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  [Sophia Tabatadze]

*1977, Tbilisi, Georgia
lives and works in Berlin

2002 School Of Visual Arts, New York
1997 – 2002 Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam
1996 – 1997 Tbilisi State Academy of Art, Tbilisi
1992 – 1996 Nikoladze Art College, Tbilisi

Awards / Grants
2008 Residence Grant of Ernst Schering Foundation at Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
2006 Grant of the Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture, Fond BKVB
2005 Grant of the Fond BKVB
2004 Residence in Het Wilde Weten, Rotterdam
2002 Grant of the Fond BKVB

Shows (selection)

2007 „Buildings and Strangebuildings” 10th International Istanbul Biennale
„Humancon Undercon” Georgian Pavilion at the 52nd Venice Biennale
„Progressive Nostalgia" (with Nadia Tsulukidze, Luigi Pecci), Centre for Contemporary Art, Prato
2006 „Alterative Travel Guide Through Georgia” (with Nadia Tsulukidze), Caucasus Biennale, Tbilisi
„Caucasus Game” (with Nadia Tsulukidze), Est-Ouest Festival, Die
„I Was Silent” (with Nadia Tsulukidze), ACCEA, Yerevan
2005 „Project Rotterdam”, Boijmans van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam
„EcoTopia”, National Museum, Tbilisi
„Heroes of Stagnation”, (with Nino Purtskhvanidze), National Gallery, Tbilisi
„Basis”, Artis, Den Bosch
2004 „What we Thought Was a Wall Turned Out to Be a Curtain”, Het Wilde Weten artist initiative, Rotterdam
2003 „Self Portrait as Architecture”, Lambert Tegenbosch gallery, Heusden
„Foreigner”, Weinfabrik Savane, Tbilisi / Felix Meritis, Amsterdam
2001 „I Have to Prove Myself!”, Josine Bokhoven gallery, Amsterdam
2002 „Papercity”, project in public space, KunstXpress / TENT, Rotterdam
„Works on Paper”, Galerie Josine Bokhoven, Amsterdam
1998 „After a Year”, Old Gallery, Tbilisi
1997 „But This Is not for Sale”, Old Gallery, Tbilisi

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Sophia Tabatadze, out of the series: Curtains, 2008. digital print and embroidered textile. exhibition view OPEN SKY, Schloss Kalsdorf. photo: David Auner