Haig Aivazian makes work about history. In that sense, he’s following in the footsteps of other historically minded artists to have emerged from Lebanon in the past few decades – artists such as Walid Raad and Akram Zaatari, who have gained international recognition for works that deal with the recent political and social narratives of the country. Yet Aivazian has a quite different focus from this older generation (he was born in 1980). For all that his work explores aspects of…
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