Anna Boghiguian

  • Anna Boghighian was born in Cairo in 1946. She lives and works between Cairo, India and Europe. Anna Boghighian makes drawings and paintings of individuals and urban spaces as well as being a writer and a poet. Her artistic process can be seen as an attempt to make  a cartography of the world. According to her, individuals are conditioned by the environment that surrounds them, and the “self “ by the walls build by cultural, religious or political conditioning. She constantly travels in order to abolish frontiers, creating wherever she is, but always ending up returning to her hometown Cairo. In the 1960s, she composed music using the sounds of the city that she then adapted into a painting. Her paintings always present dense compositions to which she sometimes associates some of her writings. Her narratives mix personal stories and politics, ranging from the past to the present, deconstructing reality to create a mythological aspect, depicting a world in movement, in constant transformation.

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Anna Boghighian was born in Cairo in 1946. She lives and works between Cairo, India and Europe.

Anna Boghighian makes drawings and paintings of individuals and urban spaces as well as being a writer and a poet. Her artistic process can be seen as an attempt to make  a cartography of the world. According to her, individuals are conditioned by the environment that surrounds them, and the “self “ by the walls build by cultural, religious or political conditioning. She constantly travels in order to abolish frontiers, creating wherever she is, but always ending up returning to her hometown Cairo. In the 1960s, she composed music using the sounds of the city that she then adapted into a painting. Her paintings always present dense compositions to which she sometimes associates some of her writings. Her narratives mix personal stories and politics, ranging from the past to the present, deconstructing reality to create a mythological aspect, depicting a world in movement, in constant transformation.