(MENAFN- AzerNews) A multimedia project "Preserved Nature" will be presented at
Azerbaijan National Art Museum on May 18.
The project will be demonstrated under the auspices of the
Azerbaijan Culture Ministry within the International Day of
Museums, Azernews reports.
The theme of this year's International Museum Day, "Museums,
Sustainability and Wellbeing", highlights an extraordinary museum
program on ecology, new art and curatorial practices, ecological
crafts and the textile industry. The project aims to promote
sustainable fashion and traditional women's arts, supporting the
UN's 2030 sustainable development goals.
In the multimedia project "Sustainable Fashion", presented at
the initiative of the Swedish Embassy in Azerbaijan, within the
framework of the multimedia project "Preserved Nature", two artists
- Lyudmila Kristeseva from Sweden and Gunel Ravilova from
Azerbaijan - create a multidisciplinary dialogue, considering
fashion, textiles and ecology through the prism of his work,
exploring gender, identity and perceptions of this in different
"On the shores of the Caspian Sea" by the contemporary artist
Agil Abdullayev- is a short film exploring climate change and
environmental impact through futuristic and mythological elements
such as unicorns and manipulated sun systems. This video art lends
notions of myth and fantasy with real-world environmental issues,
providing a thought-provoking conceptual commentary on the
importance of preserving Caspian sea for future generations.
The "Echo" audiovisual live show envelops the space with the
sounds of Azerbaijani ethnic musical instruments such as tar,
kamancha and drum in harmony with electronic music, creating a
unique sound field. The live performance by Farhad Farzaliyev,
Ibrahim Babayev, Timur Amirkhan is a tribute to the beauty and
power of water and nature, emphasizing the importance of
Educational programs for children and adolescents are also
planned as part of the event. Thus, the program will show animation
visualizations created by the winners of the international
children's drawing competition "Environment", held in Japan,
organized by Japan Quality Assurance Organization (JQA) and
International Certification Organization Network (IQNET) the
support of UNICEF Tokyo Office. An animated film "The Earth Speaks"
will also be screened, based on the script of the world- renowned
animator-director Denis Thomopoulos.
The event organized by the Azerbaijan National Art Museum and
curated by Konul Rafiyeva within the framework of International
Museum Day represents a cultural field where discussions on
sustainable fashion, traditional women's crafts, and environmental
protection unfold. The presented art and curatorial projects
explore different perspectives of ecology, fashion, and identity,
enriching the cultural landscape and stimulating dialogue on the
importance of an ecological approach in contemporary art and
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