KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO
After 14 years of successful track record of running annual Photo Contest, the recent highlight was the extension of "KOLGA AWARD" into "KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO". From 2012, within the framework of "KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO" week, along with Kolga Award exhibition, the capital city of Georgia, Tbilisi has hosted various international and local exhibitions featuring both historically significant images and photographic works depicting various positions in contemporary photography. For “KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO 2015” visitors have a chance to get familiar with the works of the world-renowned photographic artists and view the various international photo exhibitions. Within the framework of "KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO" is presented the selected works by one of the Georgian photographers, who became the winner of this year’s traditional Alexander Roinashvili Prize for a special contribution to the development of Georgian photography.
Under the framework of "KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO 2015", in cooperation with Galerie Lichtblick and the support of the Ministry of Culture, the USA Embassy and British Council in Georgia "KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO" hosted workshops, seminars, discussions and portfolio reviews free of charge 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. Famous photo experts, curators, tutors, art critics from all over the world delivered workshops, lectures and portfolio reviews.