In 2018, the Armenian people were swept up in a nationwide movement that would come to be known as the Velvet Revolution. Photojournalist Eric Grigorian took thousands of photos, documenting and capturing images of ordinary people who came together to achieve the extraordinary. Through his own words, Grigorian tells the story of the revolution and the moments in-between.
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Eric Grigorian has worked as a photojournalist since 2000, documenting everything from conflict zones to politics to celebrities to natural disasters. After a long period of living and working in Los Angeles, Eric moved to Yerevan, Armenia where he is currently based. Eric also teaches visual storytelling and photography. In 2003, he was recognized with the World Press Photo award.