Nelli Shishmanyan

Nelli Shishmanyan is a freelance photographer who began her career in 2006 after participating in a World Press Photo seminar on photojournalism. Though earned her MA in Choir Conducting, Shishmanyan participated in several international and regional photography-related projects, and over the course of eight years her works were exhibited in Armenia, Georgia, and Turkey. She has contributed to ArmeniaNow and Hetq, and her photographs have been published in the World Press Photo, Newsweek Russia, and Ogoniok Magazine, National Geographic Traveler - Armenia magazine and others. In 2012, she won 1st prize in the British Council’s Na/Ne Media Award, and currently she is also the Armenian coordinator of MyAngle project.