1952 - Born on November 7, in Yerevan, Armenia
Lives and works in Yerevan, Armenia.

1985 - Graduated from the PIY, the Art and Culture department
1985 - 1987 - Head of the department of exposition of the Yerevan Museum of Modern Art
1988 - Member of the Union of Artists of USSR (Armenia)
1987-1996 - Art editor of “Garun” art magazine
1996 -2001 - Artistic director of AR TV Company
2003 - 2017- Artistic director of art school at “Mkhitar Sebastatsi” Educational Complex

Works: Performance, Action

1972 - Performance: Heading an army troops on the 1st of May: Photo with Suren Navasardyan, Gagik Harutunyan
1974 - Physical testing of “Grigor Khachatryan” award: Photo with Ashot Hovhannisyan
1975 - Funerals in the institute
1980 - Solemn opening of a WC in the institute Since
1990 - Awarding of “Grigor Khachatryan” award
1990 - “Jan Gilan’s price dropping”. Unprofitable resale of tickets
1990 -”Arates”: gathering of population’s pee in the basket of ANM
1990 - Yerevan, peeing from a bridge over the river Getar with Armen Davtyan, Vahagn Atabekyan and Tigran Paskevichyan reading by heart Apoliner’s “Marabou’s Bridge”
1990 - Nude walking 1996 - Self-suggestion as a candidate on the post of the president of Republic of Armenia, interviews in the square of the internal and external political platform
1998 - Paris, peeing from the Marabou’s Bridge with Vahagn Atabekyan and Vahram Sahakyan, reading by heart Apoliner’s“Marabou’s Bridge”
2003 - Speech in Writer’s street, Rencontres Utopiennes / I`environnement du corps...genetiguement modifiable, Yerevan–Geneve

Exhibitions


1976-1980(?) - "Seven Artists", Modern Art Museum, Yerevan, Armenia
1976-1980(?) - Open-air youth exhibition, Saryan park, Yerevan, Armenia
1984 - International Poster Competition, Moscow, 3-rd prize
1988 - Biennial, Brno
1990 - MANIFEST, “Exhibition OF A Single Work”, Union of Artists, Yerevan
1993 - “Armenian Culture Days”, Vienna / Vienculture, graphics
1993 - ”Object #1” / 2 mirrors facing each other and situated in 5mm distance
1994 - ”Armenian Cultural Days” / Bochum, Germany
1994 - ”Pacific” / 3-rd floor, Yerevan
1994 - ”Play House: enter from inside” /EX-VOTO, Yerevan
1994 - From my personal collection of my undrawn paintings, I’ll show you / a clean sheet of canvas, 100x80, CCEA, Yerevan
1995 -”The modern art of Armenia”, Moscow, Russia
1994 -”I’m not a chair; I’m a contemporary of Grigor Khachatryan” Norayr Ayvazyan. “If I remain silent the chairs will make noise” G.K.: -“TEXT” Yerevan
1995 - The Question of the Ark / The exhibition of the artists of Moscow and Yerevan, ACCEA, Yerevan
1996 -”Subject-Object” / fenced territory chosen by Grigor Khachatryan/ “E” Art Festival, ACCEA, Yerevan 1996 - ”There are things that don’t depend on me” / a pipe of a vacuum cleaner from the ceiling, CCEA, Yerevan
1999 - Closed City / HAI-ART, Yerevan
1999 - Avangard art / ACCEA, Yerevan /
1999 -”Great Atrophy” international exhibition
1999 -Fanatics of body and mind /ACCEA, Yerevan /
1999 - Tree tendencies, HI – ART, Yerevan Armenia
2001 - The World is You, Summer Art Festival, Vien
2001 -Parallel reality is You
2001 - Beyond icons / National Museum of Armenia
2001 - Utopiana,
2003 - “Adieu Parajanov” Contemporary Art from Armenia
2002 - Affirmative, ACCEA, Yerevan
2003 - UTOPIANA, Rencontres Utopiennes, vill de jeneve,erevan - Thierry Fontaine HURLOIR, EREVAN ( ARMENNIE), performances sonores
2006 - Alternative vision, Vienna, Austria
2006 - Art without Borders, ACCEA. Yerevan, Armenia
2007 - Centre d`art contemporarain de Qumiper
2007 - Yerevan Crisis, ACCEA. Yerevan, Armenia
1996-2001 -”City” movie series in AR TV Company City is the root of politics, politeness, citizenship, civilization. Videotape is a mirror memory. Mirror – realization, see – “Meduza Gorgona” “City - culture” – exhibitions, concerts, films, videotapes, video-art “outdoor” nature movie series
2008 - The national centre on planning accidents, Yerevan, Armenia
2011 - Venice 54 Biennale Armenian pavilion/the Official meetings/
2012 -Es geht um die welt. INTERNATIONAL PLAKATE ZU. DKW.Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftung Cottbus.Brandenburgische Kulturstiftung Cottbus
2012 - STIFTUNG DEUTSCHES HISTORISCHES MUSEUM ”From my personal collection of my undrawn paintings”

WORDS AND PHRASES BY GRIGOR KHACHATRAYAN

1990 - MANIFEST. I’m not a man, I’m Grigor Khachatryan, you are not men, you are Grigor Khachatryan’s contemporary. G.K. a name high and delightful
1990 - ART- The names that are given to earthly things contain too much error / Book by Philip /
1990 - Attention: you may be in the spare of influence of Grigor Khachatryan’s sexual rays, which work in radius of 50000 parsec. The epicenter moves with G.K. 1991 - Sun, sun come, come, be likely to Grigor Khachatryan
1991 - I’m protected by the state
1991 - I vote for the voice of the caller in desert
1991 - The only negative in me is rhesus
1991 - I’m the one you weren’t expecting
1991 - Happy is the one who believes without believing
1992 - I’m greater than I think therefore I’m modest.
1992 - Nobody, even me, can’t make new. We can only call attention
1994 - I’m the sexual result of my parent’s wants
1994 - At first I thought I would grow up and become an artist, then I thought I would grow into an idiot, now I think I’ll die if I grow more therefore until I die I’ve not become great enough. Therefore when I die I’ll be great.
1994 - All the regressive population of the world the November 7 celebrates as the anniversary of the October Revolution, all the progressive one as Grigor Khachatryan’s birthday
1994 - The temples were changed into churches, the New Years day was changed into Saint Johan’s, and this is the concept of how the October Revolution’s anniversary turned into Grigor Khachatryan’s birthday (EX- VOTO, Yerevan)
1985 - Graduated from the PIY, the Art and Culture department 1985-87 - Head of the department of exposition of the Yerevan Museum of Modern Art
1988 - Member of the Union of Artists of USSR (Armenia)
1987-96 - Art editor of “Garun” art magazine
1996 -2001 - Artistic director of AR TV Company