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Meet the artist: Senan Aleskerov

27 June 2017 [12:48] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews

By Laman Ismayilova

YARAT Contemporary Art Space invites everyone to attend the next event within “Meet the artist”  project .

The next event will be held with an outstanding photographer Senan Aleskerov on July 12.

Senan Aleskerov  graduated from the Baku University, faculty of journalism. He worked in different areas of photography – the scientific and applied photography, as photojournalist, as well as doing aerial photography and laboratory processing of aerospace materials. In creative photography prefers documentary-artistic understanding of the image.

He participated in more than 50 international exhibitions in 12 different countries. Senan had held six personal exhibitions in Azerbaijan, Georgia, France, Great Britain, and Kazakhstan and had won many FIAP awards (International Federation of Art Photography by UNESCO).  He was thrice was named Photographer of the Year by the Federation of Azerbaijan photographers. Senan closely works with and exhibits together with prominent artists of Azerbaijan.His works can be found in the Photographic Library (Surrey, Great Britain); Baku Art Center; Modern Art Museum (Baku); Ars Aevi Museum of Contemporary Art (Sarajevo). He is widely represented in private collections in the USA, Turkey, Russia, Austria, Britain, Norway, and France. 

In 2012, he represented the country in the «Fly to Baku» art project organized by Heydar Aliyev Foundation in London, Paris and Berlin. Currently, he is a freelance photographer and private tutor.

The event will start at 19:00. Admission is free.

YARAT is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to nurturing an understanding of contemporary art in Azerbaijan and to creating a platform for Azerbaijani art, both nationally and internationally. Based in Baku, YARAT (meaning CREATE in Azerbaijani) was founded by Aida Mahmudova in 2011.

YARAT realizes its mission through an on-going program of exhibitions, education events and festivals. YARAT facilitates exchange between local and international artistic networks including foundations, galleries and museums.


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