Musings on Curating: 10 Lessons Learnt

The terms ‘curate’, ‘curator’ and ‘curation’ have taken on a whole new meaning in the last few years. You can now easily find ‘curated’ playlists, ‘curated’ shop windows and even ‘curated’ magazines. However, long before ‘curated’ music festivals and ‘curated’ menus became commonplace, the term ‘curator’ began its life – in the English language at […]

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Borders, Politics and the Body: Open Space @ Armenia Art Fair

During the opening of the very first Armenia Art Fair in Yerevan a group of three men walked around the exhibition centre holding cut out masks of a host of Armenian politicians including Nikol Pashinyan and Serzh Sargysyan. Together they paraded around the private view with their covered faced posing for selfies with bemused collectors, […]

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Gallery Girl meets Armine Harutyunyan

On my debut trip to Armenia, I was welcomed with open arms by Armine Harutyunyan, a designer and illustrator local to Yerevan, Armenia’s capital city. The granddaughter of Khachatur Azizyan, one of Armenia’s most celebrated living painters, Armine comes from a long line of artists and is just one of Armenia’s many bright young creatives. […]

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Sergei Parajanov @ Yerevan, Armenia

Imagine what might have happened if Mona Lisa was one of eleven sisters, all of whom were vying for da Vinci’s attention. In this fanciful tale, each of the sisters has their own individual magic powers, which she uses to charm her would be admirer. Their pursuits would then result in a series of unique […]

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