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“The values in our lives” The 6th Baku İnternational Biennial of Contemporary Art “Aluminium”

20.11.2019 - 25.11.2019

Grand opening: November 20, 7.00 PM
Art Gallery
Organizers: Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan State Art Gallery, Museum Center

On November 20-25 2019, the 6th International Baku Biennial of Contemporary Art “Aluminium” will be held in Baku. The biennial is organized by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Union of Artists of Azerbaijan.
The biennial will be organised in compliance with the Cultural Concept of the Azerbaijan Republic, popularization of development of the contemporary art and support of the creativities of the artists.
The art performances, video arts, photos, sculptures and installations of artists of Azerbaijan, Germany and Georgia will be demonstrated in this biennial.
The presentation of film about the “First Antarctica Biennial“ which has been held an organised by UNESCO in 2017, will be demonstrated. A conference “Contemporary art today; achievements, problems and perspectives” will be held.
The exhibitions will be held within the framework of the 6th International Baku Biennial of Contemporary Art “Aluminium” and will be organised in the palece of Shirvanshahs, the art gallery of the Museum Centre, Vajiha Samadova exhibition hall, the Center of Contemporary Art, Gallery “1969”, Gala State Historic- Ethnographic Reserve.
Besides, the biennial has been holding in Baku since 2003, and the artists, curators, art critics of the all world has participated in this event.
The 6th International Baku Biennial of Contemporary Art “Aluminium” is expected the participation of over 40 foreign artists and about 30 Azerbaijani artists.

Schedule

November 20
Wednesday


11.00 – Opening of the expositions and presentation of the projects. The Shirvanshahs Palace, Center for Contemporary Art 15.30 – Gallery «1969». Solo-exhibition of Hamid Aminifar, Iran 17.00 - Opening of the expositions and presentation of the projects. Vajiya Samadova Exhibition Hall, Union of Artists of Azerbaijan 19.00 – Performance. Gisela Weimann. Germany. Art Gallery of the Museum Centre. Round Hall.


November 21
Thursday


11.00 – Press-conference. – The Museum Centre. Conference-Hall
12.00 – Opening of the Biennial. The Official ceremony . Art Gallery of the Museum Centre. Round Hall.
15.00-17.00 – Presentation of the projects . The State Ethnographic Preservation «Gala». Performance. Zaira Nadirashvili, Georgia.
18.00-19.00 - Performance. Gisela Weimann. Germany. Art Gallery of the Museum Centre. Round Hall.


November 22
Friday


10.00-13.00 – Presentation of the projects . The Shirvanshahs Palace, Center for Contemporary Art
15.30-18.00 – Presentation of the projects . Vajiya Samadova Exhibition Hall, Union of Artists of Azerbaijan , Art Gallery of the Museum Centre.
18.00 - Performance. Gisela Weimann. Germany. Art Gallery of the Museum Centre. Round Hall.


November 23
Saturday


10.00-13.00 – Presentation of the projects . The State Ethnographic Preservation «Gala». Performances: Elene Rackviashvili, Georgia; Vusal Rahim, Azerbaijan.
16.30-17.00 – Presentation of the projects . Art Gallery of the Museum Centre.
17.00 – Presentation of the film on the First Antarctic Biennial, 2017. Curator – A. Ivanova-Johanson, Russia. Museum Centre. Conference-hall.



November 24
Sunday


10.00-13.00 – Visit to the site of Mud volcanoes.
16.00 – Visiting the “Leyli and Majnun” performance, The Baku Theatre of Marionettes


November 25
Monday


10.00-13.00 – Conference of the Biennial participants “Modern Art today: achievements, problems, perspectives”. The Museum Centre. Conference-hall.
13.00-15.00 - Break
15.30-19.00 –Conference of the Biennial participants “Modern Art today: achievements, problems, perspectives”. The Museum Centre. Conference-hall.
19.00 – Closing of the Biennial

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