Since 2014 - Founder and Art Director of art collective Live Wild 
Since 2014 - Co-founder of publishing house OSA 
2011 - Project assistant on Bongo Fever  by Chien-Chi Chang
2010 - Editorial assistant / Magnum Photos, Paris 
2009 - Intern / Tendance Floue agency, Paris
2007 / 2008 - Photography Instructor, SPFA, Armenia   
2011 / 2013 - MA in Fine Arts, UCLA, USA      
2004 / 2007 - BA in Fine Arts and Literature, Paris 8, France  

COMPETITIONS, PRIZES, RESIDENCIES

2019 - Vence Award for Contemporary Photography - Winner
2019 - Spotlight Award, Belfast Photo Festival - Winner
2019 - La Scam / Brouillon d'un rêve Images Fixes - Shortlisted
2019 - Prix Résidence BMW - Finalist
2019 - Paul Huf Award - Nominated
2019 - C/O Berlin TALENT AWARD - Nominated / Finalist
2019 - Fotografia Europea Award - Winner
2019 - Images Vevey Award - Shortlisted
2018 - Emerging Talents / Fotografia Emergente MACRO - Winner
2018 - La bourse du talent - Finalist
2018 - The News Vanguard - Finalist
2018 - Bird In Flight Prize - Finalist
2018 - Voies Off, Arles - Laureate
2018 - Ph Museum Grant - Finalist
2018 - Debuts, Emerging Photographers - Laureate
2018 - Lucie Foundation Fine Art Scholarship - Finalist
2018 - Magenta Flash Forward - Laureate
2017 - Emerging Talents / Fotografia Emergente MACRO -Finalist
2017 - Festival de Mode et de Photographie, Hyères - Finalist
2017 - Prix Maison Blanche - Laureate
2017 - Cosmos Award - Finalist
2017 - Voies OFF/Circulations, Arles, France - Laureate
2017 - Krakow Photomonth - Winner
2017 - Lucie Foundation Award - Finalist
2016 - Live Studio Award , Metronom Gallery - Winner

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 
  
2019 - Summit Meeting, Chapelle des pénitents blancs, Vence, FR  
2019 - Summit Meeting, CPA, Valence, France 
2018 - The Price Of A Black Life, SiFest, Savignano, Italia   
2018 - With All This Darkness (...), SiFest, Savignano, Italia  
2018 - Familiar Gestures, Mucho Mas Gallery, Torino, Italia  
2018 - Infinite Travels, Getxo Photo Festival, Gexto, Spain
2018 - Staring Quietly, MOCA, Odessa -Ukraine 
2018 - Menq Enq Mer Sarere, Playground Studio, London, UK  
2017 - Live Wild booth, Co-Op Unseen , Amsterdam, NL   
2016 - Live Wild, Fotopub, Novo Mesto, Slovenia
2015 - Menq Enq Mer Sarere, Ofr Gallery, Paris, France 
2007 - Refugees’s day UN Center, Erevan, Armenia  
2007 - Naregatsi cultural center, Erevan, Armenia  
2007 - Woman’s day, French Embassy, Erevan, Armenia       

GROUP EXHIBITIONS     
     
2019 - Woven Matters, Unseen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2019 - Faces of Freedom, Nitra Gallery, Nitra, Slovakia
2019 - Beyond Language, Kiraathane, Istanbul, Turkey  
2019 - Das Vierte Haus, Neues Kunsthaus, Ahrenstoop, Germany 
2019 - The Awakening, Archive Collective Gallery, Montreal, Canada
2019 - Belfast Photo Festival, Belfast, Irlande  
2019 - Fotografia Europea, Fondazione Palazzo Magnani, Italia
2019 - Photo Ireland, Dublin, Irlande 
2019 - Edicola launch and Group Show, Ofr Gallery, Paris  
2018 - Emerging talents, Mattatoio, Rome, Italia 
2018 - Photo Vogue Festival, Base, Milan, Italia
2018 - Bird In Flight Talents, Kiyv Photo Fair, Kiev, Ukraine
2018 - The New Vanguard, Aperture Foundation, New-York, USA  
2018 - Dong Gang Photo Festival, Dong Gang, South Korea
2018 - Galerie Sozzani, Milan, Italia
2018 - Month Of Photography, Los Angeles, USA 
2018 - Self reflection, NIDA Synopsium, Vilnus, Lithuania
2018 - Obscura Photo Festival, George Town, Malaysia 
2018 - Standard Visions, Marriot Westwood, Los Angeles, USA
2018 - Refuse/Refuge, York National Gallery, York - UK 
2018 - In Sonora Festival, Madrid - Spain
2018 - Momentum, Comodo64, Torino, Italia
2018 - Thessaloniki Photo Biennale, Greece  
2018 - Motus Operandi, Miminum Gallery, Palermo, Italia    
2018 - Debuts, Lodz Photo Festival, Lodz, Poland 
2018 - Juxtaposition, Galerie Blanc, Montreal, Canada
2018 - Momemtum, Minimum Galerie, Palermo, Italia
2018 - SKG Bridge Photo Festival, Thessaloniki, Greece
2018 - Circulation(s) le 104, Paris, France
2017 - Prix Maison Blanche - Marseille, France 
2017 - New Talents, Red Hook Labs, New-York, USA
2017 - Cosmos Award, La Croisère, Arles, France 
2017 - Malmö Fotobiennal, Malmö, Sweden
2017 - Riga Photomonth, Riga, Lettonia
2017 - Show Off, Krakow Photomonth Festival, Krakow, Poland 
2017 - International Fashion & Photography Festival Hyères, FR
2017 - Universal Truth - Organ Vida Festival, Zagreb, Croatia
2017 - Truth II Lies, Blitz Gallery, Valetta - Malta
2017 - Still Searching, Benaki Museum, Athènes, Greece
2017 - In Search Of The Father, Fondazione Fabbri, Treviso,  Italia    
2017 - Open Studio, Metronom Gallery, Modena, Italia
2016 - Fotokup, Brighton Photo Fringe Festival, Brighton, UK
2016 - Dock Art Fair, Lyon, France   


