Dina Oganova ( aka DIKARKA )
Georgian documentary photographer. Freelancer.
Now based between Georgia/Tbilisi and Ukraine/Kyiv. Mostly concentrated on a long term projects in Post Soviet Countries.
In 2012 won her first Production Grant to Individual Photographers from Central Asia,The South Caucasus,Afghanistan,Mongolia and Pakistan and in the same year attend the workshop with Thomas Dworzak,Yuri Kozirev,Adrian Kelterborn and Andrei Polikanov.
In 2013 was chosen among 12 young photographers to attend World Press Photo /Joop Swart Masterclass.
In 2014 was selected as best women photographers under the age of 30 (30 Under 30).
In 2015 from PDN was named among 30 best emerging photographers to watch.
Finalist at Wallis Annenberg Prize.
Her works was exhibited in : France, Italy, Spain, USA, Turkey, Poland, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Lithuania, Bangladesh, India, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Singapore, Ukraine, and Georgia.
Won several grants from Open Society Foundation and was a curator of various exhibitions.
Author of the first Georgian handmade limited edition photobook “My Place”
Device always :
"TAKEN WITH LOVE"