Artist Talk Hrair Sarkissian x Todd Reisz

Sarkissian reveals the muted wounds behind conflict. Want to hear how he does this? Then be sure to attend the artist talk on May 7!

Hrair Sarkissian brings invisible stories and contested histories to the surface. How does he do it? And why is this so important to him and many others? Find out more about his work and upcoming projects in this Artist Talk with , architect and co-author of the monography written about Sarkissian’s work.


Hrair Sarkissian and Todd Reisz went on a research trip to Turkey last month to uncover the background of Sakissian’s grandmother, who originally came from the Mush region in Eastern Turkey. They will be discussing their experiences and what they discovered during this trip. Hrair Sarkissian will also document this research into his ancestry in a new film he is producing. 

This Artist Talk is part of the exhibition The Other Side of Silence, on view until May 14 in Bonnefanten.


Sunday May 7, 2023


14:00 - 15:00




Free entry upon showing a valid entry ticket

Main image: Left artist Hrair Sarkissian, right dr. Omar Kholeif during the Artist Talk at the opening of the exhibition on November 27 2022. Photo: Manor Lux


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