All Melik Ohanian's work explores the means, supports and allegorical power of the images, reverting constantly to several subjects: desert areas, the working class world, the end of revolutionary utopias and social, historical, and scientific facts.Read More
His work has appeared in numerous museums and international exhibitions, including: Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (2016); CRAC Languedoc-Roussillon, Sète, France (2014); Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, U.S.A (2013); Mumbai Art Room, Mumbai, India (2012); Matucana 100, Santiago, Chile (2008); CCA Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu, Japan (2007); South London Gallery, Londres, United Kingdom (2006); De Appel, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2006); IAC, Villeurbanne, France (2006); PERFORMA 05, New York, U.S.A (2005); Yvon Lambert Gallery, New York, U.S.A (2004); The Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, U.S.A (2003); Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France (2002).
Selected biennales include the Lyon Biennale (2017/2005); Sydney Biennale (2016/2004); Venice Biennale (2015/2007); Sharjah Biennale (2011); Gwangju Biennale (2006); Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art (2004); Sao Paulo Biennal (2004).
Melik Ohanian is the recipient of the several prizes: Golden Lion for the Best National Pavilion (Armenia), 56th Venice Biennale (2015); Marcel Duchamp Award, France (2015); CCA, Kitakyushu, Japan (2007); Art Pace, San Antonio, USA (2005); Villa Medici, Rome, Italy (2003).
Text courtesy Galerie Chantal Crousel.
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