On May 19, 2022, Diana Markosian will visit FOMU for an exclusive Artist Talk, moderated by Fiona Rogers. With her exhibition Santa Barbara, currently on show at FOMU, Markosian tells the story of her family, and how they immigrated to America. Using film, still and archival images, Markosian explores the profound sacrifice made by her mother in pursuit of the American dream.
Diana Markosian is an American artist of Armenian descent. She takes an intimate approach to her photography and video storytelling, in work that is both conceptual and documentary. Her projects have taken her to some of the remotest corners of the world, and have been featured in The New Yorker, Vanity Fair and Vogue Magazine.
The exhibition Diana Markosian - Santa Barbara is exceptionally open until 8 pm and Markosian will stay for a book signing session.
Diana Markosian – Santa Barbara was first exhibited at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, followed by the International Center of Photography (New York) in collaboration with FOMU (Antwerp) and Les filles du calvaire (Paris).
7 pm – 8 pm: exhibition is open
8 pm – 9.15 pm: Artist Talk Diana Markosian + Q&A
9.15 pm - 9.45 pm: Book signing by Diana Markosian
This Artist Talk will be held in English. Places are limited, be sure to book your tickets in time: Info & tickets
Artists: Diana Markosian