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Serj Tankian, Atom Egoyan, Arsinée Khanjian, Eric Bogosian, and Eric Esrailian were among the all-star cultural lineup at Creative Armenia Week. Now you can enjoy the inspiring and dynamic discussions below.

Speakers

 
 

         DAY 1  

HOW TO TAKE THE ART WORLD BY STORM

Cultural icons Serj Tankian, Eric Bogosian, Angela Sarafyan, and Eric Esrailian meditate on Armenian identity in the arts, share stories of their early careers and big breaks, and recall their Armenian inspirations.

Moderator

Speakers

ALEC MOUHIBIAN

VP, Creative Armenia 

ERIC ESRAILIAN

Film producer, philanthropist

ERIC BOGOSIAN 

Actor, writer

SERJ TANKIAN

Musician, activist

ANGELA SARAFYAN 

Actress

 
 

          DAY 2  

ARTISTS FOR ARTSAKH

Artsakh’s cultural defenders Nora Martirosyan, Emily Mkrtichian, Lika Zakaryan, and Sevana Tchakerian discuss artistic responsibility in times of war and more in a panel moderated by Carla Garapedian.

Moderator

CARLA GARAPEDIAN
Filmmaker

Speakers

NORA MARTIROSYAN

Filmmaker

EMILY MKRTICHIAN 

Filmmaker

LIKA ZAKARYAN 

Journalist, writer

SEVAK AVANESYAN

Cellist, musician

SEVANA TCHAKERIAN

Musician, educator

 

         DAY 3  

DOUBLE VISION

Power couple Atom Egoyan and Arsinée Khanjian share a glimpse of their love story, film career, artistic mission, and more. 

Moderator

GARIN HOVANNISIAN

Founder, Creative Armenia

Speakers

ATOM EGOYAN

 Filmmaker 

ARSINÉE KHANJIAN 

Actress

         DAY 4  

LIFTING THE CURTAIN

Armenian creators Olivia Katrandjian, Nvard Yerkanian, Nairi Khatchadourian, and Ophelia Harutyunyan share the intricacies of their artistic practice and shed light on their creative challenges.

Moderator

ANUSH TER-KHACHATRYAN 

Director of Programs,

Creative Armenia

Speakers

NVARD

YERKANIAN

Visual artist

NAIRI

KHATCHADOURIAN

Curator

OPHELIA

HARUTYUNYAN

Filmmaker

DIANA

MARKOSIAN  

Photographer

OLIVIA

KATRANDJIAN 

Writer

         DAY 5  

BREAKING INTO HOLLYWOOD

Hollywood gatekeepers Katherine Sarafian, Sev Ohanian, Darren Boghosian, Michael Goorjian, and Tigran Babadjanian walk us through the twists and turns of their career and share the secrets of getting discovered. 

Moderator