Asli Samadova

Azerbaijan

Curator


Milan/Berlin/Baku-based curator and museum specialist experienced working with leading cultural institutions in Europe and USA on cultural diplomacy, education and exhibition projects (V&A Museum, UK; GWU Textile Museum and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA; Islamic Art Museum of Berlin, Germany; Pinacoteca di Brera, Italy; National Academy of Sciences, Italy; UNESCO, Goethe Institut, etc.). Founder of Ta(r)dino 6 Art Platform that promotes contemporary art from Azerbaijan and beyond. With a gallery in the historic old city of Icheri Sheher, and a vintage flat near the urban core of Baku’s downtown, the platform fills in the niche in providing art professionals the opportunity to explore their ideas in depth. Programs to date include commissioned site-specific artworks, artist talks, professional coaching and workshops by local and international artists and curators to help grow Baku’s emerging art community and to support the discourse on Azerbaijani contemporary art.