Tag Archives: YARAT!

Love Stories: Margarita Tupitsyn curates the Russian Pavilion, while much ado in Baku and London

In her monthly column for Artspace, Baibakov Art Project’s Maria Baibakova writes under the banner “Women of the Art World Unite!”, recounting her encounters with strong women in challenging art scenes, whether that be Moscow, Baku, Dubai or even Paris.  Allow … Continue reading

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Meanwhile… (future) History: Mark your calendars for 2014’s Art World Events

While this polar vortex has its way with New York, we’ve decided to turn our attention to all the things to come in the balmier months of the year. We’re not the only ones: this past week there were a … Continue reading

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Reasons to Love the Region: “Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan and its Neighbors”

Speaking of the Venice Biennale, just a day after we posted about YARAT!‘s second annual Baku Public Art Festival PARTICIPATE, the Baku-based art center was already circulating an announcement for “Love Me, Love Me Not: Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan and its … Continue reading

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Baku prepares to PARTICIPATE

Following up on the success of last’s year’s Baku Public Arts Festival, the Yarat! Contemporary Art Space will open the second installment  – demurely titled PARTICIPATE – on March 14. The program mixes Azerbaijani and international artists in a series of … Continue reading

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012 Baku: Azerbaijan gets its first festival of public art

Baku’s absurdly rich cultural history (and relatively welcoming and well-monied upper classes) have made the city an attractive target for the more imperialistic international art institutions. While none of these projects have materialized so far, on February 24,  the nonprofit … Continue reading

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