Bird in Flight Prize ’18 finalist: The Tapestry In My Room
LUCIE KHAHOUTIAN, Armenia
All my projects work in echo and my various series offer a silver lining narrating my background and the story of my country.
Whether I use collage or photography my stories are deeply influenced by magic, religion, and spirituality. In recent works I discuss themes such as dementia, seclusion and traditions.
Involving both my background and elements of my current life, I weave a visual tapestry of my surroundings and aim at offering a complete and subtle visual universe in which occident and orient coexist smoothly. Going back and forth between collage and photography I play with the idea of illustrating the magic or the ungraspable. In an constantly evolving practice I like to renew the tools used to narrate my story.
Every layer of my collages becomes a period of my life, a person met, a language spoken, a place visited or a mood I was in. This collection of images, is a celebration of the most important part of my identity, being a caucasian women.
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