Documenting Baku

For Humanity by Tahir Salahov

This is a page about decomenting Baku’s decaying urban life and architecture of the past. The past that we are nostalgic and sentimental about, but we believe that it is worthy of protecting as a heritage.

Unfortunately, the material and financial drives of capitalism is much more stronger power. It is capable of erasing any traces of past to build in accoring to necessicites of the day. In a sense it is the history repeating itself. Our past generation, who we value very much, did the same at the time. That is the sheer reality of any time.

What we aim at is to reject that reality and adopt a sense of cultural conscience, engage in value creation. We will commit ourselves a series of decomentary photograhy about Baku’s urban environment.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s