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Haig Aivazian
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Haig Aivazian (1980, LB) is an artist living in Beirut. Working across a range of media and modes of address, he delves into the ways in which power embeds, affects, and moves people, objects, animals, landscape, and architecture. Aivazian explores apparatuses of control and organization in sports, museums, the office, music and anywhere else they may be at work.

He is a Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture alumnus and has received an MFA from Northwestern University, Evanston, US, and a BFA from Concordia University, Montréal, Canada. From 2020 to 2022, Aivazian was Artistic Director of Beirut Art Center (BAC) where he was founding editor of, among several other projects he initiated.


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