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


  • Environment/Climate emergency
  • Gender equality
  • Reexamining history


  • Performance
  • Sound Art
  • Video Art
  • Visual Art


  • 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 ilk Treasures. 16-18th century embroideries from Azerbaijanaccompanied by a bookcatalogue, Azerbaijan (2017-2018), urandokht. Radio Riddlesmigrating sound installation in Venice oldest botanical garden (2019) and a group show of three generations of Azerbaijani artists titled ff 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.