The creation of meaning in relation to art is not simply created by the artist or the curator. In this article, Enlight analyst Marine Khachatryan outlines the important role of the art critic.
The material is published within the framework of a 2021 collaboration between Utblick and the Enlight Public Research Center, an Armenian NGO. We hope you are as excited as us to read all of their articles! Also do not forget to check out their website if you are interested in reading more: https://enlightngo.org/language/en/main-en
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The Role and Status of the Translator: Friedrich Schleiermacher’s Formula
Enlight writer Heghine Aleksanyan dissects the translator’s role in media, highlighting the differences between translating news articles and the more traditional fields of scholarship and arts.
Artificial Intelligence: How It Changes the World
Enlight writer Tatev Ghazaryan analyzes the emerging world of AI – and which countries are taking the biggest strides in developing these technologies.
The Charismatic Leader of Turkey
Enlight writer Anahit Karapetyan explores the charismatic Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the personification of politics in Turkey.
The right to freedom of expression in Turkey
Enlight Studies writer Anahit Karapetyan maps out the laws and logics behind Turkey’s escalating repression of free speech, especially the dissidence against those in power.
Independence between the fear of Scylla and the Charybdis of hope
Gor Madoyan of Enlight Studies offers an important analysis of the history of Armenia, and how it gives insight into the Nagorno-Karabakh Region situation.
“Do not politicize”. Politics as a means and purpose
How do we distinguish the political from the non-political? Carl Schmitt’s concept of the political is a supremely valuable identifier for the understanding of such categories as the state, the sovereignty, and the political system.
Ara Güler: The Eyes of Istanbul Were Closed
Famous faces are not the only thing that makes Ara Güler’s photographs remarkable. The excellence of “The Eye of Istanbul” lay in his way of capturing people with almost childish enthusiasm.
The Perceptions of Political Caricature
Satirical cartoons as complement to political reporting.