(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 22. Azerbaijan has been
presented at the 59th Venice Biennale international art
exhibition by the Azerbaijani pavilion, organized by the Heydar
Aliyev Foundation and dedicated to the theme entitled 'Born to
love', Trend reports.
The Venice Biennale is a long-awaited event for all artists and
art amateurs, as it's considered the most prestigious exhibition of
contemporary art in the world.
In the ancient Procuratie Vecchie building in the central St.
Mark's Square in Venice, the national pavilion has featured works
of seven Azerbaijani artists - Narmin Israfilova ('Beetle'),
Infinity, Ramina Saadatkhan, Fidan Kim (Novruzova), Fidan
Akhundova, Sabiha Khankishiyeva and Agdes Bagirzade.
The artists representing contemporary art have introduced modern
techniques and methods to the audience, as well as presented the
rich cultural and historical features of Azerbaijan.
The author-artist Ramina Saadatkhan, whose work was featured in
the exhibition, said she was proud to participate in the Venice
Biennale for the first time.
The photographer-artist Agdes Bagirzade has presented“The other
side of me” project at the Biennale.
'As an Azerbaijani, as a photographer, I'm very proud of my
participation in this festival, biennale. This became possible with
the support and participation of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation.
Indeed, it's a great responsibility for us to represent Azerbaijan
here,' she said.
The Heydar Aliyev Foundation has been implementing projects to
support the development of contemporary art and the creativity of
young artists since 2004. One of them is participation in the
The country has been participating in the Biennale, which is
held once in two years, since 2007.
The 59th Biennale will be held until November 27.
- Heydar Aliyev Foundation
- Azerbaijan Pavilion la Biennale di Venezia
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