KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO GALLERY
I Was Born 1983 - TEHRAN - IRAN . I,m a Self-Experience Photographer. I Started Photography by CANON ftb that my DAD give me ,When I was 12 years old. in 22 i bought my first Compact Digital camera and i started my Professional work as a Photojournalist at Iranian Student News Agency ( ISNA ) in 2006 until now. I love documentary photography and street photography. I living in Middle East , The locate of Tense And Politicized. So I Understand My Situation And Always Try to Way to advertise and be effective in promoting peace in the region.
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Amin Khosroshahi
My name is Ana Fernández Quirós from Spain, I am currently living in Madrid. I am a graphic designer by profession, I work for an international company within the telecommunications sector. Photography is my greatest hobby and passion. Capturing unique and unrepeatable moments make photography a way of life, my eye does not rest always looking for a different angle, a striking shot or a different form of expression. My photos are shot with mobile, all of them.
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Ana Fernandez Quiros
Arya Abolhassani | born 1986, Tehran EDUCATION Bsc. Materials Engineering Azad University-Saveh, Iran SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2011 | ‘Sky & Manmade structures; A Contrast” | Atbin Art Gallery GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2016 | 2nd Tehran Milad Tower International Photo festival | Milad Tower Gallery | Tehran, Iran 2014 | KOLGA photo Festival | Tbilisi, Georgia 2014 | The New Red | Café 78 | Tehran, Iran 2014| ShaadiZaar | Mehrva Art Gallery | Tehran, Iran 2013 | Walls of my city | Arte Art Gallery | Tehran, Iran 2013 | Unknown faces of Iran- A Joint Project by “Solidarity with Iran’ by Lech Walesa Institute | The Asia & Pacific Museum | Krakow, Poland 2013 | KOLGA photo Festival | Underwheel Club Gallery | Tbilisi, Georgia 2013 | Unknown faces of Iran- A Joint Project by “Solidarity with Iran’ by Lech Walesa Institute | The University of Lodz | Lodz, Poland 2013 | Unknown faces of Iran- A Joint Project by “Solidarity with Iran’ by Lech Walesa Institute | The Asia & Pacific Museum | Warsaw, Poland 2012 | Private Space, Urban Space | Atbin Art Gallery | Tehran, Iran 2012 | 4th Exhibition of Contemporary Artists in Aid of cancer patients of Behnam Daheshpour Charity Organization | Niavaran Cultural Complex | Tehran, Iran 2011 | “Ashura: Khalgh E Aalam” | Atbin Art Gallery | Tehran, Iran 2010 | Iranian Cuisines Photo Festival | Cinema Museum Art Gallery | Tehran, Iran CURATORIAL PROJECTS 2012 | Private Space, Urban Space | Atbin Art Gallery | Tehran, Iran BIBLIOGRAPHY 2014 | KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO CATALOGUE • Published single photo: Single Shot Category • Published Photo Series: GeoCell Mobile Photo Category • Published single photo: Single Mobile Shot Category • 2013 | KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO CATALOGUE • Published single photo: Single Shot Category ACHIEVEMENTS, SHORTLISTED PHOTOS 2016 2nd Tehran Milad Tower International Photo Festival, Tehran • Single Frame mobile photo selected, 100 best photos of the year category 2014 14th KOLGA photo Festival, Tbilisi, Georgia. • One Shot photo shortlisted: 100 best photos of the year category (Documentary) • One Shot photo shortlisted: 100 best photos of the year category (Mobile Photos) • “The Wall” photo Series Shortlisted Photo Series (Mobile Photos) 2013 13th KOLGA photo Festival, Tbilisi, Georgia • Single Shot photo shortlisted: 100 best photos of the year category 2010 Iranian Cuisines photo Festival, Tehran, Iran • Single Shot Photo Shortlisted RELATED WORK 2015 to Present Art Director, Co-Funder – Studio Aleph, Tehran. • Directing Projects & Products • Graphic Design & Web Design Team Supervisor • Photographer • Graphic Designer 2013-14 Photographer, Graphic Designer – Greensquare Design Studio, Tehran. • Planning, Organizing & Coordinating event’s Photography Team • Event Catalogue Graphic Designer • Event’s Visual Documentation Director 2013 Photographer, Graphic Designer – Tehran Art Walk, Tehran. • Planning, Organizing & Coordinating event’s Photography Team • Event Catalogue Graphic Designer • Event’s Visual Documentation Director 2013 Photographer, Graphic Designer, Co-Funder - Wave Studio, Tbilisi • Graphic Design & Advertising consultation • Lead Photographer & stylist • Projects Director 2010-11 Official Photographer - Monetary & Banking Research Institute, Central Bank of Iran – Tehran • Providing Visual Documents of Meetings, Seminars & Institute 2011-12 Advertising Consultant, Graphic Designer & Photographer – EBARA JAPAN Corporation in Iran, - Tehran 2011-12 Photographer – Behnam Daheshpour Charity Organization - Tehran
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Arya Abolhassani
I'm from Israel. Married and the mother of 13 year old boy. In my work I architecture practical engineer at a large hospital in northern Israel. Loves to shoot with the mobile phone and enjoy it very much. Always curious to learn more, try different photography techniques and new editing applications. I shoot mostly street scenes and portraits, trying to capture intimate moments. Daily I get to work by train or bus. For two hours I’m in a place with different people each day. At first, to pass time, I’ve been only observing them and tried to guess where they’re going, what their story and what they are dealing with. Along with this observation I discovered various intimate moments and started to take pictures secretly. I was surprised about the results. It's all about people. https://www.instagram.com/dinalf/ https://www.facebook.com/dina.alfasi http://vsco.co/dinalf/ https://www.eyeem.com/u/dinalf https://twitter.com/dinalf
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Dina Alfasi
Originally hailing from the picturesque region of Baikal, artist Elena Anosova (born in 1983) is currently based in Moscow and Irkutsk. Anosova’s work is centered around lives of women in closed institutions. The impulse of research of such communities arose in a reflection of her teenage period spent at the closed rehabilitation boarding school. She would like to takes a closer look at the dynamic interplay of processes of isolation and surveillance, at unique qualities of emotional and social relationships within restrictions of artificially insulated societies. Also Elena Anosova works with subjects of borders, identity and collective memory in the territory of Siberia and Russian Far East.
