Tatia Nadareischwili

Portrait Tatia Nadareischwili

Tatia Nadareishvili was born in Tbilisi in 1988. She studied illustration and graphic design at the local Academy of Arts and then worked as a drawing teacher and children’s art therapist. She has been working as a freelance illustrator since 2009 and has been publishing her own picture books since 2011. From 2009 to 2016, […]

Zaza Burchuladze

Portrait Zaza Burchuladze

Zaza Burchuladze was born in Tbilisi, Georgia, in 1973. He studied painting at the Tbilisi State Academy of the Arts and has worked as a writer, translator and journalist. Burchuladze has translated works by Dostoyevski, Kharms and Sorokin from Russian into Georgian and has himself written numerous novels, stories, essays and movie scripts. His first […]

Lascha Bakradse

Portrait Lascha Bakradse

born 1965 in Tbilisi, studied German language and literature, Theology, Politics and History in Tbilisi, Jena, Bern, Vienna and at the Humboldt-Universität Berlin. The topic of his doctorate was German-Georgian relations during the First World War. He has written for various Georgian media since the beginning of the 1990s. Until recently, he worked at the […]

Giwi Margwelaschwili

“When I was preparing a journey to Georgia in 1983, Elke Erb and Adolf Endler recommended that I should visit that curious dissident, Giwi Margwelaschwili, an author who was writing there.  Giwi welcomed me at his ‘Wartburg’ in Tbilissi with swing music by Benny Goodman. A ‘Wartburg’, as I learned myself from reading Giwi’s autobiograhical […]

Archil Kikodze

Portrait Archil Kikodze

Archil Kikodze was born in Tbilisi in 1972. From 1989 to 1992, he studied Asian and Middle Eastern studies at the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. He then studied at the Shota Rustaveli State University for Theater and Film until 1999. From 1991 to 1994, he took part in search expeditions in the mountains. Today, […]