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Remembering Vahé Oshagan (1922- June 30, 2000)

~~Today marks the thirteenth anniversary of the death of the Western Armenian poet and literary critic Vahé Oshagan, perhaps the most radical, innovative poet of his generation. A native of Plovdiv, Bulgaria, an exile who turned the condition into the … Continue reading

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Barely photographs–Ara Oshagan’s transit

From time to time, I post photographs of distant places on my blog.  These are usually images of travel, of discovery taken by friends or friends of friends.  These “photographs” by documentary photographer Ara Oshagan were also taken in passage–to … Continue reading

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Reading “Father Land”, a book of text by Vahé Oshagan and photographs by Ara Oshagan

~~Ara Oshagan is a documentary photographer.  He is also my cousin.  His father, Vahé Oshagan, and my mother, Anahid Oshagan Voskeritchian, are brother and sister.  I must mention our familial tie in the spirit of full disclosure as I am … Continue reading

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