Portrait Gallery in Moscow. He was organizing and conducting photo sessions of world celebrities and outstanding figures of art and politics, and curated exhibitions.
Kirill photographed many personalities – Vasiliy Lanovoi, Dmitry Medvedev, Stephen Seagal, Michail Gorbachev, Boris Efimov, Paul Walker, Vladimir Etush, Al Pacino, Vladimir Putin, Alexey Nemov, Yuriy Solomin, Vyacheslav Fetisov , Woody Allen, Elie Wiesel, Maya Plisetskaya, Romero Britto, Irina Apeksimova, Zurab Tsereteli, Ralph Fiennes, Michail Gorevoy, Mark Kostabi, Alexey Batalov, Lang Lang, Deni Devito, Karen Shahnazarova, Megan Fox, Rymas Tuminus, Viktor Dobronravov, Mark Zakharov, Yuriy Medvedev, Vladimir Naumov and many others.
Photo works of Kirill often decorates the covers of famous publications, printed in newspapers and magazines.
From 2009 to the present time Simakov Kirill belongs to the editorial board / group on the creation of book-catalogs-exhibitions in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Milan, Vicenza, New York, etc.