Fakhriyya Mammadova

B. 1974, Baku
She lives and works in Baku

Fakhriyya is an artist-designer and photographer. She graduated from the Design faculty of the Azer­baijan State Academy of Fine Art in Baku in 2005. She has been a member of the Union of Artists of Azerbaijan from 2002 and a member of the Union of Photographers of Azerbaijan since 2004. She does restoration work on ceramics and sculpture and experiments with macro-photography. In her photo installations, Mammadova uses objects and ma­terials of differing textures. Her first work of this kind was shown in the exhibition Wings of Time in Baku in 2000. She currently works with conceptual photography which aims to capture the transitory moments of life.

Solo Exhibitions


Dua*s, YAY Gallery, Baku, Azerbaijan


Temporary, Kichik QalArt Gallery, Baku, Azerbaijan

Selected Group exhibitions


Fly to Baku. Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan, Heydar Aliyev Center, Baku, Azerbaijan; Kunsthistorisches Museum - Neue Burg, Vienna, Austria; Spazio D - Maxxi building National Museum of XXI Century Arts, Rome, Italy; Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow, Russia; me Collectors Room, Berlin, Germany; Hotel Salomon de Rothschild, Paris, France; Phillips de Pury & Company, London, UK


Home, Sweet Home, Contemporary Art From Azerbaijan, Museum of Modern Art, Azerbaijan; Azerbaijani Cultural Center in Paris, France

Ornamentation, National Pavilion of Azerbaijan Republic at 55th Venice Biennale, Italy


Commonist, YARAT Contemporary Art Space, Baku, Azerbaijan

Turksoy, Photographers' Symposium, Astana, Kazakhstan


USSR-remix, Oslo, Norway

Azerbaijani Photographers, Paris, France.

Art Bazaar, Contemporary Art Festival, Vatan Cinema Space, Baku, Azerbaijan

USSR-remix, Baku, Azerbaijan

Photofest 2010, Open Air, Old City, Tbilisi

Exhibition of Azerbaijan Woman Photographers, Baku, Azerbaijan

7, Photography Exhibition, Museum of Modern Art, Baku, Azerbaijan


Transformation: Aluminium 4, International Biennial of Contempo­rary Art, Baku

Bakunlimited, Exhibition of contemporary art of Azerbaijan. Basel. Switserland.

Artisterium, International Festival of Contempo­rary Art, Carvasla, Old City, Tbilisi

Transcaucasia Festival, Kordegarda Gallery, Warsaw

Maiden Tower International Forum of Contemporary Art, Azerbaijan, Baku

M'Artian Fields - Collaboration, Exhibition of Young Artists, MARS Gallery Russia, Moscow


Urban Jealousy, 1st International Roaming Biennial of Tehran, Iran

Steps of Time, Exhibition of Contemporary Arts in the framework of Azerbaijan Culture Days in Germany, Dresden


Aluminium 3: Realities of Dreams, Festival of Contemporary Art, Museum Centre Art Gallery, Baku, Azerbaijan

Exhibition in Honour of Guam, Kiev, Ukraine

Azerbaijan Culture Days in Russia, Centre of Contemporary Arts MoMA, Moscow


Colors of Autumn, Exhibition of Arts, Museum Centre Art Gallery, Baku, Azerbaijan

Caucasus, Contemporary Exhibition, NCCA, Moscow, Russia

East or West, International Art Festival, Museum of Art, Die, France

Women Exhibition, Gazelli Evi Gallery, Baku, Azerbaijan

Deciding Instant, Manezh Central Exhibition Hall, St Petersburg, Russia


Aluminium 2: International Contemporary Art Festival, curator and  participant, Museum Centre Art Gallery, Baku, Azerbaijan

Art Bazaar, Market of Contemporary Art, Tbilisi, Georgia

Art Caucasus, International Actual Art Convention beyond Stereotypes, Tbilisi, Georgia

lll Tashkent International Biennale, Uzbekistan

Man & Women, with French Embassy in Azerbaijan, curator and participant, Museum Centre Art Gallery, Baku, Azerbaijan

2nd Exhibition of Art Photography by Art-Group Daire, 

Museum Centre Art Gallery, Baku, Azerbaijan

Road Photo-Competition Exhibition, British Council, Baku, Azerbaijan


Turksoy with Photographers, Cappadocia, Turkey

Woman, War, Peace, Photo - Exhibition, curator and participant, Unesco, Baku, Azerbaijan

The Sphinx Will Devour You, Karsi Art Works Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey


1st Exhibition of Art Photography by Art-Group Daire, Baku, Azerbaijan

Water is Life, International Photo Contest, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Reports from South Caucasus, Goethe Institute, Tbilisi, Georgia

7x7 More Transparency, Azerbaijan – Georgian Exhibition, Museum Cenrtre Art Gallery, Baku, Azerbaijan

Art Mobility, Contemporary Utopia with Apollonia, Thessalonica, Greece

1st International Exhibition: Aluminum, Baku, Azerbaijan


Art Mobility, Contemporary Utopia with Apollonia, Strasbourg, France

Land Art, Ecological Open Air Exhibition, Badamdar District, Baku, Azerbaijan

Orientalism: Inside & Outside, International Exhibition, S.Bakhlulzada Exhibition Hall, Baku, Azerbaijan

Caucasian Aleatory, International Exhibition, Batumi, Georgia

Women's Day, Exhibition of Women Artists, Baku, Azrebaijan

Cosmopolitica, Performance in the framework of the International Music Festival: New Music from the Last Century, Baku, Azerbaijan


Wings of Time, Exhibition of Youth Art, Baku, Azerbaijan

Raf-Line, Art Bazaar, 1033 Club, Baku, Azerbaijan

2nd International Students Triennial, Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts, Istanbul, Turkey

Progress Society, Exhibtion, New York, US


Women Society, Exhibition Presentation, Soros Foundation, Baku, Azerbaijan

Aid to Artisans Society, Seminars, Exhibition, Baku, Azerbaijan

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