Portrait - Célia Foussé

Born in 1993 in Abovyan, Armenia.
Based in Paris, France

Garush Melkonyan is a visual artist who works with moving images, installations and sculptures.

His work has been presented internationally in solo exhibitions at Rencontres d’Arles (FR); Jean Claude Maier Galerie, Frankfurt (DE) and Lasecu, Lille (FR), as well as group exhibitions, screenings and festivals in institutions such as National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul (KR); National gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (AUS, 2024); Palais de Tokyo and La Villette, Paris (FR), Peabody Essex Museum, Salem (USA, 2023); Nordenhake Gallery and Centro de Cultura Digital, Mexico City (MX); La Panacée, Montpellier (FR).

Melkonyan was a resident at Lafayette Anticipations and Martell Foundation.

He graduated from the Beaux-Arts de Paris in 2017 and the San Francisco Art Institute in 2016. His diploma exhibition, "The Interview," was awarded the Thaddaeus Ropac Prize.

Solo Exhibitions

The Interview, Atelier Burki, Beaux-Arts de Paris, France


News Broadcast Symphony, cocurators Zoe Kuhn & Pedro Verdin, San Francisco Art Institute, CA, USA

Group Exhibitions

Ubi sunt, solo show, curator Valérie Lefevbre-Boubert, Lasécu, Lille, France

An attempt to map the concept of feeling safe, curator Ruiyu Huang, Amac Projects, Paris, France


Robe à Rob, curator Lauren Coullard, DOC, Paris, France

Nouvelle Collection Paris SS17, curators Belhadjali & Gheerbrant, Paris, France

Floating ON AIR, Nuit Blanche 2016, Paris, France

End(less), cureateur Maureen Bachaus, Museum Romeinse Katakomben, The Netherlands

Fundraiser, curator Conrad Meyers, Aggregate Space Gallery, Oakland, CA, USA


Armenian, French, English, Spanish, Russian