Announcement: Azad Archives Presents Online Film Series: 100 Years of Armenian Cinema

Azad Archives, an Armenian alternative platform, is thrilled to announce the launch of an online Armenian film series, Azad Films: 100 Years of Armenian Cinema. Curated by our board member, filmmaker and writer Tatevik Ayvazyan, the series aims to showcase the rich tapestry of Armenian cinema. The online Armenian film series will provide a unique […]

19 July 2023 | Azad Archives

The Colliding Identities and Alternate Worlds of Stephany Sanossian

Walking into the 2022 Armenia Art Fair, I could see that each corner, each artist, and each work of art served a specific purpose and added a personalized touch to the 3-day-event.  Taking place for the third time, the Armenia Art Fair is a social affair that brings together contemporary artists from Armenia and around […]

19 August 2022 | Hena Aposhian

Behind Bride Kidnapping: Interview with Lara Aharonian

This article is Part 3 in a series on Bride Kidnapping. Read Part 1 here, and Part 2 here. In her work at the Women’s Resource Center, Lara Aharonian has seen multiple cases of bride kidnapping. In this interview, Mariam Avagyan talks to Aharonian about the silence around bride kidnapping, the importance of consent, and […]

25 October 2021 | Mariam Avagyan

A Letter to an Old Friend

by Alexa Gris Thinking about you happens often, without my permission, but it happens.  I don’t want to miss you, but sometimes I do. I don’t want to hate you, but most of the time, I do. Ten years later, why do you still take up so much space in my mind after taking what […]

10 October 2021 | Alexa Gris

Could be

By Sargon Yousefian Dezag Tekkie Assimilation as  Erasure.  I’ve spent a good chunk  Of my life not understanding  What happened around me. I was wanted to pass  As something impossible.  Things were thought,  Maybe taught to be,  as circumstantial  To hide oppression.  I was cancelled,  In order to be adjusted.

18 August 2021 | Sargon Yousefian Dezag Tekkie