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Vahram Aghasyan
BORN 1974, Yerevan, Armenia

lives and works in Yerevan/Armenia. He has shown internationally in the Tenth International Istanbul Biennial, the Museum Kiasma in Helsinki, First Contemporary Art Biennale Of Thessaloniki. His works had been shown in “Contemporary video art from Armenia” Musee d’art Contemporain, Lyon, he was in the group show “Resistance through art” in the Armenian Pavilion at the 51st Venice Biennale 2005. His last solo exhibition in Armenia “Ghost City” was hosted by the ACCEA - Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art. He recently completed a residency at Kunstlerstatte Schloss Bleckede in germany.


EDUCATION:
1993 -1999 M.F.A. Yerevan Academy of Fine Arts, Yerevan, Armenia
1989-1993 Yerevan College of Arts

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2007 Vahram Aghasyan La maison neyrand, Lyon
2005 "Ghost city" accea, yerevan
1998, “TEXT’ Charly Kchachaturian Galery Yerevan
1996 “Text as a measure of space”Kultur Kontakt, Vienna, Austria

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS/FESTIVALS
2009 “Great expectations” Casino Luxemburg, Luxemburg
2008 Jahresgaben 2008, Halle Fuer Kunst, Luneburg
2008 “Zero Gravity” Center for Contemporary Art, Plovdiv
2008 “Neibourghs in dialogue” Contemporay art museum, Sarajevo
2008 Gyumri international Biennale, Gyumri
2007 “City without a center” Institute of Contemporary Art – Dunaújváros, Hungary
2007 “Story of Automatika” Suburb cultural center, Yerevan
2007 Not Only Possible But Also Necessary: Optimism In The Age Of Global War, 10th International Istanbul Biennial
2007 “Time of storytellers” Museum Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland
2007 “Progressive Nostalgia” centro per l'arte contemporanea LUIGI PECCI - Prato, Italy
2007 “Heterotopias” First Contemporary Art Biennale Of Thessaloniki
2007 “Neighbors in dialogue” Feshane-I Amire,  Istanbul
2007 “Grand Bleu: rêves de la mer entre Erevan, Gyumri et Paris”, Artcore gallery, Paris
2007 Contemporary video art from Armenia, musee d’art contemporain, Lyon
2007 “Regards Projetés – Arménie” Espace apollonian, Strasbourg
2006 Caucasus Biennale, National Children Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia
2006 TRANSFUSION Kunsthalle Palazzo, Bazel
2006  e-flux video rental, pist, Istanbul
2006 plan project / Museum Ludwig, Koln
2006 Transborder_exclusion/inclusion Basement – Ausstellungsraum, vienna
2005 Cine y casi cine. 6ª edición, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid.
2005 Detmold film festival, germany
2005 Venice bienale, armenian pavillion, venice, italy
2005 Oberhausen international short film festival, Oberhausen, Germany
2004 Fourth International Biennale of Giumry, Giumry, Armenia
2004 “Kinoshock” film festival, Anapa, Russia
2003 Adieu Parajanov, Kunsthalle Vienna, Austria
2003 INOUT festival of digital image, Prague Czech republic
2003 The last east european show” museum of modern art, belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
2002 “MIGRATION OF IMAGES” 2001 “UTOPIANA” Hay-art, Yerevan, Armenia
2000 “Festival est.ouest”, Die, France
2000 Second International Biennale of Giumry, Giumry, Armenia
2000 “PARALLEL REALITIES”, Armenian Austrian join exhibition, Hay-art, Yerevan
2000 “PETTY-BOURGEOIS PANIC”, Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art (ACCEA), Yerevan
1999, “CRISIS” ACCEA Yerevan
1999 Three Tendencies, Hay-Art, Yerevan, Armenia
1999 Great Atrophy, Hay-Art, Yerevan, Armenia
1998 Text Landscape, Charlie Khachadourian Gallery, Yerevan, Armenia
1998 “NEVER MIND’ ACCEA, Yerevan
1997 "15-35/97"ACCEA, Yerevan
1996 "POSITION" ACCEA, Yerevan
1996 "Art Festival Dedicated to the Independence of Republic of Armenia" ACCEA, Yerevan 1996 "Work in Progress"ACCEA, Yerevan
1995 "Contemporary Art of Armenia 80-95" Central House of Artists, Moscow
1995 "Question of the Ark" Moscow - Yerevan joint action Museum of Modern Art, Yerevan 1995 "ACT" "Ex - Voto" Center of Art, Yerevan
1994 "69"Central House of Artists, Yerevan
1994 "Yerevan Landscape"Abrahamyan Museum, Yerevan
1994 "P.S.""Arvest" Gallery, Yerevan
1993 "Annual Youth Exhibition"Central House of Artists, Yerevan

RESIDENCY
2008 Kunstlerstatte Schloss Bleckede.
2007 Platform Garanti, Istanbul
2005 OCA, Oslo Norway
1996 Kultur Kontakt, Vienna, Austria

 

   Address: Giulbekyan 42 apt24
                Yerevan, 375033, Armenia
                Email: vahramaghasyan(at)gmail.com
                          vahram_aghasyan(at)yahoo.com
                Tel.:+374(91) 905 789  mob.

 

 

 

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