Roland Shalamberidze was born in 1958 in Kutaisi, Georgia. In 1982, he and Merab Amaglobeli founded the non-conformist creative club of artists and poets White Wings in Kutaisi.
Roland Shalamberidze lives and works in St. Petersburg since 1988. He works as an abstractionist, conceptualist, performance artist, installer, sound and video artist. From 1996 to 2001 he lived in Germany, then in New York… In 2002 he returned to St. Petersburg. In 2001, he created a band called White Out. Famous St. Petersburg musicians were involved in this project. Roland Shalamberidze is the founder of the UPPERGROUND movement.
Currently works in the St. Petersburg Art Center Pushkinskaya 10 and in his own workshop in Tbilisi.
The retrospective exhibition of Roland Shalamberidze at Georgian National Gallery. 2022
Festive closing of the Upperground Exhibition of Roland Shalamberidze. Georgian National Gallery