What follows is a partial list of projects carried out by
- April 24, 1969, carried out a protest at the entrance of the
- 1982, adopted the name Kardash (brother in Turkish) to honor
- 1984, published a book of poems in Armenian,
- April 24, 1986, “Martyrs: The Sorrow of the Armenian”
- 1988, “Portraits of the dead” exhibited a series of
|- 1990, “Way of the Cross / Crossing Borders” a sculptural installation at Saint John the Divine Cathedral in New York which conveyed a symbolic “crossing” of the Turkish-Armenian border by using the 14 stations of the cross as metaphors. Subject of a documentary by Deniz Kenber from Istanbul. See here: www.kardashonnig.com/047.html.
- 1998-2000 TAP (Teen Apprenticeship Program) at BARAKA facilitated three-dimensional consciousness through work and dialogue among teens at the artist’s workshop.
- 2001, Artist-in-residence in the disputed Azeri/Armenian enclave of Nagorno Karapagh, spent six months carving local stone and leading an apprenticeship program with the youth of the war torn town of Shushi.
- 2007, “Gateway to Peace,” submitted a proposal to Mayor Naif Ali Beyoglu of Kars for a public sculpture in Ani at the recommendation of Osman Kavala of Anadolu Kultur.
- 2012, “Artistication,” sponsored an artist-in-residence program at BARAKA to foster place responsive works and dialogue between pairs of artists from different cultures and the local community during one-month residencies.