Editor's Note: The following is a story by EVN Report. It first appeared on their webpage and is republished with their permission
Who is Eric Grigorian?
Eric Grigorian has worked as a photojournalist since 2000, documenting everything from conflict zones to politics to celebrities to natural disasters. After a long period of living and working in Los Angeles, Eric moved to Yerevan, Armenia where he is currently based. Eric also teaches visual storytelling and photography. In 2003, he was recognized with the World Press Photo award.
Portraits of Memory - Aram Manukyan
Portraits of Memory - Harutyun Marutyan
Portraits of Memory: Gyumri
This year marks not only the 30th anniversary of the earthquake, but also the 30th anniversary of the start of the Karabakh Movement. Before the Velvet Revolution, EVN Report traveled to Gyumri to talk to the people there about their memories, concerns and dreams for the future. These are the voices of the participants of the 1988 Movement from Gyumri.
Introspective Armenia: Portraits of Memory
Dedicated to the 30th Anniversary of the Karabakh Movement
The 1988 Karabakh Movement brought about a period of intense and sweeping changes and the people of Armenia were leading the charge.