Alexey was born in 1976. He is the winner of Pinchuk Art Centre Special Prize 2009 for the young Ukrainian artists. Salmanov graduated law faculty of the International Solomon University in Kyiv in 1998. He completed an internship at Olafur Eliasson’s studio in Berlin in 2010 under the aegis of Pinchuk Art Centre Special Prize 2009. He works with photograph, video, objects and installations, site-specific and street art, performative practices also. Alexey is participant of exhibitions, residencies and other projects in Ukraine and abroad. He lives and works in Kyiv and Odessa, Ukraine.