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Opening of the Exhibition, Shadi Ghadirian: Retrospective – The Cafesjian Center for the Arts, Yerevan

04 October, 2018 | 22:03

The Cafesjian Center for the Arts (CCA) and Muscari Association Announce the Opening of the Exhibition, Shadi Ghadirian: Retrospective, on October 5, 2018 at 18:00 in Eagle Gallery.

«Qajar» շարքից 1998թ. (© Shadi Ghadirian).

The Cafesjian Center for the Arts and Muscari Association announce the opening of the exhibition, Shadi Ghadirian: Retrospective in Eagle Gallery of the Center, presenting fifty-three works by the famous Iranian photographer. The photographs, in seven series, are shown for the first time in Armenia. Shadi Ghadirian has had exhibitions in Iran, France, Canada, Italy, Belgium, India, USA and in other counties.

From “Like Everyday” series 2000 (© Shadi Ghadirian).

“The exhibition’s special focus reveals the artist’s inner world and outlook, through seemingly simple, yet rather profound, visual commentary”, – said Vahagn Marabyan, the Acting Executive Director of CCA.

The RA Ministry of Culture has sponsored the exhibition catalog.

From “Be Colorful” series 2002(© Shadi Ghadirian).

The public dates for the exhibition are October 6 to December 23, 2018.

The admission is free of charge.

From “Ctrl + Alt + Del” series 2006 (© Shadi Ghadirian).

On October 6, within the scope of the exhibition, the Cafesjian Center for the Arts will organize the following events:

11:00 Photography Master Class by Shadi Ghadirian:

Admission is free, by prior reservation for field professionals.

From “Nil, Nil” series 2008 (© Shadi Ghadirian).

Special Event Auditorium

18:00 Encounters with Art: Shadi Ghadirian: Retrospective Exhibition.  Public meeting with the photographer and curators of the exhibition.

Admission is free.

Eagle Gallery, Special Event Auditorium

 

From “White Square” series 2008 (© Shadi Ghadirian)

 

The Cafesjian Center for the Arts is dedicated to bringing the best of contemporary art to Armenia and presenting the best of Armenian culture to the world. Having celebrated its grand opening in November 2009, CCA continues to exhibit unique works of modern art, offers a wide variety of exhibitions and a diverse program of lectures, films, concerts and numerous educational initiatives for children and adults. The annual visitation of the Cafesjian Center for the Arts exceeds 1,000,000 people.

 

From “Miss Butterfly” series 2011 (© Shadi Ghadirian)

The Muscari association was created by Manoug Pamokdjian in Lyon in January 2016.

Since its creation, Muscari falls within a cultural and philanthropic approach. Leading many projects in Armenia and France, it contributes to the valorisation and diffusion of the Armenian and French cultures, as well as exchanges between Armenia and France.

In these two countries, Muscari strives for education and a better knowledge of peoples, cultures and languages through various cultural events, such as art exhibitions, concerts, film festivals, book edition, etc.


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