Ցավդ տանեմ 
LET ME TAKE YOUR PAIN
“Tsavt tanem” («ցաւդ տանեմ») is an often seen and heard Armenian saying that literally means: “let me take your pain.”  You'll overhear it on the streets in random conversations, see it on car bumper stickers, and of course, cell phone cases.  I have been told there are at least three different meanings for “tsavt tanem”: conveying endearment; sympathizing with someone’s plight; or poking gentle fun at someone’s shortcomings.  In different context and intonations, "tsavt tanem" is quite versatile indeed and is perhaps my favorite Armenian phrase because it embodies the boundless generosity, good spirit, and a certain sense of belonging with Armenia.  “Tsavt tanem” is both not completely translatable yet strangely universal at the same time, much like these enigmatic young creatives I had the good fortune to meet ...
Naomi / Actress
Naomi / Actress
Mariam / Artist
Mariam / Artist
Areg / Model
Areg / Model
Lusin / Architect
Lusin / Architect
Arman / Philosopher
Arman / Philosopher
Kris / Marketing
Kris / Marketing
Nika / Advertising
Nika / Advertising
Martin / Pianist
Martin / Pianist
Anna / Actress
Anna / Actress
Lyucci / Model
Lyucci / Model
Mane / Graphic Designer
Mane / Graphic Designer
Nelly / DJ
Nelly / DJ
Anzhella / Actress
Anzhella / Actress
Maria / Photographer
Maria / Photographer
Lucia / Radio Host
Lucia / Radio Host
Anna / Model
Anna / Model
Gevorg / Graphic Designer
Gevorg / Graphic Designer
Artur / Filmmaker
Artur / Filmmaker
Lilith / Entrepreneur
Lilith / Entrepreneur
Christina / Dancer
Christina / Dancer
Lilit / Programmer
Lilit / Programmer
Zoryana / Artist
Zoryana / Artist
Hrant / Entrepreneur
Hrant / Entrepreneur
Arpinee / Singer
Arpinee / Singer
Rita / Entrepreneur
Rita / Entrepreneur
Stepan / Pianist
Stepan / Pianist
Khachik / Pianist
Khachik / Pianist
Tina / Photographer
Tina / Photographer
Christine / Coder
Christine / Coder
Varditer / Musician
Varditer / Musician
Vardan / Pianist
Vardan / Pianist
Milena / Mezzo Soprano
Milena / Mezzo Soprano
Arthur / Pianist
Arthur / Pianist
Manu / Linguist
Manu / Linguist
Lilit / Photographer
Lilit / Photographer
Nadia / Theater Director
Nadia / Theater Director
Emil / Visual Artist
Emil / Visual Artist
Esther / Fashion Designer
Esther / Fashion Designer
Nazeli / Engineer
Nazeli / Engineer
Mariam / Drummer
Mariam / Drummer
Astghik / Embroideress
Astghik / Embroideress
Paylanush / Travel Guide
Paylanush / Travel Guide
Hayk / Entrepreneur
Hayk / Entrepreneur
Chris / Farmer
Chris / Farmer
Abel / Fashion Designer
Abel / Fashion Designer
Ani / Content Creator
Ani / Content Creator
Sofi / Cellist
Sofi / Cellist
Levon / Writer
Levon / Writer
Karine / Sexologist
Karine / Sexologist
Yann / Chef
Yann / Chef
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