Segay studied 1965-1968 philology
at the Pedagogical Institute at Rostov-on-the-Don. In the second half of
the 1960s he and his wife Ry Nikonova were involved in the Futurodadaist
movement in Eisk. The couple started to self-publish their literary and
graphic works that were strongly influenced by the artist of the Russian
avant-garde like Khruchenykh.
graduated 1961 from the Sverdlovsk Musical College. She married the
philologist and artist Serge Segay and both organized and published the
avant-garde magazines Nomer in 1965, Transponance in 1979, and Double in
1991. Both specialized in visual poetry. They are famous for their
pictographic poems, unique in the Russian literature. Since 1998 The
artists live in Kiel, Germany.