Nazrin Mammadova, From the Coat Series, Mixed technique. 100 x 150 cm. Courtesy Artist and YAY Gallery, Baku, Azerbaijan, 2013.

Nazrin Mammadova (Azerbaijan) graduated from the Eurasian Diplomatic Academy, Azerbaijan, in 2010 and the British Higher School of Art and Design, Moscow, in 2012. A member of the Azerbaijan Photographers’ Union, she was one of the youngest artists to participate in the 012 Baku Public Art Festival.

Narin joined YARAT Contemporary Art Space as a member of the coordinating board in 2012. Her first project The Caspian consisting of steel, glass, cement and water, seeks to bring attention to the ecological water level problem of the Caspian Sea that is leading to the collapse of seaside landscape, infrastructure, and decrease of biological diversity. Nasrin’s art can be observed as an exploration of the universe, humanity, people, and individuality. By combining the internal processes of these elements and their substances with her own personal approach and concerns, she expresses them through various media.

Nasin lives and works works in Baku.

In collaboration with

Yarat Emerging Artist Educational Programme

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