Armenian art in Lyon: Gareguin Zakoyan
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Armenian art in Lyon: Gareguin Zakoyan

Muscari, a cultural philanthropic foundation which contributes to the valorization and diffusion of Armenian and French cultures, this spring organized exhibitions of two Armenian artists in the Rose Tower in Lyon. A documentary filmmaker Gareguin Zakoyan presented his collages in France for the first time. Exhibition was a great success, impressing the French public with the quality of the presented works


Born in Yerevan in 1947, Gareguin Zakoyan lives and works in Armenia. He is director of documentary, scriptwriter, producer, recognized cinema critic, historian and theorist of cinema. Artistic director of many cinematography festivals and exhibitions. He is also editor and author of monographs. He is founder of National Cinematheque of Armenia.