Matthew Karanian, photographer and author of THE ARMENIAN HIGHLAND, was one of the more than dozen speakers at Innovate Armenia, a festival of ideas and innovation that took place at the University of Southern California on May 18.
Karanian spoke about his journey to trace memory and identity through photography in present day Turkey.
Innovate Armenia is organized by the USC Institute of Armenian Studies. The program featured fifty participants, from six countries, and nearly 4,000 attendees. This is the fourth time in five years that this unique event has been staged by the Institute.