Meet in the Middle

Stations of Migration and Memory Between Art and Film

Tamar Haytayan is a Vancouver-based photographer working from a documentary perspective to capture candid moments of the culture of everyday life. A central theme of several of her projects has been her Armenian heritage and the traumatic effects of the Armenian Genocide on her ancestors and the diaspora.  She has shown at the Armenian Centre for Contemporary Art (Yerevan, Armenia), PhotoHaus Gallery (Vancouver, Canada), Philadelphia Photo Arts Center (Philadelphia, USA), and, most recently, the Women’s Art Show (Vancouver, Canada). she has collaborated with the performance artist and poet Dr. Celeste Snowber (Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada) and currently works at the University of British Columbia.