Asli Samadova Seed Awards recipient

Alsi profile
Off the Velvet Chest Azerbaijani artists group exhibition at Smena Kazan Russia 2020
Off the Velvet Chest Azerbaijani artists group exhibition at Triumph gallery Moscow Russia paintings by Irina Eldarova and marble sculptures by Aidan Salakhova 2019 2020

Themes

  • Environment/Climate emergency
  • Gender equality
  • Reexamining history

Disciplines

  • Performance
  • Sound Art
  • Video Art
  • Visual Art

Country

  • Azerbaijan

Asli Samadova is an interdependent curator, art manager and museum specialist from Baku, Azerbaijan. Prior to the shift to art and culture, she worked as a strategy consultant with a CEMS Masters in International Management from Bocconi University and LSE. She worked on the 'Silk Treasures. 16-18th century embroideries from Azerbaijan’ accompanied by a book-catalogue, Azerbaijan (2017-2018), 'Turandokht. Radio Riddles' migrating sound installation in Venice’s oldest botanical garden (2019) and a group show of three generations of Azerbaijani artists titled 'Off the Velvet Chest’, Russia (2019-2020). She currently manages Ta(r)dino 6 Art Platform (TAP), a Baku-born self-organised non-hierarchical initiative, and is focused on turning TAP into a self-sustainable organisation that contributes to a discourse on contemporary art from Azerbaijan and beyond. Recently TAP was registered as a cultural NGO.

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