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TaguhiTorosyanArmeniaB. A. in Oriental Studies, Yerevan State UniversityThe Culture and Lifestyle of Settlers and Nomads in the Period of Zoroaster Of Hybrid Cabbages and Cyborg Kings: Archive as an Oyster Shell
artist and curator, currently exploring the margins of digital poetry, sound, performance, intersectoinality and hybrid art.
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Taguhi
Torosyan
Female
Armenia
Denmark
English, Persian, French, Armenian, Russian
MediaAC 3 2017-2019
Academic career

Taguhi Torosyan is an art worker from Yerevan, Armenia. In 2012-2017 she has curated Nest Artists Residency and Community Center program at ICA Yerevan. In 2015-2017 she has been a visiting professor at the Department of Art History, Theory and Management at YSITC. As an artist and curator, she has shown in Armenia and internationally at Aalborg University Copenhagen, Schwankhalle Bremen, LOFFT Leipzig, seas x festival in Batumi, Center of Contemporary Art, Tbilisi, and Armenian Center for Contemporary and Experimental Art in Yerevan. 

Workshops 

Media art. seas x festival, Batumi Georgia, 2010. participant
leaders:
Cristina David / RO
Anne Lise Stenseth / NO
Venelin Shurelov / BG

Filmmaking. Golden Apricot Cinema Masterschool, 2007-2008. participant
Leaders:
Atom Egoyan / CA
Abbas Kiarostami / IR

Black Sea Academy of Arts and Cultural Management non-degree program. Istanbul Bilgi University, 2010. participant


Postgraduate Studies

Critical and Curatorial Studies School postgraduate program. AICA-Armenia, Yerevan, 2009-2010. graduate  

Arts Management Training non-degree program. HIGH FEST Performing Arts Festival, Yerevan, 2006-2007. graduate 

Passionate about cinema and performance, I have initially had a privelege to work at major theatre and film festivals in Armenia, including the Golden Apricot IFF and HIGH FEST Performing Arts Festival in 2005-2009. I have also briefly collaborated with the National Cinema Center of Armenia in 2011-2012; as a program officer of International cooperation depratment I have coordinated the Armenian pavillion at Marché du Film, Cannes Film Festival in 2011. After leaving NCCA, my activities have focused on independent curatorial  projects and art practice, as well as the design of community -based events and art projects at Nest AiR and Community Center of ICA Yerevan. In 2016-2017 I have also collaborated with PicsArt, Inc. an Armenian Photo Editor Studio startup app, as a curator of actionable explore, an app section formed with user content. My main tasks have included assisting the AI image recognition and analysis  training. 

B. A. in Oriental Studies, Yerevan State University
The Culture and Lifestyle of Settlers and Nomads in the Period of Zoroaster
M. A. in Oriental Studies / Iranian Ethnic-Linguistic Communities
PhD study
research-based artistic practice
Media Arts Cultures related activities
RE:TRACE – 7th International Conference for. Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology 2017 ; EVA-Copenhagen / Politics of the Machines: Art and After 2018
Machine Dialects, Aalborg University Copenhagen 2018
Of Hybrid Cabbages and Cyborg Kings: Archive as an Oyster Shell
apexart fellowship, NYC