Shalala Salamzadeh is an artist and multidisciplinary designer based in Baku, Azerbaijan.
In her works she explores the psychology of the individual in the digital age, computer technology and social problems of the cyber era. Her artistry encompasses digital art expressed through multimedia such as video, photography, and installations. As a result of her research in the field of computer sciences, Shalala has produced multimodal artworks through databending. Her work is a constant experiment and a search for methods that influence technology to expose it as a living object.
By joining the curatorial practice course of YARAT! Contemporary art space and curating the “Rebirth.exe” project in ARTIM project space, she created three digital installations and participated as an artist too. In 2018, she took part in “Think that everything that exists, does not exist” female group
exhibition in YAY gallery, Baku. Continued her art activities being selected to a year-long ARTIM Lab project in 2018, she participated in various exhibitions with video and digital art, also practiced different digital experimenting workshops for students. Combining Azerbaijani poetry and generative art was
main concept of her “Poetry of the Universe” video that was shown during the Nasimi festival at the same year.
In 2019, Shalala had part at various exhibitions of The Wrong Biennale from Azerbaijan and NEoN Digital Arts Festival of Scotland. Becoming a winner of ARTIM Lab project, she was a resident artist of YARAT! Contemporary art space and exhibited with the “Superposition” augmented reality installation.
During 2020, artist took part in Contemporary & Digital Art Fair Online and Sapar Contemporary online exhibitions with video and artworks produced using artificial intelligence.
2021 has been started with taking part in the group exhibition in Bavan Gallery, Tehran, with the video art “Zurvan”. Also, she participated as an artist on the opening of Azerbaijan pavilion in The Wrong 2021-2022 Digital Art Biennale. Afterwards, participated in the exhibition, which was organized with the support of the Tardino6 art platform and the French Embassy, with an augmented reality installation and other works.
60Seconds Short Film festival was the project she took part two years in a row, part in Kopenhagen, Denmark.
2022 Selected artists. Gazelli Art House. Baku, Azerbaijan
2022 Make yourself at home. Ta(r)dino 6 Gallery, Baku, Azerbaijan
2022 The assembly of friendship. Dresden, Germany
2022 One-Off Moving Image Festival/60Secs Festival. Seoul, Korea
2022 Cultural Horizons. Baku, Azerbaijan
2021 One-Off Moving Image Festival/60Secs Festival. Copenhagen, Denmark
2021 CyberHouri pavilion. The Wrong Biennale.
2021 Art on the Wall. Novembre Numérique Festival. Ta(r)dino 6 Gallery, Baku, Azerbaijan
2021 La Musée: Discourse on Happiness. Novembre Numérique Festival. Ta(r)dino 6
2021 GLITCH: PIXEL AESTHETIC. Pejman Foundation: Kandovan. Tehran, Iran
2021 The City of the Sun. ARTIM project space. Baku, Azerbaijan
2021 GLITCH: PIXEL LANGUAGE. Bavan Gallery. Tehran, Iran
2020 The warrior myth: Agents for peace. “Maiden Tower. To be a Woman” Festival of CA
2020 The node to nowhere. biennale.NO
2020 Emerging Voices: Stories from Isolation. Sapar Contemporary. New York, USA
2020 Contemporary & Digital Art Fair. Curated by Ta(r)dino 6 Art Platform for .ART.
2020 Micro-Commissions. Ta(r)dino 6 Art Platform, Baku, Azerbaijan
2019 Experiential time. ARTIM project space. Baku, Azerbaijan
2019 Underneath the web, there’s a beach! NEoN Festival. Dundee, Scotland
2019 This is not a map. The Wrong Biennale
2019 Perfect users. The Wrong Biennale
2019 Child of Magohalmi and echos of creation. Yarat! Contemporary art space.
2019 Experience. Thoughts. Conclusion. ARTIM project space. Baku, Azerbaijan.
2018 Appearances. ARTIM project space. Baku, Azerbaijan.
2018 Nasimi Festival. Kichik QalArt Gallery. Baku, Azerbaijan.
2018 Mapping the Intangible. ARTIM project space. Baku, Azerbaijan.
2018 Neuroimaging. ARTIM project space. Baku, Azerbaijan.
2018 ARTIM Rooms. ARTIM project space. Baku, Azerbaijan.
2018 Think that everything that exists, does not exist. YAY gallery. Baku, Azerbaijan.
2017 Rebirth.exe. ARTIM project space. Baku, Azerbaijan.
2017 Female Issues. Yarat studios. Baku, Azerbaijan.