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A Rags to Rubbles Fairy Tale

A Rags to Rubbles Fairy Tale

A RAGS TO ROUBLES FAIRY TALE WRITER AND AMBASSADOR'S WIFE NOUNEH SARKISSIAN ON HER JOURNEY FROM SOVIET ARMENIA TO CHELSEANouneh at her home in London’s ChelseaBy Charlotte Pearson Methven for Daily Mail YOU Magazine, Sunday, 16 October 2016 Writer and ambassador’s wife NOUNEH SARKISSIAN’s life in privileged Chelsea is a far cry from her upbringing in Soviet Armenia. She tells Charlotte Pearson Methven about the unexpected benefit of communism: creativityI am sitting in a sumptuous drawing room overlooking the Thames, enjoying watermelon slices and cherries from a silver salver. My hostess,...

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Black and White  & Something Else

Black and White & Something Else

Black and White & Something ElseEverard Read Gallery30 January – 17 February 2018 ‘The creative process gives me happiness and satisfaction […] I sign my name with the spiral, a symbol for eternity. Life is eternal, and yet we are in this world to do something; to give birth to composition.’ –Nouneh SarkissianBlack and White & Something Else represents a series of eight compositions of ink on paper, each portraying a unique abstract narrative by emerging artist and celebrated author Nouneh Sarkissian. Bordering on the verges of conceptual, representational and psychological pictorial...

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Tales of Enchantment

Tales of Enchantment

Tales of EnchanmentBy Kate Hawthorne Nouneh Sarkissian is Armenian by birth. Her mother was a teacher and her father a journalist. Nouneh “who was brought up in a book”, has written 13 books for children, is a mother and grandmother, a supporter and author of works of arts and culture, and an artist herself. Her upbringing in a strict communist regime did little to inhibit her love of words. Visits to concerts were gifted to schools by the state so children were  able to access opera, music and the theatre throughout their early education. They were brought up to appreciate Culture and to...

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