Born on November 22, 1979 in Khachmaz, Azerbaijan.
From 1995 to 1997 studied at International American University, Northern Cyprus; continued his education in Baku State University and in 2001 graduated Department of Law.

Painting artist since 2000; had his first personal exhibition in 2004; took part in many international exhibitions in Istanbul, London, Paris, Berlin, Rome,(etc.) and also 55-th Venetian Art Biennale collateral event; works are found in Modern Art Museum in Baku and private collections (local and international).

Writes scripts since 2012; at a scriptwriters competition in 2013 receives Azerbaijan Cinematographers  Union’s promotional diploma (for screenplay “Memory”); shot his debut short based on his own script in 2013.Directed four short films and participated in different international film festivals around the world, including “ A” category film festival.

Lives and works in Baku


2023  The Stowaways – (feature film) Director Screenwriter

2018   Lost – (short film) Director, Screenwriter

2018   61 Grams – (short film) Director, Screenwriter

2018   Chao – (short animation film) Director, Screenwriter

2013   The Passenger – (short film) Director, Screenwriter


2016   Group exhibition “12?” MOMA, Baku

2015   Yarat ContemporaryArt Space center opening – yarat collection exhibition

2014   “Island”, Personal exhibition, Modern Art Museum, Baku, Azerbaijan

2013-2014   “Love me Love me not”  contemporary art from Azerbaijan and its neighbors,
Heydar Aliyev Center, Baku, Azerbaijan
55th Venice Biennale, Arsenale Nord

2013   “Home Sweet Home“ Modern Art Museum,
Baku Azerbaijan
Azerbaijani Cultural Center in Paris, France, Paris

2012-2013   “Fly to Baku“, Contemporary art exhibition,
Heydar Aliyev Center, Baku, Azerbaijan
Kunsthistorisches museum – Neue Burg, Vienna, Austria;
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

2012   “Commonist”, Group exhibition, Alternative Art Space, Baku, Azerbaijan

2012   “Merging Bridges”, Group exhibition, Baku Modern Art Museum, Baku, Azerbaijan

2012   “012” Baku public art festival, Alternative Art Space Baku, Azerbaijan

2011   “Foreword” exhibition – Alternative art space, Baku, Azerbaijan

2011   Azerbaijan artists exhibition “Land of Fire”, Hotel d Evreux, Paris, France

2011   “Harmony” group exhibition, Yeoksam cultural centre, Seul, Korea

2009   “Black & White” Museum Art center, Baku, Azerbaijan

2009   “Aluminium” international group art exhibition, Contemporary Art Center, Baku, Azerbaijan

2008   International Art Exhibition  –  “The Central House of Artists”, Moscow, Russia

2007   International  Art Exhibition, Union of artists – Astana, Kazakistan

2007   VI International Art  Bienal, Tehran, Iran

2006   Action “Transformation of the oil in art works”, Labyrinth group exhibition, “Q“ gallery Baku, Azerbaijan

2006   Art and New Technologies International Festival of Contemporary Art, Museum Art Center, Baku, Azerbaijan

2005   “Man and Woman” Exhibition Hall n/a S.Bahlulzade, Baku, Azerbaijan

2004   14-th Istanbul Art Fair, Exhibition hall n/a Lutfu Kirdar, Istanbul, Turkey

2004   “Art Caucasus 2004”, International Fair of Contemporary Visual Art, Tbilisi, Georgia

2004   Young artists Group exhibition, n/a V.Samedova Art Salon, Baku, Azerbaijan

2004   Personal exhibition, “Q” Gallery, Baku, Azerbaijan