Bio

Aghababa Baghirov (1997) focuses mainly on contemporary art, video games, digital art, VR / AR. He graduated from Baku State University with a degree in Computer Science. After graduation, he is engaged in computer games, contemporary art, and at the same time, virtual reality technology. These interests came from his childhood, and at the age of 12 he developed his first computer games. Aghababa, through his great interest in art, is making connections between technology and art by creating contemporary art. His main source of inspiration is the relationship between humans, nature and technology. The presence of game elements in his artworks encourages the audience to engage in dialogue with the concept.

Aghababa won the ARTIM lab 2020 project with artwork - "To be a Homo Ludens". Various works of the artist were exhibited at Yarat contemporary art space (2021) ARTIM Project Space (2020), Yarat Studios (2019/2020), Khachmaz State Gallery(2020). Aghababa currently lives and works in Baku.

Exhibitions

"Fog turned into epic story in my head" - Group Exhibition | 2021 at Mahsati Ganjavi Center / Ganja, Azerbaijan

“Fog turned into epic story in my head” - Group Exhibition | 2020 at YARAT contemporary art space / Baku, Azerbaijan

"CHRYSALIS – A MOMENT OF TRANSFORMATION" - Group Exhibition | October 30, 2020 – January 31, 2021 at ARTIM Project Space / Icheri Sheher, Baku, Azerbaijan

“I might be staring at infinity (or the backs of my own eyelids” - Group Exhibition | May - Aug , 2020 at Virtual ARTIM / Vriendly

“Once Again That Garden Be” - Group Exhibition | March - June, 2020 at Khachmaz State Gallery / Khachmaz, Azerbaijan

Talk About Other Things - Group Exhibition | January, 2020 at YARAT studios / Baku, Azerbaijan

Bifurcation - Group Exhibition | October, 2019 at YARAT studios / Baku, Azerbaijan

Ruh Ruh - Group Exhibition | May, 2019 at YARAT studios / Baku, Azerbaijan