Tag: memory

July 1, 2024
Remember the Future

Remember the Future

Does “Never Forget” mean “Remember All the Time”? In her next piece for “Unleashed”, Sheila Paylan challenges the collective, as well as personal and constant state of “Never Forget” and looks into maintaining a balance between remembering and letting go for a healthier outlook that helps us move onwards and upwards.

March 8, 2023
Memory and Literature

Memory and Literature

Literature’s contours are often greatly defined by catastrophic events such as war, genocide and exile. While academic accounts tend to focus on the detached analytical overview, the Arts reflect the more emotionally engaged personal and subjective reactions to historical upheaval.

March 3, 2023
Remember “Yerevan”

Remember “Yerevan”

Yerevan had her novel, it was simply forgotten, removed from our memory. Contemporary prose shed light on the darkness of oblivion and helped us remember “Yerevan”, writes Tigran Amiryan.

July 25, 2021
Meghri: A Fuselage of Memory

Meghri: A Fuselage of Memory

There is a Facebook group of Meghri natives that is more active than the official pages of many institutions. It is, however, also isolated, living a separate life, disconnected from the rest of the digital world just like the actual city.

September 1, 2020
Heritage and the Contemporary

Heritage and the Contemporary

When emphasizing the preservation of historic structures and their integration into unban life, we should keep in mind that heritage should not be perceived as only architectural heritage and we should not think that it is only the physical heritage that is endangered.

August 25, 2018

The Aesthetics of Politics and Yerevan’s Statues

If we look at how many monuments have been erected in Yerevan and how many were dismantled, we’ll have an extensive overview of the political currents and ideological tendencies that swept through the country since independence. As per the list provided by Yerevan Municipality, 51 statues and busts were erected in Yerevan since 1991.