“Most of all, I wanted to live in a different timeline or time frame that allows me to feel and comprehend, to experience the intense emotional impact of the news and decide how to respond to it, or even come up with a different way of being for myself”
Our exhibition is an open dialogue, a search for a visual language that can express thoughts and feelings in a new and captivating environment for us. An attempt through images to get closer to understanding our place in the world that we rediscover here.
The circumstances that united the artists in Tumanyan shifted the focus of perception from the general to the particular. Verticals and horizontals, latitude and longitude - everything has moved a little from its usual places.
When we, who came to Armenia from the flatland, think about mountains, we imagine them as something rising up, like a vertical. But when you take the liberty of depicting mountains, the horizontal format takes shape by itself. This strange transformation of a vertical image into a lengthwise one is striking.