Mobile Art and Photography That Has Influenced Me – Interview with Armineh Hovanesian


We are delighted to bring you the second in our brand new  ‘Mobile Art and Photography that has Influenced Me’ series of interviews at TheAppWhisperer. Within this series, we contact well established and highly regarded mobile photographers and artists and ask them a sequence of questions. Each one relates to mobile art and photography that has inveigled and continues to impact them, by other mobile artists throughout the world. Our second interview is with Armineh Hovanesian from Glendale, California, USA, enjoy!

In this interview, Hovanesian cites work by Carolyn Hall Young, Susan Tuttle, Vachag, Ile Mont, Robin Robertis, Lorenka Campos and Klimtt – Cecilia Sao Thiago.

To read others in this series please go here.

The image that is currently in the forefront of my mind.

“The Queen of iColorama and Goddess of MobileArt, Carolyn Hall Young”.

‘Art Moll, A Vintage Modern Doll: Armineh Hovanesian 2015/09/29’ ©Carolyn Hall Young

The image that changed my life.

“This photo convinced me to not give up and keep on creating”.

‘I had a dream that I was awake and I woke up to find myself asleep – Stan Laurel’ ©Armineh Hovanesian

Artwork that has influenced my art.

“Vachag. His art is the main ingredient behind my on-going Elements of Vachag series.  My mobile art pieces are also influenced by Dali, Man Ray, Magritte, and Rauschenberg”.

Image ©Vachag

The image I wish I had created.

‘Only a fragment of energy which sudden terror left uncompleted’ ©Susan Tuttle

The image that is most underrated.

“I love this portrait of Ile. Wish more people saw and appreciated it”.

‘The Blindness of Love’ ©Ile Mont

The image that changed my mind.

“I adore Robin’s work. This series was the reason I decided to purchase an underwater pouch for my iPhone”. 

Untitled ©Robin Robertis

The most recent image that made me sad.

‘Gemini’ ©Lorenka Campos

The most recent image that made me smile.

‘The Angle of Considering Things’ ©Klimtt – Cecilia Sao Thiago.

My comfort image.

‘Channeling Kiki’ ©Armineh Hovanesian

The image I would most like to give as a gift.

Elements of Vachag (Collaboration with Vachag) Art meets iphoneography!’ ©Armineh Hovanesian

My earliest artistic memory.

“Best way I can describe my memory is with this image!”

Image ©Armineh Hovanesian

Contact Details for Armineh Hovanesian

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