Culture


Themes in Yerevanian Visual Art over the 20th Century

Why do artists continue to refer to Yerevan's images of Yerevan for inspiration? What were they looking for at the beginning of the 20th century and what are they looking for now? Furthermore, what valuable themes recur in these works? Our writers consulted some of Yerevan's most knowledgeable art critics for answers.

23/10/2014, 12:53

Taxis Gone Wild

Lately the absurdity of taxi names in Armenia has caught significant attention. Everyday new cab services pop up in the streets of Yerevan, and we’re happy to report that the names splayed across vehicles in outdated fonts, are as quirky as ever.

22/10/2014, 15:09

Bringing Yerevan's Buildings to Life

Hoping for a bright entry into a new era of optimism in Yerevan, ImYerevan implements street art projects to decorate entrances to the city's buildings.

06/10/2014, 15:53

Curating the Past to Create a More Hopeful Future

Curating a city’s history is no small feat in any city. Yerevan’s History Museum demonstrates to ImYerevan.com how it plans to present the city’s past to current generations with an eye on its future.

19/09/2014, 21:44

ImYerevan's Photo Shoot with Actor Ken Davitian

Borat co-star Ken Davitian visits Yerevan in July of 2014 and poses with the city's monuments.

15/09/2014, 16:06

Surreal pictures

This Armenian Photographer Made A Breathtaking Observation About The Human Eye.

27/08/2014, 02:47

AramMP3: What it Means to be 'Yerevantsi'

A medical professional by day and showman-singer-comedian by night, AramMP3 has a tough schedule. Yet while he may not have time to stroll down the city streets often, in this interview, he talks to ImYerevan.com about his childhood and hopes to for the city's future direction.

22/08/2014, 17:53

Mapping Memories: A Creative Project in Yerevan

Mapping Memories aims to gather the major urban and architectural modifications through storytellings and narratives of the inhabitants to elaborate a subjective spatiotemporal map of a post-Soviet cities.

15/07/2014, 17:17

Documentary Film Screening in Yerevan: An Italian's Travels Armenia

Italian artist Bruno Bruni is in Armenia again, this time to be present at the premiere of a documentary film dedicated to his exhibition.

11/06/2014, 14:09

Jazz Improvisations in Time and Space

The majestic low baritone of Willis Conover followed by the equally wonderful singing of other great jazz musicians. It was “The Jazz Hour” on the radio. Unexpectedly, a mature and velvety voice of a girl joined in, a voice resembling that of the immortal ladies of jazz: Ella, Sarah, and Billy. It was the voice of Tatevik.

12/08/2013, 15:18