Creative Armenia-AGBU Fellows 2020

Meet the six powerful artists who are pushing the boundaries of Armenia's cultural future. 
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2020 FELLOWS  

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ZELA MARGOSSIAN

Music

Composer and jazz pianist Zela Margossian was born in Beirut and now takes the ethno-jazz scene by storm in Australia and worldwide. 

VAHAGN KHACHATRYAN

Film

Yerevan-based filmmaker Vahagn Khachatryan pushes the boundaries of Armenian cinema through his unique 

visual language and storytelling.

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TSOLAK MKLE-GALSTYAN

Theatre  

Yerevan-based choreographer and the artistic director of MIHR Theatre Tsolak Mlke-Galstyan is a pioneering performance artist in Armenia. 

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ALEXANDR IRADYAN

Music

Conductor and composer Alexandr Iradyan is based in Berlin, where he is a cutting-edge experimental force in classical music. 

NVARD YERKANIAN

Visual arts 

Florence-based graphic artist and curator Nvard Yerkanian is celebrated for her signature works that present architectural glories to the world. 

ARMEN BAZARIAN

Music

Toronto-based composer and songwriter Armen Bazarian's music is celebrated in critically-acclaimed films and on various stages worldwide. 

Capturer of 

still beauty

Vahagn Khachatryan's cinematic eye.

Exuberant

musical mind

Zela Margossian's rich ethno-jazz rhythms.

How did the Fellowships start?

Two partner organizations came together to discover and champion the most brilliant emerging minds of our culture. 

Creative Armenia-AGBU Fellowships 2019

Take a journey through the 2019 term of Creative Armenia-AGBU Fellowships program.