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Nouritza Matossian

Date: 22/04/2022 Category:


Nouritza Matossian, PhD h.c., was born of Armenian parents who fled the Armenian Genocide to Cyprus in 1915. She is a writer and performer, speaks nine languages, and was the first Honorary Cultural Attaché of the London Armenian Embassy. Her first book, Xenakis, was followed by a BBC2 documentary. Her biography of the Armenian-American painter Arshile Gorky, Black Angel, inspired Atom Egoyan’s film, Ararat.