Kevork Mourad in Conversation with Helen Makhdoumian
600 South Gregory, Urbana
Please join us for a conversation in honor of Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day with artist Kevork Mourad in conversation with Helen Makdoumian. Reception to follow.
This visit is generously sponsored by the Center for Advanced Study, European Union Center through support from the US Department of Education’s Title VI NRC Program, The Center for Global Studies through support from the US Department of Education’s Title VI NRC Program, The Spurlock Museum, and the Initiative in Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies
Kevork Mourad was born in Syria, studied art in Yerevan, Armenia, and now lives in Brooklyn. His intensely evocative, beautiful work explores migration, memory, and place; trauma, community, and isolation. He collaborates with dancers, musicians, and other visual artists to create stunning multimedia projects which he has exhibited around the world.
Helen Makhdoumian earned her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois and is currently a Promise Armenian Institute Postdoctoral Fellow. She also served as the Manoogian Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Michigan.