Marsel Yalalov was born in 1980 in Orenburg. Graduated from the Orenburg Art College (easel painting). 1995-2000 Orenburg State University, Department of Graphic Design. 2000-2006 Since 2006, a member of the Union of Artists of Russia. After moving to Moscow in 2006, he completed the course "New Artistic Strategies" at the Institute of Contemporary Art. 2007-2008 Participated in group exhibitions and festivals, including the Black Square National Prize for Contemporary Art. Statement. In his paintings, he reflects on the interaction of the digital and real worlds, mimicking digital files. Creates collage worlds on a computer, then transferring the image to the canvas using the classic technique. Based on his own feelings and comprehension, he is looking for plots — some markers of our time. Works in the genre of figurative painting using mixed media (oil, acrylic, spray paint, print).