Getar: Memory of a River

This book reveals the significance of the Getar River for the formation of Yerevan’s social and urban memory. The river is studied through various methods and disciplines (anthropology, urban studies, environmentalism, etc.). Together with architects, photographers and illustrators, the authors of this book explore Getar’s geopoetics and hydropoetics, as well as create a unique visual image of the river. In addition to rich and authentic visual materials, the publication includes oral stories of Yerevan’s inhabitants, in whose memories Getar continues to be a vital part of the city’s identity.

Getar: Memory of a River. Collective monograph ed. by Amiryan T. Galstyan H., CSN Lab, Yerevan, 2023, 264 p.