27 04 2007 - Voices A Film by Apo Torosyan
| In memory of the victims and in tribute to the survivors of the Armenian Genocide, NAASR will present a screening of artist and filmmaker Apo Torosyan’s
latest project, Voices, a 40-minute documentary. Following the screening Torosyan will discuss the film and answer questions.
Voices includes interviews with three Armenian
survivors and one Greek survivor of the expulsion and
annihilation of the Armenian, Greek, and Assyrian
communities of Asia Minor. The interviews were
conducted in 2006 with 106-year-old Yeghsapet
Giragosian, 94-year-old Luther Eskijian, 105-year-old
Hovhannes Madzharyan, and 88-year-old Sossos
Apo Torosyan was born in Istanbul, Turkey, to
Armenian and Greek parents. He holds Bachelor’s
and Master’s degrees from Istanbul’s Academy of
Fine Arts. His previous films include Water, The Gates, Witnesses, and Discovering My Father’s Village: Edincik. He is an active member of the Boston Printmakers and the International Association of Genocide Scholars.
Torosyan has had many solo and group art shows all
over the U.S. and Europe, and his work has appeared
in private and corporate collections in Turkey, Greece, Spain, France, Armenia, Canada, and the U.S. One of his works, “My Father’s Letter,” 1991, was selected by the Museum of Modern Art at Tonneins, Bordeaux, France, for its permanent collection. His “Bread Series” is also in the permanent collection of the Armenian Library and Museum of America in
Watertown, MA, and the Flaten Art Museum in
April 25, 2007
395 Concord Ave.
The NAASR Bookstore will open at 7:30 p.m.
Many new titles and all of Apo Torosyan’s DVDs will be
available for purchase.
* Parking is available around the NAASR building
and in adjacent areas on Concord Avenue.
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