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Faig Ahmed

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Tradition in Pixel, 2010 Handmade Woolen Carpet 100 X 150 Cm © Faig Ahmed Studio
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Liquid (detail), 2014 Woolen Handmade Rug Top 200 X 250 Cm \ Bottom 200 X 290 Cm © Faig Ahmed Studio
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Liquid, 2014 Woolen Handmade Rug Top 200 X 250 Cm \ Bottom 200 X 290 Cm © Faig Ahmed Studio
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Flood of yellow light (detail), 2012 Handmade Woolen Carpet 100 X 200 Cm © Faig Ahmed Studio
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Flood of yellow light, 2012 Handmade Woolen Carpet 100 X 200 Cm © Faig Ahmed Studio
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Impossible Viscosity, 2012 Handmade Woolen Carpet 100 X 250 Cm © Faig Ahmed Studio
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Oiling, 2012 Handmade Woolen Carpet 100 X 150 Cm © Faig Ahmed Studio
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Rapture, 2010 Handmade Woolen Carpet 100 X 150 Cm © Faig Ahmed Studio
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Flood of yellow weight , 2007 Woolen, Handmade Carpet 59.1 X 39.4 In / 150 X 100 Cm © Courtesy of the artist and YAY Gallery, Baku, Azerbaijan
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Baku, Azerbaijan
Birth year
1982
Lives in
Baku
Works in
Baku
Schools
Azerbaijan State Academy of Fine Art, 2004
Statement

Faig Ahmed (born Baku, 1982, lives and works Baku) graduated from the Sculpture faculty at the Azerbaijan State Academy of Fine Art in Baku in 2004. Since 2003, he has been working with various media, including painting, video and installation. Currently, he is study¬ing the artistic qualities of Azerbaijani traditional rugs – he disassembles their conventional structure and randomly rearranges the resulting components of the traditional composition then combines these fragments with contemporary sculptural forms.