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Mano Svanidze (b. 1992) is a Georgian photographer currently based in Tbilisi. She graduated from Tbilisi State University, faculty of Economics and Business with a BA in Marketing. She also studied composition and music for 10 years. In 2009 she discovered her interest in photography. Mano is a member and co-founder of Georgian Photo Collective, 90’x Collective.
Her work has been exhibited in several countries such as Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, UK, Norway, Sweden, Germany and Italy. Selected magazines and features include L’Oeil de la Photographie, Dodho magazine, Post Pravda magazine, F-stop magazine, Positive magazine, Ours photo magazine, Format magazine, Indigo magazine, Analog magazine, Bleek magazine, Photoessay magazine, Red moon magazine, Doka photography, House of Girls, Chai Khana, FinestrAperta, Kiosk der demokratie, The kickplate project, SORA magazine.
Currently she works as a freelance photojournalist at media platform Chai Khana.