Exhibition of Georgian artist Vajiko Chachkhiani opens in Baku

Exhibition of Georgian artist Vajiko Chachkhiani opens in Baku

A solo exhibition of Georgian artist Vajiko Chachkhiani opens at YARAT Contemporary Art Space today.

Presenting a newly commissioned body of work the show synthesizes different media used by the artist in the past to create an immersive universe of Chachkhiani’s interest in radically tackling ideas of myth, tradition and heritage, Trend reported.

In artist’s own words, "this show is about history and mythology and the way they define contemporary psychology."

The exhibition will last till April 14, 2019. Exhibition curator is Suad Garayeva-Maleki.

Vajiko Chachkhiani was born in Tbilisi, Georgia in 1985, he lives and works in Berlin and Tbilisi. He studied at the University of the Arts, Berlin until 2013. Previously, he studied Mathematics and Informatics at the Technical University Tbilisi. Numerous exhibitions have followed since. In 2017, his work "Living Dog Among Dead Lions" was shown in the Georgian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale.

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