Anahit Hayrapetyan

Education: State Engineering University of Armenia, Caucasus Media Institute, Danish Media School of Journalism.

Position: Co-Founder of Documentary Photography Center

Research Interests: Social Issues, Human right stories.

Languages: Armenian, Russian, English, German.

City: Yerevan/Frankfurt am Main

Email: hayrapetyana(at)


Anahit Hayrapetyan is a photographer and a poet. She studied IT at the State Engineering University of Armenia and photojournalism at Caucasus Media Institute, as well as at Danish Media School of Journalism.

Anahit Hayrapeyan got many prizes for her photography and poetry. Her works were published in Eurasianet, NYT, BBC, The Guardians and others. Anahit’s works were exhibited worldwide.


Photography - 4Plus, Hetq, NYT Lens Blog, EurasiaNet, IWPR, Radio Free Europe, National Geographic Traveler (Armenia), Enter (World Press Photo), BBC, The Guardian.

2005 - poetry book “Poems” in 2002;

2005 - “Taboo” in 2005;

2015 -  “The pretty” and  the photobook “Princess to slave”, published by FotoEvidence in 2015, which tells about violence against women in Armenia.