Art and Solidarity. The Perspective of the Self-Organization of Art Workers

Art and Solidarity. The Perspective of the Self-Organization of Art Workers (Oct 18, 2012, Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (IDHR)) In the framework of its project “Labour, Artist as a worker, Artist’s Role in the Society” Utopiana presented: Art workers, as all other workers, face exploitation, non-favorable working conditions and environment, violations of their human rights. Creative and art work has its peculiarities in terms of labour relations, considering that (a) in most cases artists are self-employed, (b) art workers aren’t often involved in wide-scale productions,...

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Ruben Arevshatyan. The National and Architecture

The project entitled “A Commentary on the Modern Social Processes in Armenia” attempts to give a new meaning to the term “national” in the framework of a video interview. The series involve 10 interviews with scientists, art critics and civic activists. The pivotal idea, “the national” paradigm, is introduced by the commentators through different topics (from individual liberties to global political and economic processes) and viewpoints (from mere scientific to personal viewpoints). The authors of the project are Arevik Martirosyan and David Stepanyan. The project is the...

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Armen Ohanyan. Motherland and Sport

The project entitled “A Commentary on the Modern Social Processes in Armenia” attempts to give a new meaning to the term “national” in the framework of a video interview. The series involve 10 interviews with scientists, art critics and civic activists. The pivotal idea, “the national” paradigm, is introduced by the commentators through different topics (from individual liberties to global political and economic processes) and viewpoints (from mere scientific to personal viewpoints).  The authors of the project are Arevik Martirosyan and David Stepanyan. The project is the...

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