Russian Federation

Marat ‘Morik’ Danilyan is a street artist, graphic designer and illustrator from Russia.

Born in 1982 in Novosibirsk, Marat has been interested in drawing since childhood, and studied basic artist skills at the art school for children. He earned his two bachelor’s degrees in philology and economics from the Novosibirsk State University, but has fully dedicated his life to arts. In 1998 with the popularization of the Internet Marat has learned about the hip-hop culture and developed passion for graffiti. As a result he has developed spray painting skills and took a great interest in experimenting with letter shapes.