Natela Grigalashvili

Natela Grigalashvili

Natela Grigalashvili is Tbilisi based professional photographer and a chronicler recording the life of normal people in the country with her camera. She is concerned with documenting the way of living that has endured until today. She grew up in a rural environment and is very familiar with the way people live there. Natela photographs her relatives, friends and simple people, who enjoy their basic life, sometimes full of happiness, sometimes burlesque. Natela Grigalashvili participated in solo and group exhibitions:

Solo exhibitions (selection)
2003 “My village”, guest ateliers, KulturKontakt Austria, Vienna
2004 “My village”, Bookhouse, Tbilisi
“Dysfunctional Country”,
2004 1st price at the contest “The Family”, Tbilisi
2012   Georgian ABC Book, TBILISI PHOTO FESTIVAL 2012

  Group exhibitions (selection)
1996 “Georgia”, Art Gallery, Moscow
1998 “Days of Georgian Culture”, Dee
1999 “Georgian Photography”, Vienna Photo Gallery
2002 “Women Photographers”, Karvasla Gallery, Tbilisi
2003 “Roses Revolution”, TMS Gallery, Tbilisi
2004 “The family”, Old Gallery, Tbilisi
“The War and the Peace”, Karvasla Gallery, Tbilisi
2005 “ ytopia”  ifa gallery,  Berlin
2006 “viena-garikula” Tbilisi
2007 Group exhibitions documentaru photo, Karvasla gallery, Tbilisi
2007 group exhibitions posters,  oldgallery , Tbilis
2010 group exhibitions ,Georgian photo, Tbilisi
2011 Invitation. group exhibitions , Europe house ,Tbilisi
2012 Georgian ABC Book, TBILISI PHOTO FESTIVAL 2012              
2012 I am Georgia, Gallerikontrast, Stockholm, Sweden
2005 1st price at the International Research & Exchanges Board contest (IREX)
2007 Special First Finalist Award - The Aftermath Project.
2011- Grant, Open Society Documentary Photography Project

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