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Contemporary Art Archive - Tbilisi

Archive of Academic Writings

2020 Edition of the Project is supported by the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia

Maia Ghogheliani

The archive of Maia Ghogheliani: Beyond the Cities, 1994

The episode is dedicated to art historian and critic - Karlo Katcharava (1964-1994), encompassing the in-depth interviews of him and the peers, who recall Karlo as a friend and as a professional, committed to the development of the Georgian contemporary art in terms of theoretical and practical discourse.

The archive of Maia Ghogheliani: Niko Tsetskhladze, 2000

From the artistic collective "10th Floor" to the Majanishvili Theatre collective, Niko Tsetskhladze talks about his artistic endeavor and about wider socio-cultural context of those times.

The archive of Maia Ghogheliani: The underground installation under the Republic Square, 1989

The video materials are provided by Lali Ghogheliani, encompassing context-specific installations under the Republic Square. This was one of the first cases, when underground art was supported by the State.

The archive of Maia Ghogheliani: Interview with Levan Chogoshvili

The art by Levan Chogoshvili represents one of the stepping stones in developing the Georgian contemporary art. His artistic research object relies on the historical past of Georgia; he regards this topic as the means to oppose the “intellectual” discourse of the totalitarian Soviet country in 70/80s.

The archive of Maia Ghogheliani: The Overview of the Contemporary Art Seminar (part 1), 2000

Nana Kipiani (art historian) talks about the Contemporary Art Seminar – “Difference”. In the frameworks of the seminar, in parallel with the joint exhibition of the Georgian and European artists, the series of debates were held concerning the problematic issues about the ongoing Georgian contemporary art scene. In addition, Maia Ghogheliani interviews the artist – Temo Javakhishvili about the exhibition project – “Paranoia or Peace”.

The archive of Maia Ghogheliani: The Overview of the Contemporary Art Seminar (part 2), 2000

Contemporary Art Seminar – “Difference” (Part 2). Respondents: Lika Mamatsashvili, the curator at the Tbilisi History Museum; Nana Kipiani, art historian.

The archive of Maia Ghogheliani: Interview with Levan Laghidze, 2000

Levan Laghidze discusses his creativity and the role and function of contemporary art of millennium.

The archive of Maia Ghogheliani: The exposition of the Georgian Art and Culture Centre in Italy, 2000

Maka Dvalishvili, the director of the Georgian Arts and Culture Centre discusses the international opportunities of the Georgian applied arts.

The archive of Maia Ghogheliani: Interview with jibs Khundadze, 2000

The representative of the older generations of the artists, Jibson Khundadze talks about the role of Abstract art.

The archive of Maia Ghogheliani: Interview with Keti Matabeli and Gia Gugushvili

The archive of Maia Ghogheliani: respondents: Irakli Sutidze, Vano Abuladze and Ketevan Kordzakhia, 2000

The overview of the solo exhibitions by Irakli Sutidze and Vano Abuladze; Art historian, Ketevan Kordazkhia presents ceramic artist – Nino Tsitsihvili on French ceramic fair.

The archive of Maia Ghogheliani: Exhibition at the "Old Gallery" dedicated to the Impressionist Movement, 2000

In 2000, the space of the Old Gallery was dedicated to the group exhibition of the Georgian artists. The exposition was a tribute to the Impressionist Movement.

The archive of Maia Ghogheliani: Contemporary art exhibition at the Gallery "Orient", 2000

Gallery “Orient” was one of the exhibition platforms in Tbilisi to expose the works of the contemporary artists. This footage showcases the group exhibition of Oleg Timchenko, Iliko Zautashvili, Gia Gugushvili, etc.

The archive of Maia Ghogheliani: Interview with Bezhan Shvelidze, 2000

The video comprises the interviews with the artists: Bezhan Shvelidze and Jibson Khundadze.