Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed staggering archive of sculptural carpets that blur the boundaries of digital distortion and traditional craft techniques.
Faig Ahmed (Sumqayit, 1982) lives and works in Baku, Azerbaijan and graduated from the sculpture department of Azerbaijan State Academy of Fine Art in 2004. He represented Azerbaijan at the nation’s inaugural pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2007 and participated in the show “Love Me, Love Me Not” in 2013. He is well known for his conceptual works that transform traditional decorative craft and the visual language of carpets into contemporary sculptural works of art. His art reimagines ancient crafts and create new visual boundaries by deconstructing traditions and stereotypes. Visit Ahmed’s site to see behind-the-scenes photos of his process and to explore a larger collection of his fiber-based sculptures. All images courtesy of Sapar Contemporary Via ( COLOSSAL ) https://artpeoplegallery.com/, @artpeople_gallery
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