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Artists for Artsakh

Artists for Artsakh is a creative fund for filmmakers, photographers, writers, and artists who are creating works that bring attention to Artsakh and its people. Applications are now closed. 




Artists about Artsakh


“We will win with
our culture” 

Our interview with the music icon Serj Tankian and listen to his song dedicated to Artsakh. 


Making an Unknown Story Universal 


filmmaker brings Artsakh

to the world screen


The Broken

Voice of Art

Jivan Avetisyan, an award-winning director, speaks about the role of art during war


44 Days: Diary From An Invisible War

On September 27, 2020, when war besieged 

the Republic of Artsakh (Karabakh), writer and photographer Lika Zarkaryan headed to her bunker. And began to write. Don't miss this definitive collection of her thoughts, images, and dreams.

Concert for Peace


Rock for Artsakh

25 iconic musicians. Two and a half hours of stunning performance. More than $6M raised for Artsakh. Enjoy some of the many wonderful moments from this historic event, brought to you by Creative Armenia, ONEArmenia, AGBU, and Armenia Fund. 

Grant recipients

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Kamee Abrahamian

A multidisciplinary artist from Canada, for the creation of an AR installation, based on the viral street-art that raised awareness about the Artsakh war.
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Narek Aleksanyan

A photographer from Armenia, for his capturing of the life and lore of Artsakh.  

Anush Ghukasyan

 A visual artist from Armenia, for the creation of a captivating installation piece that challenges the notions of boundaries, war, and peace.

Vahe Terteryan

A filmmaker from Armenia, for a powerful short documentary film about the children of Artsakh. 

Valeri Ghazaryan

A rapper and musician from Artsakh, for the creation of a rhythmic fusion of rap and dripping sounds of violin, in collaboration with violinist and fellow Artsakh native Grandma Kima. 

Oksana Mirzoyan

A filmmaker based in the US, for her film Abysm about Artsakh that will bring international attention to the human narrative of war.

Bars Media

A documentary studio for a documentary film shot on the frontlines of the Artsakh war.  

Ruben Malayan

A visual artist for traveling to Shushi to create a “We Will Win" mural in his iconic calligraphy. 

Lika Zakaryan 

A writer and photojournalist from Artsakh, for documenting the lives of residents of Artsakh in a book. 

Voices from Artsakh


Leonid Hurunts

Published in Russian and Armenian, Leonid Hurunts was the son of Karabakh who became the voice of Karabakh. 
Read the master's powerful short story about the eternal land that is Artsakh. 

Why did we launch

Artists for Artsakh?

On September 27, Azerbaijan launched a large-scale attack on Artsakh and its civilian population. Creative Armenia's announced its #ArtistsForArtsakh grants to empower filmmakers, photographers, writers, and other artists to help tell the story of Artsakh and its people to the world.
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