Born in Prapoisk (USSR, today Slavgrad, Russian Federation).
Graduated from the Minsk Art Glebovskoye College .
In Soviet times, he participated in independent creative communities, organized underground art exhibitions .
The creative pseudonym was invented by his friend the poet Ales Ryazanov. In the old Belarusian language "kopsha" means "grave spirit", "gravedigger".
The last lifetime exhibition took place.
He died in Minsk. A few years before his death, the artist almost stopped leaving the house. He could no longer draw. He worked at the college of collage, which he mastered in the prime of his career.
Memoirs of Ales Razanov:
“Todar lives and creatures in spite of the old-timers, in spite of some tired rules, the creators are not magic. Yon іshoў svaёyu darogai and hear svaygo ўnutranaga voice. We lived for a long time adzin hell again. He often wears piles of carcinoma, and most often paints on papyar arches. And then the geta was ў us, as it were, a vague creative gadzіna - I gave names to these creations. Tamu is well aware of the fact that the z-fall of my hand was revealed. In the works of yago, life seems to have come out of some kind of offensive vymyarenne. At the same time, Todar himself came out at the getae, the offensive became more pronounced. Pazhaem pit captive shchaslіvay further darogі .
Memories of Tatyana Garanskaya:
“Yon, Marachkin, Viktar Markavets, Ales Razanaў worked for underground exhibitions, sent to Kazimir Malevich. Yana there pravodzіlі and lectures of great Malevich - the name was baroned in Belarus, the great avant-garde mastery - the kali navat gavaryts was baroned" .
Memoirs of Ales Marochkin:
“So, yes, I’ll lay it down, creator, like a sluggish chamber pad I’ll call “Prysvyachenny chyliyskim paetam”, and on the very right - geta prysvyacheny rappersed to the letters of Belarus, for ў savetsky hours yon havaў sapraўdіy іdеа of creativity.
He was left to the free, not staggering satsrealisms, not to the zastuglyan political party, Balshavism, there that he was dasvedchany ў evrapeyskoy culture, and peredusim at the mastatstve of the dzevyatnazzataga - a patch of dvazzataga stagodzia. As in my opinion - this would be the first master of such a surrealistic, abstract character. Aposhniya bastards yon tsyazhka hvareў, and, unfortunately, I became a mastaka, a grammarian, a Belarusian.”