Director: Artavazd Peleshian
Armenia, 1975, 29', b&w
Armenian with Turkish subtitles
In his final collaboration with cinematographer Mikhail Vartanov, Artavazd Peleshian films an isolated farming community in its relentless fight against the elements. The farmers herd sheep and work their land all year long. In the spring, they climb into the mountains with their herds, and at the end of the summer they harvest the hay, which falls down in a dusty avalanche of hay bales. In the winter, they make their way through the snow, sheep in tow. This is humanity, trapped in a brutish, but also beautiful reality. With a melodic rhythm of camera, editing and bittersweet classical music, Peleshian and Vartanov raise their film to the level of a true symphony - the symphony of our existence.
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Inspired by the exhibition And Now the Good News, which focusing on the relationship between mass media and art, we prepared horoscope readings based on the chapters of the exhibition. Using the popular astrological language inspired by the effects of the movements of celestial bodies on people, these readings with references to the works in the exhibition make fictional future predictions inspired by the horoscope columns that we read in the newspapers with the desire to receive good news about our day.
Coffee was served with much splendor at the harems of the Ottoman palace and mansions. First, sweets (usually jam) was served on silverware, followed by coffee serving. The coffee jug would be placed in a sitil (brazier), which had three chains on its sides for carrying, had cinders in the middle, and was made of tombac, silver or brass. The sitil had a satin or silk cover embroidered with silver thread, tinsel, sequin or even pearls and diamonds.
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