Team

Our team unites professionals from different sectors. Despite the hierarchical structure, our main strength is teamwork, all projects developed and decisions made as a result of group work.

Kakha Emiridze – General manager

Born 1969 Batumi. In 1992 graduated engineer-economy faculty, Tbilisi State University. Has a various
experience in management positions, among them Liberty Bank, Adjara Regional Branch. Main
directions photography, has participated in many international and local exhibitions, among them in
2011 an2012 Tbilisi Kolga Photo festival, won a second prize at the festival, exhibition “Another
Landscape” and many others.
Leads the Contemporary Art Space from 2019.

Ana Riaboshenko – Curator

Born 1977, Ana is a cultural manager and curator (MA Graphic Arts 2002). She has an experience
working in nonprofit and governmental institutions, among them Coordinator of Arts Culture Program
Open Society Georgia, Director of popularization and Regional Programs Department at the Ministry
of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia, director of Creative Georgia until Jun 2019. Leader of
the local and international artistic programs, in partnership with leading museums and galleries she
has curated and organized more than 100 exhibitions and projects. She was a commissioner of three
Georgian National Pavilions at Venice Biennale, leaded the exhibitions program within the Georgia
Guest of honor country in 2017 and etc. One of the founders of Contemporary Art Space Batumi.

Amiko Kavtaradze – Educational Programs coordinator

Born 1981, Batumi, graduated Batumi Culture University Tele-artist faculty. An Author and director of
serious of documentaries and TV programs. One of the main directions photography. Has participated
in various international and local exhibitions.
Leads the education program since the launching of the space from 2014, one of the founders.

Nino Dumbadze – Public Relations manager

Born 1993, Batumi. Graduates Batumi State University, Accounting and tax faculty.
Participant of Public Relations various educational programs.
Works in the field since 2014, n local and international level.
Member of Contemporary Art Space since the founding.

Ioseb Jorbenadze – Exposition designer

Born 1999, Batumi, second grade at Architecture Faculty.
Main direction is street art. Few years participates and organizes “street art” local and international
festivals.
Since 2017 collaborates with different Multicultural spaces within the country, participates in
international exhibitions. Since 2019 actively participates in educational process in through practical
trainings and theoretical courses in high and medium education institutions.
Aims to support and develop Street Art direction within the country.
Works at Contemporary Art Space since 2020