Sanan Aleskerov was born on 1956 January 10  in Baku, Azerbaijan

1982 Graduated from State University of Azerbaijan, department of journalism

1989 Chaired “Khazar” Photography Club

1999 Chaired art committee of Azerbaijan’s Union of Photography

1999 Joined “Labyrinth” Group of Azerbaijan Artists

1976-2000 Specialized in Scientific, Commercial, Industrial and Journalistic Photography

1996 present Teaches Photography

2000 present Freelance Photographer

 

Group Exhibitions and Projects

1987 “Marine Star” Exhibition. Murmansk, USSR

1987 “Photograph for the Son. Personal Message.” Art Project. Varshava,Berlin, Moscow.

1988,91,96 International Competition of Art Photography. Istanbul, Turkey.

1989,90,91,95,96,97,99 London Salon of Photography, London, United Kingdom of Great Britain

1990,91,93 Salon of Art Photography, Chollez, France.

1991,94 International Competition of Art Photography. Bursa, Turkey

1991-1995 International Competition of Art. Edinburgh, Scotland

1991 International Competition of Art Photography. Jckson, Mississippi, USA

1991,93 International Competition of Art Photography. Surrey, Great Britain

1995-1997 Austrian Super Circle Photography Competition, Lints, Australia

1995 International Competition of Photography, Reus, Spain

1995,96,97,02,03,06,07,09 Sheki Art Symposium, Azerbaijan Artists Union. Sheki-Baku, Azerbaijan

1999 First Exhibition of Azerbaijan Union of Photographers. Baku, Azerbaijan

1999,2002 Landart I and Landart II Projects. Labyrinth Group. Baku, Azerbaijan

2000 “Fire” Project. Labyrinth Group. Baku, Azerbaijan

2000 International Art Salon “Art Manej-2000” Moscow, Russia

2000 CDH 2000 Exhibition. Labyrinth Group. Moscow, Russia.

2000 Labyrinth Group Exhibition. International School “TISA” Baku, Azerbaijan

2000 Joseph Koudelka Masterclass Exhibition “Fife Days in November” Open Society Institute, Baku, Azerbaijan

2001 “Image of Price WaterHouse Coopers” Exhibition. Baku, Azerbaijan

2001 Days of Caucasus Culture in the Caucasus “Appendix” Exhibition. Caravasala Museun, Tbilisi, Georgia

2001,2006 International Competition “Traditions and Modernity” Baku Art Center,Azerbaijan

2002 Caspian Countries Art Exhibition. “Humay” Azerbaijani Cultural Center, London, Great Britain

2002 "AINA 2000" First International Photography Festival. Baku, Azerbaijan.

2002,2004 “Aspects of Contemporary Photography in South Caucasus” Thessalonica, Greece, N-Gallery, Tbilisi

1995-1997 Austrian Super Circle Photography Competition, Lints, Australia

1995 International Competition of Photography, Reus, Spain

1995,96,97,02,03,06,07,09 Sheki Art Symposium, Azerbaijan Artists Union. Sheki-Baku, Azerbaijan

1999 First Exhibition of Azerbaijan Union of Photographers. Baku, Azerbaijan

1999,2002 Landart I and Landart II Projects. Labyrinth Group. Baku, Azerbaijan

2000 “Fire” Project. Labyrinth Group. Baku, Azerbaijan

2000 International Art Salon “Art Manej-2000” Moscow, Russia

2000 CDH 2000 Exhibition. Labyrinth Group. Moscow, Russia.

2000 Labyrinth Group Exhibition. International School “TISA” Baku, Azerbaijan

2000 Joseph Koudelka Masterclass Exhibition “Fife Days in November” Open Society Institute, Baku, Azerbaijan

2001 “Image of Price WaterHouse Coopers” Exhibition. Baku, Azerbaijan

2001 Days of Caucasus Culture in the Caucasus “Appendix” Exhibition. Caravasala Museun, Tbilisi, Georgia

2001,2006 International Competition “Traditions and Modernity” Baku Art Center,Azerbaijan

2002 Caspian Countries Art Exhibition. “Humay” Azerbaijani Cultural Center, London, Great Britain

2002 "AINA 2000" First International Photography Festival. Baku, Azerbaijan.

