Four photos

by Mane Hovhannisyan Issue: Spring/Summer 2021

Mane Hovhannisyan

Mane Hovhannisyan (mɑnɛh ˈhʌvɑnˈiːsˈjæŋ) is an Armenian fine art and conceptual photographer. The preferred topics of her art are the reflection of the state in-between magic and reality, the correspondence of the human body to the natural and urban environment, as well as the discovery of old Soviet architectural leftovers through the means of photography. She's working as a lead photographer for Daily newspaper of Golden Apricot International Film Festival (from 2015). Twice she was a winner of contests of Mirzoyan Photo Library "Old Yerevan'' and "Landscape and Architecture", in which frames her photos were exhibited. She was also honored with the “Multimedia Production Lab Grant” in Tbilisi. In 2020 Barren Magazine dedicated the entire look of its issue No.17 to the cycle “Fabula”. Moreover, some of her images were published in the online magazines Gulf Stream Magazine, Arkana, Apricity Magazine, Wild Roof Journal, The Closed Eye Open, Pretty Owl Poetry and eris & eros. The photographs were published in print for River Styx magazine.

In 2021 the "Blue Sun" photo series was presented on the i-mediatheque of Tbilisi Photography & Multimedia Museum. Furthermore, five images were published as a part of the online exhibition "Dada & Democracy" by the Artdoc photography magazine and "Mind, Body, Spirit" by the J Mane Gallery. One of the images was selected for publication in the print edition of Beyond Words magazine.