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Elena Anosova
After working for many years as a system administrator for a renowned IT service provider Enrico left for India in 2007 where he discovered his passion for photographic storytelling. Since then he photographed personal projects, assignments and documentaries in India focusing closely on stories of social, environmental and political issues in the region. Enrico is a regular contributor to The Washington Post and Der Spiegel and his photographic work has been published in the online and / or print issues of major international publications such as National Geographic, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Stern, Die Zeit, GEO and NEON. Next to his work for newspapers and magazines Enrico worked on a multitude of photographic documentaries for non-governmental and governmental organizations such as UNICEF, USAID, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, GIZ (German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation) and Welthungerhilfe. Among different accolades by photography competitions and festivals Enrico was the first recipient of the Chris Hondros Grant, a winner of the FotoWeekDC International Awards Competition in the photojournalism category, a multiple nominee for the UNICEF Picture of the Year award and his work has been exhibited at different photo festivals and galleries worldwide. Alongside his friend and colleague Vikram Singh, an Indian video journalist, Enrico works on short films and video documentaries for Al Jazeera Plus. While constantly exploring new ways of storytelling and sustainable exchange of ideas Enrico started the lecture cum education program FOCUS LIFE – Education through Photographs, founded the social sports initiative SLACKTIVISM and organized, managed and executed donation campaigns.
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Enrico Fabian
I, Erekle Mumladze, was born on May 24, 1990, in Georgia, city Ozurgeti, Guria. In 2007, I graduated from Ilia Chavchavadze #1 Public School in Lagodekhi. Throughout the period from 2007 to 2012, I have been studying at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. I have obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Arabic Studies. I discovered my interest in photography in 2008 and chose my minor in Cinema and Television Arts. I have taken part in various photography workshops. In the period from 2015 to 2016, I was taking reportage photos for the magazine “Liberali”. Since 2016, I work at the Administration of the President of Georgia as a photographer
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Erekle Mumladze
I am Gio, I was born in Tbilisi on 07,04,1999. At present I am a student and I want to enter the "Free university", faculty of liberal arts. I have a mother, father, two brothers (married) and two nephews.    I became interested in photography in 2014, when I was 15 years old. The first time I had contact with my brothers professional camera. I had little knowledge about all kinds of technology and I thought that photography would be very easy for me. But soon I realized that the knowledge I had compared to the maximum potential of photography was like a drop in the ocean. Soon I realized that the vision of the photographer didn't even had any borders,because universe he was seeing was limitless . I wanted to be more and more acknowledged about the camera, to maximize use of its functions. For the most part using manual mode with lots of ambitions ended up being just dark . I started learning about shutter speed, the aspect ratio, long exposure, etc. Each of the new function I learned, I realized that area of ​​vision was growing,the possibility of describing a moments was diverse , which led to a desire of mine to describe a moment in all kinds of ways which were possible . But after some time I realized that all of this is meaningless figures and more important was not only the beauty of the colors in the photo, but also the contents which bears a photo. Given the fact that it was impossible for me to care professional camera everyday, I decided to start Mobile photography considering the fact that quality of a photo at that time for me was depending on the content. I began a detailed study of cell phone cameras, I found that at the same period "Huawei" was making contest and the main prize was Its new flagship device.I decided to take part, because I really wanted to level up my mobile photography game.My knowledge about smartphones made me more confident and with a bit of luck I won. Then I started to be more active capturing interesting moments. The mobile photography changed my view not only about photography but also at life.It influenced my values. Mobile photography is a good way to relax.I hope when finals will be over and I will already be a student I will have time to pay more attention to improve my skills.
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Giorgi Nikolaishvili