GASPAR GASPARIAN, Born in São Paulo, Brazil (1899–1966) Distant Fragments, a retrospective of the modernist Brazilian photographer at AGBU Armenia, curated by Ruben Arevshatyan.

“In the exhaustive haste in which he stirs, in the anxieties that corrode his soul, the man does not see, does not feel, does not perceive the wonders that at every step, every moment and every minute life extends to him”. /Gaspar Gasparian/

The exhibition of Gaspar Gasparian in Yerevan in the context of STANDART Triennial of Contemporary Art will be the first encounter of the Armenian public with one of the most outstanding artists of the 20th century of Armenian origin whose impact on the development of modern Brazilian art of photography is invaluable.

Thursday, July 20, 16:00–18:00
AGBU Armenia, 2/2 Melik-Adamyan St.

Free entrance.


Another jazz evening at AGBU Armenia. After a lasting international tour trumpet player Yervand Margaryan presents his jazz quartet with a new musical program.

Yervand MARGARYAN - trumpet, flugelhorn
Nara ARAKELYAN - piano
Armen HOVAKIMYAN - bass
Special guest:
Karen KOCHARYAN (Boston, USA)

Wednesday, July 19, 19:30
AGBU Armenia (2/2 Melik-Adamyan)

Admission is free, the seats are limited.





On July 14, AGBU Armenia hosted a press briefing and a public discussion to present AGBU Europe’s campaign for the European Union to engage in Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) Republic. The speakers - Artsakh Human Rights Defender Ruben Melikyan, AGBU Armenia Executive Director Talar Kazanjian, AGBU Europe Director Nicolas Tavitian (live from Brussels), and Coordinator of the Federation of Armenian Organizations in Belgium Shahnur Minasyan - presented the goals of the campaign and how the support of the relevant institutions and the general public can help achieve those goals.

For 28 years, the population of Nagorno-Karabakh have been living under blockade. This is the only territory where EU officials never go and where Europe provides no aid. Nagorno-Karabakh’s isolation is unique. The EU provides aid to 150 countries around the World. It also provides aid to people in many unrecognized territories such as Abkhazia, Transnistria and Northern Cyprus regardless of their status. This policy is called “engagement without recognition”.

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Argentinian film critic ROGER KOZA will hold a workshop at AGBU Armenia (2/2 Melik Adamyan St). The topic of discussion is “A Certain Glance: A Possible Outline for a Profession — Criticism, Biography & Aesthetics”.

For participating in workshop, please, register here.

The workshop will be held in English with simultaneous translation into Armenian.

Saturday, July 15, 15:00
AGBU Armenia (2/2 Melik-Adamyan Str.)

Entrance is by registration only.


TOM McSORLEY (Film Critic, Canada)
Subject: “Contemporary Canadian Cinema”

Tom McSorley is executive director of the Canadian Film Institute in Ottawa. He also teaches in the Film Studies department at Carleton University, and is CBC Radio One's weekly film critic on the Ottawa Morning program. He has published extensively on Canadian and international cinema, and is the author of Atom Egoyan’s The Adjuster, a book length study of Egoyan's 1991 film.

Friday, July 14, 2017 at 15:00
AGBU Armenia (2/2 Melik-Adamyan Str.)

Free entrance.

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