ONLINEArmenian Ceramics: How the Art of a Genocide Survivor Changed the Face of Jerusalem

October 28, 2020 Free
(Photo: Sato Moughalian)

The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) and the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University present an iIllustrated lecture with Sato Moughalian, author of “Feast of Ashes: The Life and Art of David Ohannessian.”

All participants will receive a code for 20% off the book during the event. Joining for the Q&A is Marc Mamigonian, director of academic affairs at NAASR.

Sato Moughalian will detail the lineage of her grandfather David Ohannessian’s ceramic tradition, reconstructing her grandfather’s history and legacy in Armenian pottery. She will speak about the process of coming to terms with her family’s past, the ways in which that served as an impetus to excavate and reconstruct her grandfather’s history through archival research and the importance of preserving the stories of peoples displaced through migration. Since 2007, Moughalian has traveled to Turkey, England, Israel, Palestine and France to uncover her grandfather’s traces and has published articles and given talks on the genesis of Jerusalem’s Armenian ceramic art.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

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