Meet the Artist


Vartan Avakian

Vartan Avakian is an artist. He studied Architecture and Urban Culture at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and at Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona. He is currently a resident artist at Künstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin. His work has been shown at MAXXI, Rome (2017); SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin (2017); Kunstverein München, Munich (2017); Beirut Art Center, Beirut, (2016); Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw (2015); Sursock Museum, Beirut (2015); and VideoWorks, Beirut (2015). Avakian was awarded the Abraaj Capital Art Prize in 2012.

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