Meaning 'creation' in Azerbaijani, YARAT is Baku's leading creative hub for contemporary art. Its Creative Art Centre is housed in a former naval building and regularly hosts world-class exhibitions, as well as workshops and talks featuring talented local artists and filmmakers. Discover more about it!
Housed in a former Soviet naval building on the Baku Boulevard, Yarat Contemporary Art Space is run by the non-profit organisation Yarat (which means Create in Azerbaijani), whose mission is focused on "nurturing an understanding of contemporary art and creating a hub for artistic practice, research and thinking in the Caucasus, Central Asia and the surrounding region." The organisation supports local artists, with its Contemporary Art Space regularly hosting world-class exhibitions, workshops and talks featuring national and international artists and exploring both established and emerging trends in contemporary art. This is the place to come to discover the new face of Azerbaijani contemporary art.
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