Chingiz Babayev was born in Baku, Azerbaijan in 1964, lives and works in Baku. He graduated with a degree MFA from Azerbaijan State University of Fine Arts in 1991. Since 1986 he worked as a conceptual artist with sculptures, paintings, graphics, photo, video, installations, performance, design, writing & poems, philosophy and etc…. His characteristic work includes projects that researches urban, social, political, historical issues. Art works of CHINGIZ are held in private art collections and museums in Azerbaijan and worldwide.
Many times he was chosen as a board member and advisor for varies international cultural organizations such as Eastern Partnership Culture Program, nominated by EC; STEP beyond advisor for the Caucasus countries, ECF (European Cultural Foundation), Amsterdam; Expert, Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation, Baku, Azerbaijan; The editorial board of the CORD art magazine, France; Board member, Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation, Baku, Azerbaijan. Land art OBJECT and PLACE of Chingiz Babayev are located at the bank of river Neisse between Zittau and Görlitz near monastry Marienthal.
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