Tiblisi Photo Festival 2019
Across the Mountains: The South Caucasus Photography, Part I.
The project initiated by Tbilisi Photography & Multimedia Museum brings together in one exhibition space artists working across the South Caucasus region.
The exhibition unites more than 20 projects by photographers, who work in various genres – from documentary and photojournalism, to art projects, that stand on the verge between contemporary art and photography. Multimedia, video and film projects will also be part of the show.
The exhibition in produced in the frame of the project South Caucasus Photography Hub for Education and Innovation funded by Swiss Cooperation Agency in South Caucasus.
The project intends to incite a dialogue between authors working in the region of Caucasus, who cover the tough topics that the society stumbles upon. Main topics that the authors touch upon include modern society and changing traditional values, gender with focus on women rights and masculinity; modern conflicts and immigration; minorities, denied and marginalized by the society and etc. It is an attempt to create a diverse and concise picture of the region.
The exhibition has been curated by Anna Shpakova – an independent Belarus curator.
The list of Azeri participants:
- RENA EFFENDI
- SITARA IBRAHIMOVA
- ILKIN HUSEYNOV
- LEYLI GAFAROVA
- ZAMIR SULEYMANOV
- AGIL ABDULLAYEV
- EHTIRAM JABI
- ELTURAN MAMMADOV