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There are many people around us, who do not live the life they want, they just survive becoming the victims of different stereotypes. I chose Astrid to be the protagonist of my photostory, because she, despite others, is one of those, who tries to overcome the difficulties, be it family issues, or s...
In the end of the 18th century with the rising wave of industrialization the copper mines of Alaverdi (founded in 1770) in Lori region, Kajaran, Agarak, Akhtala, Shamlugh, Kapan and others began to be exploited. For working in the industrial complexes the region began to be populated with Gr...

Days Lived

I first met Amalya in the spring of 2018 in Vanadzor. The occasion for our meeting was the search for a protagonist for my photo story. And I find myself at Shinararneri 15, apt. 3. A one-room cold rented apartment, where Amalya lives with her mother Alvard. Mrs. Alvard immediately treats me wit...

Pre Elections

By Garegin Aleksanyan Two months ago - on July 9th - the mayor of Yerevan - Taron Margaryan - resigned. He had been in the position since 2011. Yerevan delved into the anticipation of early elections of the council of aldermen. The ruling council will be elected in the elections which will be...
Every time when going to Katnaghbyur village (Aragatsotn region) I have taken my heavy bag of photography tools but come back without ever opening it. Shall I photograph the neighbor Arus or lie down on the bench, drink coffee with her and listen to her? The women of our village were so beautiful...
By Garegin Aleksanyan A moving vehicle, standing air, inharmonious images, a hardly grasping hand, a pressing heaviness, a sharpening denseness, an unplanned exercise of yoga with unmatchable music tunes, a driver’s gaze looking in the mirror through the smoke, people stooping and hardly fitting ...
The Village Alaverdi stayed behind. After passing the curves of the road full of pits and holes you turn left parting from the narrow highway with a light heart. The better road leads to Great Ayrum. You can guess from the name of the village that there is Small Ayrum too. That is really small: y...
This story is not about space, it’s about the memory of the space, which is not mine, I have just appeared there for the first time, and it is unfamiliar to me. “The place (the space) has its memory” and depending on how you emerge there, how you comprehend the space, what kind of mind state you ...
The treatment of the two grandchildren affected by Infantile Cerebral Palsy and the problems of other children having disabilities made Melanya Yepremyan create the center “Astghavard” in Vardenis city in 2003. The center is an NGO for the parents of the children having disabilities, the mission of ...
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 ...

Corridors

Among residential houses, parks, and cemeteries is a triplex, multi-storey, giant Soviet structure: the National Center of Oncology named after V.A. Fanarjian. Once inside, you find yourself in a classic Soviet medical institution: in cold, narrow, long corridors, where time slows down and in some p...