Aram Atamian is a US born diasporan Armenian artist and educator living and working in Chicago and Yerevan. His art practice spans live performance, installation and lens-based media. Atamian has exhibited internationally in Italy at the 57th Venice Biennale (Arts and Globalization Pavilion) and Tethys Gallery; in Armenia at HAYP, The Institute of Contemporary Art, and NPAK; in Turkey at Çiplak Ayaklar and METU; in Chicago at the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Gray Center at the University of Chicago, Links Hall, Extase, Ohklahomo!, and Mana Contemporary; and in New York at The Maysles Film Institute, Chashama, PIMA at Brooklyn College, and GEARY Contemporary.
Aram currently teaches photography and performance at Chicago Public Schools, and has taught at SAIC and the Lion’s Jaw Festival at M.I.T. He has been a resident artist at the ICA Yerevan, Ox-Bow, ACRE, and High Concept Labs among others.He holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
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