"MƏHLƏ" SOLO EXHIBITION BY ELMAR MUSTAFAZADEH
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About The Event
Baku Street Photo Festival presents a solo exhibition by Azerbaijani photographer Elmar Mustafazadeh, which will combine the works created by the author over the last 12 years.
The “Məhlə” project is a subtle, ironic, and often nostalgic observation of the life of Baku and its inhabitants.
The exhibition coveys a unique, warm aura of the Old Town and other culturally significant localities of the capital.
Elmar Mustafazadeh (1980, Azerbaijan) is a freelance photographer based in Baku and creating projects around the world. He is a graduate of the Faculty of International Economic Relations and Management of the Azerbaijan State Oil Academy. In 2009 he started his career as a professional photographer. Member of the Azerbaijan Photographers Association. Mustafazadeh participated in numerous international exhibitions and competitions, such as Tbilisi Photo Festival (2015, Georgia); Personal exhibition, "Craftsmen" (2016); group exhibition "Fathers and Daughters" UNFPA project in Azerbaijan (2017); Personal exhibition "Craftsmen" in MoMA Baku (2019).
His works have been published in “Forbes” (Russia), “L'Officiel” (France, Azerbaijan), “Azerbaijan through the lens. 1000 photos” book (UK), Thomson Reuters, The New York Times, Baku magazine, Nargis magazine, and many others.
On the opening night, an authentic corner of the old city will be arranged for guests, the memories of which are dear to the heart of every Baku citizen. Here you can taste samovar tea with your neighbors, listen to the conversations of akhsakals and try on the famous airfield caps.
The exhibition will be held within the framework of the first Baku Street Photography festival, organized by YARAT Contemporary Art Space and with the partner support of the NGO Arts Council Azerbaijan. The project was implemented with the direct support of Canon.
The event organizers are also grateful for the support of Carlsberg, Hillside, and the Soloha restaurant.
The exhibition will open on June 18 and will run for two days (June 18-20).
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