Sergei Tabunov was born in 1980 into a military family in Gorodnya.
Graduated from the Faculty of Philology, the Department of Journalism at the Pedagogical University of Komsomolsk-on-Amur. Since 2003 he has lived in Japan (Osaka and Tokyo) and exhibited in Japanese art galleries. Returning to Russia, he founded the Otokomae project, promoting the art of the east. Lives and works in Moscow.