Teymur Daimi

Azerbaijan

Artist


Teymur Daimi is a multimedia artist, filmmaker and philosopher (PH.D), who studied at the Azimzadeh College of Art and at the Azerbaijan State University of Culture and Art. His professional interest lies in interdisciplinary activity comprehending visual arts, filmmaking, experimental cinema, theory of perception, art writing, pedagogical practice, neurophysiology, psycho-technologies, anthropological practices. He is an established writer whose articles have appeared in art publications around the world. Teymur's work was among the work chosen to represent the visual art of Azerbaijan at the 53rd Venice Biennale in 2009. His articles were published in the Azerbaijani pavilion's catalogues for the 52nd and 54th Venice Biennale. Belongs to generation of the modern Azerbaijani artists who actively entered on the arena of the art republic in the late eighties of the last century. Exactly during this period, T. Daimi along with his friends founds the Azerbaijan's first independent art group "Tesdig". Since 1990 activity of the artist accepts interdisciplinary character. In 1996 publishes the book "Finding of the Way", in 2000 defends the dissertation on philosophy at Institute of Philosophy, Sociology and the Right of Academy of Science of Azerbaijan, in 2007 and 2011 enters into the team developing the concept of national pavilion of the Venetian biennial and as an art critic writes articles to catalogs of these expositions,an art consultant of the "Assistance to Formation of the Market of the Modern Art and to Development Business Art" project (the Art Caucasus 2005), 2007-2010 the Coeditor of the international Internet portal on Culture and Art. Now works as a teacher in the Azerbaijan State Art College at Academy of Arts in Bak