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Raffi Avanessian

Born 1968, Tehran
Lives in Tehran
Photographer

Exhibitions

2005 Nikol Faridani Gallery, Tehran
2004 Annual Photo Exhibition, Rasht
2003 Museum of Contemporary Art, Isfahan
2002 Iran Photo Museum, Tehran
Iranian Artist Forum, Tehran
2001 Group Exhibition, Ararat Armenian Society, Tehran
2000 Afrand Gallery, Tehran
1998 Group Exhibition, Ararat Armenian Society, Tehran
1997 Group Exhibition, Ararat Armenian Society, Tehran
1995 Group Exhibition, Ararat Armenian Society, Tehran
1994 Iranian Photographer's Center (IPC), Tehran
1993 Iranian Young Cinema Film Festival Society, Rasht
1992 Flowers and Plants in Iranian Works of Art exhibit, Tehran
1991 Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran

Awards

2004 First Prize for Stone Worker series for Competition on 1993 Participation Award, Flowers and Plants in Iranian Works of Art exhibit, Tehran, Iran
1992 Flowers and Plants in Iranian Works of Art exhibit, Tehran, Iran, First Prize
1986 Ararat Club "Religious National Ceremonies", First Prize

Publications

2004 Author of Life... Death... Life: A philosophical view on Armenian Cemetery
Founder and Director of Armenian Association for Photographers (Armenian Photographers of Iran) in Iran, 1995

Organised by the Armenian Institute with Veronica Castro and Dr. Abdollah Guivian, the exhibit will be the highlight of a two-month long series of events, lectures and workshops primarily on Iranian Armenians in Iran and the U.K.

This exhibition has been possible through the generous support of: The Benlian Trust & The St. Sarkis Trust