Rotor, Graz: Mher Azatyan- Untitled

Mher Azatyan 
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Opening of the exhibition: Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 6:30 p.m.
with City Councillor Michael Grossmann
Location: Fotogalerie in Graz town hall

Capitalism comes dictating its own laws: life forces man to join a frenzied race, and if he is incapable of competing in it or just not cynical enough, he is thwarted by catastrophe. We are receding ever farther from familiar social constructs, the number of failed hopes multiplies, exhaustion and disappointment mount up… 

My works are about ordinary existence, everyday life. In my photographs I try to convey a basic level of the everyday that everyone shares, no matter how different people may be in their hopes and their loneliness. My texts are minimal statements, striving to capture the quintessence of everyday speech, and consequently these statements are universal.

Mher Azatyan 

Opening: September 19, 2012, 6:30 p.m.
Duration : 20.9.-3.10.2012

Location: Fotogalerie in Graz town hall
Landhausgasse 2, 1. floor
8010 Graz

Opening hours: MO – FR 8am – 6 pm, 
Closed on Sundays and bank holidays
Free entrance! 

In the frame of the artist-in-residence exchange programme BLACK SEA CALLING, the Armenian artist Mher Azatyan spends one month in Graz. Mher Azatyan lives and works in Yerevan, Armenia.

BLACK SEA CALLING is a project by < rotor > and the Department for Cultural Politics of the Austrian Ministry for European and International Affairs.

In cooperation with:
Cultural City Network Graz
Suburb Cultural Center Yerevan

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