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Jishkariani Zura


Zura Jishkariani a.k.a Dilla (born 1985 in Sukhumi) is multimedia artist and writer. After the civil war in Abkhazia he was living in ghettos under the refugee status. In the early 2000’s he gave up studying sociology in university and launched punk rock band “EVA”. In 2007 he started his most successful music project Kung-Fu Junkie which was disbanded after 10 years. In 2014 Jishkariani created the first ever Georgian chat-bot Cyber-Galaktion which is a linguistic simulation of the most prominent Georgian poet Galaktion Tabidze. He is actively involved in their personality design process. and  interested in how sadness, trust, joy and other emotions in people are created by algorithms and logical codes. 2016 he founded the company “ZEG” which works on creating of interactive tombstones. Currently he works on his second novel.

Georgia's Heart - Poetry

Georgia's Heart - Poetry

Publisher: Grosenwahn Verlag, 2018
Translator: Nana Tchigladze