Cogito Ergo Sum
In exposition of the Pavilion of the Republic of Azerbaijan are distinguished the most interesting phenomena in fine art of Azerbaijan. From June 7th to September 30th at Centro Civico – Zitelle, Giudecca 95.
Cultural tradition of Azerbaijan rests upon three components – these are miniature, carpet and mugham (specific musical form). In Azerbaijan pavilion tradition is presented by Tarlan Qorchu's and Khatt Art Group's improvisation on carpet theme and with Nailya Sultan's graphic art in miniature style.
XX century brought to Azerbaijan together with Soviet regime method of depicting the reality known as socialist realism which is presented with work of one of the brightest representatives of Azerbaijan art, Tair Salakhov, who stepped over narrow bounds of controlled art of Soviet period.
XXI century is presented with Teymur Daimi's and Farid Rasulov's video works, Niyaz Najafov's dramatic and grotesque paintings and Teymur Rustamov's installation, in which the author reflects upon the fate of the artist who lived through the tragic troubles of history of the country.
Leyla Akhundzada, Teymur Daimi
Inaugurazione: 5 giugno ore 17
Image courtesy of artist:
Teymur Rustamov - "I trust....", 2008
installazione |installation, tecnica mista |mixed media (450x400x320 cm)
Commissioner/Curator – Leyla Akhundzada
Co-commissioner – Vittorio Urbani
Organization – Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Republic of Azerbaijan