Bio

Aghababa Baghirov (1997, Baku) focuses mainly on contemporary art, video games, digital art, VR / AR, 3D modeling. 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.

Various works of the artist were exhibited at Yarat Studios (2019/2020), Khachmaz State Gallery(2020). Aghababa currently lives and works in Baku.

Education

Computer Science / Bachelor

"Baku State University"

2015-2018

Computer Science / Bachelor

"Azerbaijan State Oil Academy"

2014-2015

Experience

Artist at "YARAT Contemporary Art Centre "

March, 2019 - now

Participant at ARTIM lab

3d modeler and Concept artist at "Vriendly"

February, 2019 - August, 2020

I am working on 3D models, concepts, design vision of Vriendly.

Art instructor at "Mars Academy"

August 2017 - 2019

As the leading instructor-trainer for 3D creative area in Mars Academy, along with building skills of children in digital art.

Exhibitions

Upcoming exhibition | 2020 at ARTIM / 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