Nazik Armenakian

Biography

Nazik Armenakyan

Photojournalist since 2002: three years with Armenpress news agency, photojournalist and photo editor with Yerevan magazine and at Forum
magazine.

Freelance work for Agence France Presse
(AFP) and Reuters.

Currently a photojournalist with ArmeniaNow.com.

From 2004-05, completed photojournalism course organized by the Caucasus Institute and World Press Photo.

From 2007, began first long-term photo project, called “Survivors”.
The project features portraits of survivors of the 1915 Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Turkey.

In April 2009, had a solo exhibit in Yerevan featuring the Survivors project, and in November that same year, won the Grand Prix award and first place in the “People and Faces” category in the Karl Bulla International Photo Contest in Russia, and third place in the Portraits/Stories category in the Photojournalism Development Fund contest.