Teona Gogichaishvili is a native of Georgia and has been living in Germany for 22 years. Following her studies in German language & literature and photography, she now works as a lecturer and curator. Since 2011 she has been the co-organizer and curator of the international photo festival KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO in Tbilisi, Georgia. In addition she organizes and curates various exhibition projects in Germany and abroad. As she does so her focus lies on artistic and documentary photography.