Joint Photo Exhibition by Swiss and Azerbaijani photographers

Thursday, 17.01.2019 – Thursday, 24.01.2019

Photo Exhibition by Cedric C. Merkli
Photo Exhibition by Cedric C. Merkli © Embassy of Switzerland in Baku

The Opening Ceremony of the joint Photo Exhibition of Mr. Cedric Christopher Merkli’s “Cheese distribution in Justistal” and Elmar Mustafazade’s “Masters of Craft” will take place on Wednesday, 23 January 2019, at 19h00 at Museum of Modern Art. The exhibition will be open for visitors until 5 February 2019.  

The photos of Mr. Merkli depict the celebration of an antique tradition of the farmers from the Swiss Alps. It shows the steps of a 300 years old cheese distribution ritual called “Chästeilet”, celebrated every fall in Justistal.

The photos Mr. Mustafayev depict old and traditional craftsmanship in Azerbaijan. They are dedicated to the masters of handicraft art and promote the heritage of the ancient Azerbaijani art.