SCREENINGS  

2019 - Gibellina Festival, Gibellina, Italy
2019 - Fotofestiwal, Lodz, Poland
2019 - Photo Schweiz Festival, Zurich, Switzerland
2018- Voies OFF, Arles, France
2018 - The Night Of Photography, Tbilisi, Georgia
2018 - GUP x Breda Photo, Breda, The Netherlands   
2018 - Tiff Festival, Wroclaw, Poland
2017 - Voies OFF/Circulations, Arles, France    

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2019 - Télérama, FR  
2019 - C/o Berlin Newspaper, DE
2019 - Irish Times, IE   
2019 - Personne Magazine - IT  
2019 - Edicola Magazine - IT 
2018 - Foam Magazine - NL
2018 - Ordinary Magazine - NL  
2018 - M le Monde - FR 
2018 - Freitag - DE 
2018 - El Pais - ES
2018 - Internazionale - IT 
2018 - Libération - FR 
2018 - IMA - JP 
2018 - Freq Magazine - UK 
2018 - Vostok - SK  
2018 - Carnet d'Art - FR
2018 - 39Null Magazine - DE
2018 - Paper Journal - UK 
2018 - GUP - NL 
2017 - Photography Is Art - JP 
2017 - American Chortada - US
2017 - Cactus Magazine - IT
2017 - Edicola Magazine - IT
2017 - Glamcult Magazine - UK
2017 - Unseen Magazine - NL
2017 - Sova Magazine - PL 
2016 - Issue 4, Neptun - IS
2016 - Tough Luck, Meanwhile Press -UK
2016 - Issue 20, Fisheye Magazine - FR
2016 - Issue 2, The Steidz - FR
2016 - Issue 5, Recens Paper - SE
2016 - Issue 1, Banshee - UK
2016 - Le Branché - FR
2016 - La Chose, Michel Lafon - FR
2016 - Issue 9, Der Greif - DE
2016 - Modern Weekly China - CN 
2016 - Issue 2, Paint By Number - UK
2016 - Croco Magazine - Spain   
2016 - Issue 1, Free Lunch Cartel - US
2016 - Locals, Meanwhile Press - UK
2015 - WOMEN, Issue 13, Musée Magazine - US
2015 - Esquire - RU
2015 - Total Trash #2, Jet Black Press - US
2015 - Issue 12, Hastag Photography - UK 
2015 - Menq Enq Mer Sarere, Orpheus Standing Alone - FR
2014 - #1, Orpheus Standing Alone - FR
2008 - Armenews - FR
2008 - Ashkhar - FR

SELECTED ONLINE PUBLICATIONS / FEATURES / INTERVIEWS
 
2019
Photoworks
It's Nice That 
Landscapes Stories   
Metal Magazine 
Yogurt Magazine 
Ain't Bad 

2018 
Aperture 
L'Oeil de la photographie
Nouvelles d'Arménie
Tracks (Arte) 
Filet Magazine
Freq Magazine
Vogue France  
Fisheye Magazine  
It's Nice That 
The Cut
PH Museum
Vogue Italy 
Tissue Magazine 
Artribune
Another Magazine

2017
Artsy
Edicola 
Broad Magazine 
Fantom 
Manifesto XXI
Office Magazine 
Another Magazine 
The Calvert Journal 
Numero 
Art Narratives 
Les Inrocks 
Inside Art
Noisey World 
Konbini 
i-D 
British Journal Of Photography 
Hunger Magazine 
Metal Magazine  
Coeval
The Heavy Collective
Artwort  

2016
Yet Magazine
Ain't Bad
Dazed and Confused 
Der Greif
Zeit Magazine
Trace TV 
Lenscratch
Osso Magazine 
The Calvert Journal 
Sora Magazine
Generazione Critica
TRIP 
Heliotrope
Arcademi
Plantation Journal 
Fisheye Magazine
The Lucky Jotter

2015 
GUP Magazine                           
Format Magazine  
Musée Magazine   
Amuse 
Hafny                  
The Editorial Magazine
Phosmag        
Dazed and Confused                              
PhotoArt Magazine                                              
Plateforme Magazine                                                                     
Steadfast Arte                                  
Shooting in Film                         
PHROOM Magazine
Analog Magazine                                                    
Stolen Ground                                                                         
L'Oeil De La Photographie                        
Accidentaly On Purpose                                     

TALKS

2019 - The Eyes Artist Talks / Paris Photo, Grand Palais, Paris
2019 - Meeting Point #3 'Traversées', MEP, Paris
2019 - Conseil Scientifique "Chercheurs/Artistes", CPA, Valence, FR
2018 - With curator Christian Gattinoni, Si Fest, Savignano, IT
2017 - With curator Lars Willumeit, Unseen, NL 
2016 - With curator Ilaria Speri, Fotopub, SI

COLLECTIONS

Collection départementale d'art contemporain, Saint Denis, France
Villa Noailles, Hyère, France
Photography and Multimedia Museum, Tbilisi, Géorgie

CLIENTS / COMMISIONS

M le Monde (FR), Télérama (FR), Style (UK), Esquire (RU), Armenews (FR), UNHCR (AM), French Embassy (AM), Artshakh (FR), La Chose (FR), Le Branché (FR)



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