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KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO 2016

"KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO" was opened 12th  of May. Within the framework of "KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO" week, along with Kolga Award exhibition, the capital city of Georgia, Tbilisi hosted various international and local exhibitions featuring both historically significant images and photographic works depicting various positions in contemporary photography. For “KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO 2016” visitors had a chance to get familiar with the works of the world-renowned photographic artists and view the various international photo exhibitions.

A new award was added to the photo contest this year: Kolga Newcomer Photo Award. This award was given to a young photographer Johanna-Maria Fritz under the age of 25, whose photo series was chosen among best series in the following categories: Reportage, Documentary Series, Conceptual Photo Project. Kolga Newcomer Photo Award 2016 is founded by a co-organizer of the photo week, Teona Gogichaishvili and her German colleagues, art patron Max Schön (well-known German expert in renewable energy technologies, president of Deutsche Club of Rome) and established German photographers – Dirk Gebhardt and Theodor Barth. This award should be established and given to the best photo series of young participants of the photo contest. The winner of this category received 500 Euros. The aim of the Kolga Newcomer Photo Award is to facilitate the development of young photographers and paving their own path in the world of photography.

Under the framework of "KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO" hosted workshops, seminars, discussions and portfolio reviews to underline our philosophy to support the further promotion of art of photography as one of the new media forms among Georgians and to advance them in their development.

 

KOLGA AWARD 2016

Within the framework of the KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO, the biggest and the most prestigious photo contest in Georgia was held. The jury members picked out the best photo projects and revealed the winners in each category. The main goal of the AWARD is to link international photography to Georgia and to local photography. Announcement of the Photo Award worldwide – in Europe as well as in the USA – intends to foster its international position.This year’s categories include:1. Documentary Series2.... Read More

EVENTS 2016

workshops

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Portraitworkshop

Thekla Ehling | 13-13 May

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Tbilisi Stories

Dougie Wallace | 13-13 May

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Photographing History

Simon Norfolk... | 13-13 May

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The Art Of...

Wolfgang Zurborn | 16-16 May

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Documentary Photography Workshop...

Kai Löffelbein... | 16-16 May

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Riding a horse that...

Steffi Schöne | 2 May

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My life in pictures

Mimi Mollica | 4 May

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The Visual Dialogue of...

Louie Palu | 6 May

portfolio reviews

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Portfolio Walks in Tbilisi

15 May

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