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YARAT to present “Maryam” film

30 January 2017 13:11 (UTC+04:00)
YARAT to present “Maryam” film

By Laman Ismayilova

YARAT Contemporary Art Space invites everyone to enjoy Maryam” short film on January 31.

The film based on the activity of young Azerbaijani artist Maryam Alakbarli was shot by directors Elmeddin Aliyev and Khayyam Abdullayev.

The events in the film are taking place in imaginary world. An old artist left alone in the room. Through her painting,the artist returns to the beginning of his life. The short film shows not only the creativity, but the world outlook of young artist.

The film will be shown in Azerbaijani language with Russian subtitles.

Born in 1991, Alakbarli developed a taste for painting and sculpting at a very early age. The artist chooses colors masterly. The inherent feeling of color distinguishes her art.

She started painting and sculpting at a very early age, and took part in many children art exhibitions. Several of her drawings have been published as charity cards. The sensitivity of Maryam's works is really charming the art lovers.

Sensing deeply the real world with its problems, Maryam heartily incarnates her works with the warmness of her heart. She shows all the beauty of the world by dints of the language of colors and brush.

Her works have won the audience's hearts in many cities around the world, including in Baku, Paris, Istanbul, Ankara, Rome, and Moscow.

YARAT is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to nurturing an understanding of contemporary art in Azerbaijan and to creating a platform for Azerbaijani art, both nationally and internationally. Based in Baku, YARAT (meaning CREATE in Azerbaijani) was founded by Aida Mahmudova in 2011.

YARAT realizes its mission through an on-going program of exhibitions, education events and festivals. YARAT facilitates exchange between local and international artistic networks including foundations, galleries and museums.


Laman Ismayilova is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @Lam_Ismayilova

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