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Nvard Yerkanian is cultural worker, artist and designer based in Florence, Italy and Yerevan, Armenia. She graduated in Architecture (Yerevan State University of Architecture and Construction). Studied documentary photography at Caucasus Media Institute. In 2009 she engaged in a year-long Art Criticism and Curator… Read More
Nvard Yerkanian is cultural worker, artist and designer based in Florence, Italy and Yerevan, Armenia. She graduated in Architecture (Yerevan State University of Architecture and Construction). Studied documentary photography at Caucasus Media Institute. In 2009 she engaged in a year-long Art Criticism and Curatorial Training School "Job of Exhibition and Cultural Criticism" conducted by AICA-Armenia.
In December 2016 Nvard graduated from The Florence Institute of Design International in Florence, Italy with Masters in Graphic Design.

After working some years in the sphere of urban planning (to note the architectural team of Pierre Rambach on Lovers' Park project), in 2009 Nvard together with Harutyun Alpetyan founded an art space AJZ space, where different projects and art events were implemented in collaboration with artists from Armenia and abroad.

From 2011 to 2015 Nvard was working at Helix Consulting LLC in Yerevan, first on the digitizing project of the collection and archives of National Gallery of Armenia as a photographer, and after finishing the project, Nvard continued her work at Helix as a web, ui/ux designer.
Nvard Yerkanian is co-founder and curator of Generation Y Graphic Design Festival in Florence. Read Less
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