Vahram Aghasyan | the artist




The artist Vahram Aghasyan
Born 1974, Yerevan, Armenia.
Lives and works in Armenia.

Style and technique of the artist: Video,


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"I think the outscirts of all cities are similar to each other"
Bangladesh, 2003 / Aikamme rauniot, 2007
Videostill
Using architecture as a mirror, the Armenian artist Vahram Aghasyan focuses on cultural and historical processes taking place in his homeland. With photos, videos and installations, he predominantly examines architectural structures stemming from the former Soviet Union, which are now relieved of their functionality, in their present socio-political context. His photo series “Ruins of our time” (2007) depicts deserted bus stops built in the 1960s and 70s. With their experimental concrete casting they today appear as rudiments of traffic planning in a no-man’s land…


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