Archival inkjet print
137.5 x 110 cm
Courtesy Kalfayan Galleries, Athens/Thessaloniki
The Armenian Pavilion won the Golden Lion at the 56th Biennale di Venezia for forming a pavilion based on a people in diaspora, each artist engaging their specific locality as well as their heritage. The pavilion took the form of a palimpsest, with contemporary positions inserted into a site of historic preservation. In a year that witnesses a significant milestone for the Armenian people, this pavilion marks the resilience of trans-cultural confluence and exchanges.