Anahit Hayrapetyan

Anahit Hayrapetyan
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Anahit Hayrapetyan is a photographer and a poet. She studied IT at the State Engineering University of Armenia and photojournalism at Caucasus Media Institute, as well as at Danish Media School of Journalism. Anahit Hayrapeyan got many prizes for her photography and poetry. Her works were published in Eurasianet, NYT, BBC, The Guardians and others. Anahit’s works were exhibited worldwide. She has published the poetry books “Poems” in 2002, “Taboo” in 2005, “The pretty” in 2015 and the photobook “Princess to slave”, published by FotoEvidence in 2015, which tells about violence against women in Armenia. Anahit Hayrapetyan is a cofounder of 4Plus Documentary Photography Center.

Letter to Prime Minister

Lyuba (Talita) is one of those women, whom I meet constantly. She works as a cleaner in Abovyan city. One can see her often cleaning our own yard. She is a mother of four. After losing the house of her husband Lyuba has lived in numerous places. The most outstanding of which, where I got acquainted with her and her family, was the “stone house” in an uninhabited field out of Abovyan city.

Khtsaberd, Artsakh

There’s a place in the world I dream about every morning, where every evening I regret not being there. There’s a place in the world where, as my seven-year-old daughter says, mommy’s grandma, who is quite old, lives.