Mano Svanidze
Photographer

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.

Mano Svanidze
Photographer

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.

  • Michela de Mattei & Toby Christian: Flash_Looking
    May 17 – Jul 5, 2024
    Belmacz
    London, UK
    The phrase ‘flash-looking’ suggests something slick and shiny, a high-gloss finish, a smooth way of operating. As a synchronising of parts, the phrase also suggests a quick glance, a glimpse, something seen out of the of corner of one’s eye: “What’s that”. Flash_Looking, featuring Toby Christian and Michela de Mattei, works through these connotations and more. Brought in dialogue, Toby and Michela’s artworks speak with and across each other with an anachronistic elegance (more…)
  • Adraint Khadafhi Bereal: The Black Yearbook
    Publication
    4 Color Books / Penguin Random House
    International
    When photographer Adraint Bereal graduated from the University of Texas, he self-published an impressive volume of portraits, personal statements, and interviews that explored UT’s campus culture and offered an intimate look at the lives of Black students matriculating within a majority white space. Bereal’s work was inspired by his first photo exhibition at the George Washington Carver Museum in Austin, entitled 1.7, that unearthed the experiences of the 925 Black men that made up just 1.7% of UT’s total 52,000 student body. (more…)