Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Talks: Wednesday, 12 April at 6:30 pm

David Kareyan & Eva Khachatrian
Contemporary Art in Armenia

Wednesday, 12 April at 6:30pm.

Curators of the Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art (ACCEA) David Kareyan and Eva Khachatrian will talk about contemporary art in Armenia at Platform Garanti CAC. David Kareyan will present "New Forms of Resistance In Armenian Contemporary Art From the Nineteen Eighties to the Present" and Eva Khachatrian will discuss "Women's Art and New Technologies in Armenian Contemporary Art".

David Kareyan was born in 1973 and graduated from the Fine Art Academy, Yerevan. He curated the Armenian Pavilion at the 51st Venice Biennale and has organised exhibitions in Slovenia, the Czech Republic and the USA. He has also participated as an artist in a number of group exhibitions in Europe.

Eva Khachatrian was born in 1977 and graduated from the Conservatory, Faculty of Music Theory, Yerevan, where she also received a masters degree and now works as a PhD candidate. She has curated exhibitions in Sweden, Norway, Iran and the Czech Republic, mainly focusing on women artists and new technologies.