Aida Azin is an artist/community organiser/art facilitator based in Naarm/Melbourne. Born to Iranian/Filipina parents and raised in an Australian context, Aida’s life experiences are melded with depictions of liminality and an attempt to reconcile losses that all diasporic bodies contend with.
Aida has a Bachelors Degree in Visual Art from the Adelaide College of the Arts, 2015. In 2017 she completed her honours year in painting at the University of South Australia where she discussed the effects of institutional racism in the visual arts.
Aida has exhibited her paintings and installations at Fontanelle Gallery (SA), Format (SA), Blak Dot (VIC), Seventh Gallery (VIC), Project 20 (the Philippines), First Draft Gallery (NSW), FELT Space (SA), Ace Open (SA), and Bus Projects (VIC). In 2021, Aida will be showing new work at Yavuz Gallery (NSW).
Aida Azin: An Exploration of Mother-Tongue Language by Rayleen Forester, un Magazine 14.1, Melbourne, May 2020.
Eight Fingers Crossed, by Aida Azin, Alycia Bennett, Tessa Crathern, Kathryn Evans, Karlien van Rooyen, Ellesse McLindin, Emmaline Zanelli, Thomas McCammon, and Olivia De Silva, Have You Seen Him, Adelaide, 2019.