LILITH MATEVOSYAN

I had left my home early in the morning

 

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Based on memories from my childhood, family archives and photographs I took recently and turned to an autobiographical visual journey to the places that used to be my home. Presented work is a documentary research of the past through the prism of my personal history. The Immigration topic allowed me to go beyond my personal story — it is not only about the history of a particular family, but about the entire generation of people living in the Caucasus after the collapse of the Soviet Union, who were forced to move in search for a better life. My goal is to try to reconnect, find the lost roots and learn about the present while searching for the clues in the past.

Lilith Matevosyan was born in 1989, Tbilisi (Georgia). Studied at Academy of photojournalism and documentary photography «Fotografika» (St.Petersburg). In 2016 began to work on photo projects.Takes part in the group exhibitions in Russia, Germany and Georgia. She works individually focused on long-term projects.

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