B. 1985, Shusha, Azerbaijan.
Live and works in Baku, Azerbaijan.
A doctor by training, Farid Rasulov suddenly became involved in the visual arts after his graduation from university, to the great surprise of his friends and family and made great strides in a relatively short period of time. He originally trained to be a doctor at the Azerbaijan State Medical University (2006), but since becoming an artist and working intensively he has represented Azerbaijan at the 53rd Venice Biennale in 2009. Rasulov is active across a wide range of artistic media – large scale paintings, installations, 3D graphics, animation and sculpture. His works are usually intellectually provocative. Not accidentally, this conceptual artist stubbornly denies charges of his art being multi-layered and profound. He insists that he has meant absolutely nothing, that he simply replicated the commonplace things that he saw around him.
#ONLYONECHANCE, MOMA, Baku
Dogs in the Living Room, Rabouan Moussion Gallery, Paris, France
ACTUAL TRADITION, Sharjah Islamic Art Festival, Sharjah, UAE
SEAFOOD. Personal exhibition, Aidan Gallery, Moscow, Russia
SUBJECTS, Solo Exhibition, KichikQalart GalleryBaku, Azerbaijan
Selected group exhibitions
Teesside World Exposition of Art and Technology, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art
Moscow Young Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow
ArteLagunaPrize 10 - Winner of Sculptural and Installation Section
Meeting point, Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan, Cuadro Gallery, Dubai.
FLY TO BAKU. Contemporary art from Azerbaijan', Kunsthistorisches Museum - Neue Burg, Vienna, Austria; Spazio D - Maxxi building National Museum of XXI Century Arts, Rome, Italy; 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
ORNAMENTATION, 55th Venice Biennale, Azerbaijan Pavillion, Venice, Italy
LOVE ME LOVE ME NOT, Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan and its Neighbours, Collateral Event for the 55th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
012 BAKU PUBLIC ART Festival, organized by YARAT Contemporary Art Space Baku, Azerbaijan
COMMONIST, Contemporary art exhibition, organized by YARAT Contemporary Art Space, Baku, Azerbaijan
NEXT LEVEL, Contemporary art group exhibition, YAY gallery, Baku, Azerbaijan
MERGING BRIDGES, Contemporary art exhibition, Museum of Modern Art Baku, Azerbaijan
FORWORD, Alternative Art Place, YARAT Contemporary Art Space, Baku.
FIRED UP, Gazelli Art House, Show one of five. London, UK
FABULOUS FOUR, Kichik QalArt, Baku
BIG CAUCASUS, PERMM Gallery, Perm, Russia
AZERBAIJAN CONTEMPORARY ART, Aidan Gallery, Moscow
UNDER THE SCALDING SUN, painting project, Deutch Kyrkha, Baku, Azerbaijan
COGITO ERGO SUM. 53rd International Art Exhibition of Venice Biennale Azerbaijan Pavillion. Giudecca 95, Venice, Italy
STEPS OF TIME: Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan, Residenzschloss, Dresden, Germany
MINIMUM WAGE project, group-exhibition Center of Contemporary Arts Baku, Azerbaijan
REALITIES OF DREAMS. ALUMINUM 3, International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Baku Azerbaijan