ART CRITICS FROM TURKEY WILL TAKE PART IN THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN YEREVAN

ARMENPRESS
OCTOBER 26, 2012
YEREVAN

YEREVAN, OCTOBER 26, ARMENPRESS. International conference entitled as
"The Strategies of Reducing to Silence (and Asking to Speak)" kicked
off in the American University of Armenia on October 26. Art critics
form different countries will partake in the conference and introduce
creative cooperation lasting several years. As reports "Armenpress"
the initiator of the conference and the head of the foreign affairs
of the project of "Blind Arrangements" organization Nairi Melkonyan
mentioned that this conference is a result of unofficial conversations
and discussions of the participants. The purpose of the conference
is the examination of the lasting effects on the successors of the
Ottoman Empire, as well as the discovery of "remaining" of nations,
places and cultures, which once used to be a part of the various
geography of the Ottoman Empire.

A prominent Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh will also take part in the
conference and make a report regarding the relations between the
Armenian and Indian prisoners of war in the death camps of Syria
in 1816-1918.

Art critic Erden Kosova, living in Istanbul, said: "This is the first
time I visit Armenia. At the conference I will make a report regarding
the main developments of modern art in Turkey."

Scientists, art critics and culture experts form Armenia, Germany,
Greece, Turkey and the United States will take part in the conference.