Qanun Archives Buenos Aires

by Silvina Silvina Der-Meguerditchian

In her screenplay QANUN ARCHIVES, Silvina evokes the live-giving power of music and its ancient instruments, which are capable of surviving wars and genocides with their melodies.

About the author

Born in Buenos Aires (Argentina), Silvina is the artistic director of Houshamadyan, a multimedia memory book about Ottoman-Armenian history. She took part in the Armenian pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale with her work, which was awarded the Golden Lion. In 2022, she received the Falkenrot Prize from Künstlerhaus Bethanien and production funding from the Berlin Senate. She has lived in Berlin since 1988.