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Gamar Markarian

Born to an Armenian Lebanese family, Gamar Markarian is a designer and urbanist, interested in media and communication. She received her MS in Design and Urban Ecologies from Parsons The New School in 2016 and a graduate certification in Documentary filmmaking from the School of Public Engagement at The New School in 2018. With a passion for observational documentaries, Gamar believes film and the visual medium contribute to existing conversations around personal experience, politics and public life. Currently living in New York, Gamar collaborates with The Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, the Healthy materials Lab at Parsons and other independent design and production projects across the city.