From November 5-15 HayArt Cultural Center hosted the 2nd PHOTOFEST photography festival, which the title was “5 Names”.The festival focused on 5 young photographers and artists – a selection of their works was displayed parallel to events. On November 7, 10 and 12 at 19:00, the authors took part in thematic discussions and question-and-answer sessions, […]
Censorship in Armenian comics. Coexistence of traditional and new species; new technological synergies. Participants: Agata Badalyan Tigran Araqelyan Arevik Aroyan Lena Nersesyan Moderator: Shamiram Khachatryan
As part of the Golden Apricot Film Festival, HayArt Cultural Center organizes a tribute event, a three-day, non-stop screening of Hamlet Hovsepian’s video performances.On the evening of the first day of the show, July 11, at 19:00, a talk will be organized dedicated to the memory of Hamlet Hovsepyan. Let’s get together, talk about our […]
“Reviewing Cultural Rhythms” The HayArt Cultural Center organizes panel discussions on a variety of topics related to culture and art, with the aim of keeping our hands on the cultural pulse. The unifying approach is to discuss cultural / artistic spheres in terms of their internal logics, proportions, state-of-the-art capabilities, how to capitalize on them, […]
Meeting with friends and colleagues on Armenian performance art archiving.Let’s remember together and re-live what we have done over the years. We dedicate the meeting to the memory of Hamlet Hovsepyan.Moderator of the meeting: Marine Karoyan After several months of work, and with the help and support of our dear friends, the ARé Cultural Foundation […]
Talk show on the 15th anniversary of notable Iranian-Armenian artist and a pioneer of Iranian modern art Marcos Grigorian’s death. Participants: Evet Tajaryan, Nazareth Karoyan, Azat Sargsyan and all others
Now more than ever, public space is an indispensable place to build civil society. ARé festival is a continual experiment of communicating in public space and exploring public space as a vital part of democracy, freedom, and independence. Socially engaged public art in public space can become the epicenter of social interactions by articulating the […]
From its origin, which might be situated with Richard Wagner’s “Gesammtkunstwerk” it has always been far from easy to give a clear definition of performance art.
If growth is the goal, looking back is an invaluable tool. Nevertheless, reflecting on the past isn’t always easy.
Artist duo TELLERVO KALLEINEN (FIN) and OLIVER KOCHTA-KALLEINEN (GER) have made participatory art together for ca. 20 years. In their practice, they attempt to merge the languages and approaches of a number of disciplines, such as film, performance, game design, experimental education, facilitation, social architecture and alternative economies. They invite locals in different parts of […]