KAREN MIRZOYAN: “Small Surprise” by mirzOyan

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August 16, 2010

Photo-documentalist who deals with local social issues in different regions suchas Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, Abkhasia, South Ossetia, Kosovo and the Yezidicommunities in Armenia, Turkey, Iran etc. He looks for new forms of documentationusing different media. That’s why it’s easy to notice how he can perfectlyharmonize his interest in social issues with ever present aesthetic componentwhich sometimes refers to art photography.Small Surprise by mirzOyan was Karen’s first solo exhibition. There were 24photo stories, 570 photos taken in different periods from 2006 to 2010. The mainidea was to share photos amongst friends, thus their – 1euro each.


photos by lucie abdalian, tsovinar vicky kalents and nvard yerkanian

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