Davit Hakobyan studied art and photography at the Armenian State Pedagogical University and has been photographing since 2002. He worked at the ARMENPRESS news agency from 2007, and from 2010, has served as the personal photographer of the President of Armenia. In 2017, his photobook Հողի դողը ոտքերի տակ Trembling Soil Under their Feet featuring Armenian and Artsakh soldiers was published in honor of the 25th anniversary of the Armenian Armed Forces. He has had many personal exhibitions in Yerevan, Moscow, Warshava, Stockholm, New York, and Montreal.
From public gardens and grand boulevards to wine country and cafes, post-soviet Armenia reveals its long held penchant for French sensibilities
Originally published in the August 2018 issue of AGBU Magazine.