Ta(r)dino 6 – “Micro-Commissions”

Micro-commissions project of Ta(r)dino 6 Art Platform with support of the Embassy of Sweden in Azerbaijan

In response to “Problems faced by artists in Azerbaijan in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic” survey results conducted by Ta(r)dino 6 Art Platform, the Embassy of Sweden in Azerbaijan has chosen to support the second stage of the project that aims at developing art projects benefiting the artistic community.

8 artists and photographers – Shahnaz Aghayeva, Naila Dadash-zadeh, Mahabbat Kazimova, Nazrin Mammadova, Sharaf Naghiyeva, Vusal Rahim, Gunel Ravilova, Shalala Salamzadeh – were invited to submit their interpretation of ‘Flowers for Medics’ topic or provide an existing artwork produced in the last two months. The artworks and information about artists is shared on @tardino6 Instagram profile from June 3 to 7, 2020.

Ta(r)dino 6 Micro-Commissions project aims at popularising the concept of artist participation fee in a hope that this becomes an industry rule. The organisers are worried that even in professional art circles work of artists, curators, photographers and other members of the creative community is not always remunerated. Each participant of the Micro-Commissions project receives an honorarium as an act of appreciation and support.

Further links: 

More about “Problems faced by artists in Azerbaijan in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic” survey: https://tardino6.art/COVID19

‘Flowers for Medics’ topic is a campaign launched by .ART Domains. More information:

https://www.instagram.com/p/B-rXWN1H2og/

https://www.instagram.com/p/CAPn-IkFnDX/

About Ta(r)dino 6 Art Platform

Launched on February 1, 2019, Ta(r)dino 6 Art Platform is a Baku-born self-organised art initiative with international outreach. The platform fills in the niche in providing art professionals from Azerbaijan and beyond with the opportunity to explore their ideas in depth. Programs to date include exhibitions, commissioned site-specific artworks, artist talks and workshops by local and international artists and curators to help grow Baku’s emerging art community. Ta(r)dino 6 supports the discourse on Azerbaijani contemporary art within international context, with a special focus on gender, identity and equality in the art world.

Website: https://tardino6.art | Email: [email protected] | Instagram: @tardino6

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