TOLERANTIA

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To commemorate the international day for tolerance, Social Photography Caucasus Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition “Tolerantia” on view 16th of November 2012 at 19.00 at Underground Gallery, Gorgasali Square/Rkinis Rigi, Tbilisi, Georgia

From February 2012 till November 2012, Social Photography Caucasus Foundation has worked on above mentioned project under its main theme “more civism less cynicism” in the framework of arts for advocacy grant program with EWMI’s policy, advocacy, and civil society development in Georgia (G-PAC). Continue Reading

IDAHO WEEK 2012 WITH HEINRICH BOELL FOUNDATION

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On Wednesday, 16 May, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. Heinrich Boell Foundation South Caucasus Regional Office hosts a public debate on “Freedom and Fear”.

Speakers: Tata Tsopurashvili – Philosopher, Ilia State University, Assistant Professor; Giorgi Tabagari – MA in Social Science, Chairperson, LGBT Georgia. Moderator: Nino Danelia.

For IDAHO, the HBF will host a photo exhibition “Acceptance Begins With Yourself” in cooperation with LGBT Georgia and Social Photography Caucasus Foundation. Continue Reading

IDAHO WEEK 2012

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Photo exhibition curated by Social Photography Caucasus Foundation “acceptance start with you” has complimented the public discussion held at the Heinrich Boell Foundation on 16 May was dedicated to the International Day of Fighting against Homophobia and Transphobia, which is denoted on 17 May.

The discussion raised a wide array of questions. For example, as Georgia is a country of variety of traditions, how do people see the combination of all of them? How does your dream country look? What measures do you take to eradicate problems related to hate speech? Is the system of values that you are introducing an ideological diversion of the Georgian State against the values of Georgian nation? How should public consciousness be raised? Continue Reading

WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS Day 2012

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It is estimated that 1% of the world’s population suffers from an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). However, according to Nino Darsavelidze, Director of the Autism Society of Georgia (ASG), “autism awareness in Georgia is still very low.”

To help get the word out, the Coalition for Autism (CfA), a EWMI grantee, organized activities in five cities across Georgia on April 2 for World Autism Awareness Day. Ms. Darsavelidze’s organization is part of the CfA, and helped mobilize the media, regional communities, public schools, education teams, and medical professionals to raise autism awareness throughout the country. Continue Reading

GEORGE TSAGARELI AT KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO FESTIVAL 2012

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During the International Kolga Tbilisi photo festival 2012 Lika Mamatsashvili (Georgian National Museum) and Tamara Bokuchava (Social Photography Caucasus Foundation) have curated the photo exhibition, selected works by George Tsagareli, where Alexander Roinashvili honorary prize was awarded for his outstanding merits for the development of Georgian documentary photography.

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