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Exhibitions 22 September 2018 till 18 November 2018

PICTURE LANGUAGES. PHOTOGRAPHIC ART FROM GEORGIA

10:00 Location: Frankfurt Fotografi Forum Frankfurt, Braubachstrasse 30-32, 60311 Frankfurt, Germany Organizer: Creative Georgia, Fotografie Forum Frankfurt Partner: Georgian National Book Center
Historical Artists: Alexandre Roinashvili, Dimitri Ermakov
Contemporary Artists: Guram Tsibakhashvili, Beso Uznadze, Natela Grigalashvili, Dina Oganova, Lado Lomitashvili
Curator: Celina Lunsford
 
The group exhibition includes a historical introduction and focuses on the recent development of contemporary Georgian photographic arts. It is the first major international exhibition, which presents the diversity of important contemporary photographic 'voices' from Georgia. Represented are visual stories of traditional and personal viewpoints; documentary positions from the 1980s-2000 which dealt Georgia's fight for independece from the former USSR, as well as new visual strategies about portraiture; or works evolving from publications and the materiality of photography from younger artists. 
The exhibition will be accompanied by series of lectures and meeting with leading Georgian photographers and photo festivals representatives.