08.08.08 - Tbilisi
Thecreation of this photo-project was based on the Georgian-Russian issue.
Thetitle indicates the date of the beginning of the war- 8th August, 2008.
The seriesrepresent the description of the stressful psychological state of the population during
that period of time and illustrates inner forms of reactionto the war in different specific spaces- cafés,
libraries, supermarkets and etc. These people have different professionsand even through such
extreme situation they continue their jobs. The helmet isthe symbol of their unification, the accent that
indicates to the activation ofself-defense mechanism.
Project iscreated within the format of contemporary photography and is a response to theexistence
of excessive documentary material in media during that period oftime.
The aim ofthis project was to focus not only the nation in general but to reveal theindividuals of the capital.