Baghramyan Soundscapes on the Map – sound art workshop by Katharina Stadler

Utopiana.am cultural-creative organization www.utopiana.am is inviting the emerging artists working in audiovisual media, students and those who simply love to work with sound to participate in Baghramyan Soundscapes on the Map, Katharina Stadler’s sound art workshop organized in the frame of the EU project SPACES* and in cooperation with [NɛST] community center and artist residency of ICA Yerevan.

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“Public Addresses” research project by Karin Grigoryan

The question of public spaces is day by day becoming more acute in the major cities of Armenia. Official maps, plans and projects show another perspective, while in reality the public and green areas of the cities are subject to crude privatization. The research project Public Addresses focuses on the parks of Gyumri which were created in the 80s during the Soviet period and, as a result of the Spitak earthquake, have been turned into townships with tin houses, changing their significance not only out of necessity, but also ideologically. The deep political and economical crisis in Armenia,...

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ACTV at Gyumri Biennial

Utopiana.am launched ACTV- a new online television project- which aims to use art as a tool to study, analyze, present and take part in current social-political processes and to become an alternative platform for the development of these processes. www.actv.am For this purpose, ACTV has created 4 main platforms: Exploring the Public Space, Conversation, Modern Spaces, Anti-advertising and Men , with the help of which it will be develop its future activities. Several of these platforms will be presented at the Biennial.   Exploring the Public Space by Davit Stepanyan Today we become the...

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Open Invitation

2012-ին Ուտոպիանա մշակութային-ստեղծագործական ՀԿ-ն հանդես է գալիս քաղաքային բնակչության համար հարմարեցված հանրամատչելի տարածքների ստեղծման Տրանսֆորմեր նախաձեռնությամբ: Նախաձեռնության նպատակն է՝ վերարժեւորել եւ վերաիմաստավորել հանրային տարածքի հասկացությունը ֆիզիկական, տեսական եւ վիրտուալ ձեւաչափերում:

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LIKE THAT: GREEN & BLACK

Within the 8th International Gyumri Biennale and SPACES ( Sustainable Public Areas for Culture in Eastern Countries) project Utopiana presents, Like that: Green & Black This project will include performances, discussions and an exhibition of diverse works by Gyumri’s and Yerevan’s contemporary artists.

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Take the Square & Spatial Occupations – presentations by Oliver Ressler

Within the 8th International Gyumri Biennale and the SPACES (Sustainable Public Areas for Culture in Eastern Countries) project, Utopiana.am presented Oliver Ressler’ Take the Square & Spatial Occupations projects.   Take the Square Presentation 15 September, 2012, Gyumri style Gallery Over the past decade, Oliver Ressler has developed a body of work related to the alter-globalization movement. In his talk, Ressler presented his most recent work on the latest social movements, the 3-channel video installation “Take The Square”. The project focuses on the movements of the...

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