2002,2004 “Aspects of Contemporary Photography in South Caucasus” Thessalonica, Greece, N-Gallery, Tbilisi

2003 "Ada" International Art Project. Baku, Azerbaijan

2004 "Twenty Azerbaijani Artists" French Senate, Paris, France

2005 "Aluminum – Transformation" Contemporary Art Festival. Museum Centre, Baku, Azerbaijan

2005 "Landart-Oil" Labyrinth Group Project, Contemporary Art Festival, Giz GAlasi Galleri, Azerbaijan

2005 Photography Symposium of Turkic Countries – “Turksoy”, Mersin, Turkey

2006 "KARAVANSERAI" Aserbaijan – idens rike. Archaeologist Museum, Stavanger, Norge

2007 "Dialog with Neighbor" Contemporary Art Exhibition. Efeshane Gallery. Stanul, Turkey

2007 "Modern Photography in Azerbaijan" Contemporary Art Centre. MOMA, Moscow, Russia

2007 52nd Venice Biennale, Labyrinth Project "Fire"

 

2007 International Project "Recognize Neighbor", Tophane Gallery, Stanbul, Turkey

2007 "Art as Handicraft & Handicraft as Art" Sheki Photography Symposium. Contemprary Art Centre. Baku, Azerbaijan

2007 "Modern Photography in Azerbaijan". Moscow, Russia.

2008 "Art is Not Only Ugly". Berlin

2008 "www.ussr-remix.az" Centre of Contemporary Art. Baku, Azerbaijan

2008 "Steps of Time" Staatliche

Kunstsammlungen Dresden

2009 "Culture Scapes Aserbaidschan" Culturescapes festival. Basel, Swiss.

2009 "Photoquai" Musee du quai Branly. Paris, France

2010 "THE SEVEN" – Modern Azeri photographi. Projekt kurator. Baku. Modern Art Museum

2012 - 2013 "Fly to Baku". Exhibition of Modern Art of Azerbaijan. London, Paris, Rome, Berlin, Moscow

2013 La Biennale di Venezia. National Pavilion of Azerbaijan. "Transparency of Simplicity" collection

2013 "Home Sweet Home". Museum of Modern Art. Baku, Azerbaijan

2014 "Contemporary Istanbul". Turkey,Istanbul

2014 "Vienna Fair". Austria, Vienna

Personal Exhibitions

1987 Selected Works. Ustkaminogorks, Kazakhstan, USSR

1988 Selected Works. Baku Art Centre. Flower Salon. Baku, Azerbaijan

1988 "I Love This Land" Photography Festival. Temertau, Kazahstan, USSR

1993 Selected Works. Baku Art Centre. Baku, Azerbaijan

1998 “Elements of My Life". TMS Gallery, Tbilisi, Geargia.

2001 "Caucasus days in Mongolia" MOMA, Ulan-Bator.

2003 Selected Works. Srasvourg University named after Mark Bloch Strasbourg, France

2003 "Martyrs Alley-1990" Istigal Museum, Baku. Azerbaijan

2008 "Images" Retrospective Personal Exhibition. Contemporary Art Centre. Baku, Azerbaijan

2013 "Transparency of Simplicity" at YAY Gallery. Baku, Azerbaijan

Awards

1987 Laureate of II Festival of Folk Art. VDNH, Moscow, Russia

1990, 91, 93 Gold Medal (90), Bronze Medal (91), Silver Medal (93) Salon of Art Photography, Chollez, France

 

1991 Honorary Ribbon. American Assassination of Photographers. Jackson, Mississippi, USA

1993 Silver Medal, Honorary Ribbon. Federation of International Art Photography, Surrey, Great Britain

1994 Honorary Ribbon. Federation of International Art Photography, Edinburgh, Scotland

1995 Golden Medal. Australia Super Circle, Linds, Austria

1995-1996 London Salon of photography Honorary Medal. London, Great Britain

1996 Bronze Medal. Federation of International Art Photography. Istanbul, Turkey

2000 "Humey" award for Labyrinth "LandArt I" Project. Baku, Azerbaijan

2001 Grand Prize "Image of PriceWaterHouseCoopers" Competition, Baku, Azerbaijan

2001 First Place "Tradition and Modernity" Competition Baku Art Centre, Baku, Azerbaijan

2006 Special Prize "Tradition and Modernity" Competition Baku Art Centre, Baku, Azerbaijan

Masterclass

2002 Conducted Masterclass "Art Mobility in Today’s World" Strasbourg University Named after M. Bloch. Strasburg, France

 

2017 Lecture "Field of the Master" Institut Français d'Azerbaïdjan

2017 Lecture " Meeting with the Master" Baku, Azerbaijan



Museum Collections

Salvador Velaseca Museum, Reus, Spain; Photographic Library, Surrey, Great Britain; Baku Art Centre, Baku, Azerbaijan. MOMA, Baku, Azerbaijan


Private Collection

USA, Turkey, Austria, Germany, Great Britain, Poland, Hungary, Denmark, Norway, France

 

© Sanan Aleskerov 2018