gogi gvakharia

Gogi Gvakharia

Famous Georgian art-critic, journalist, TV and radio-host, born in 1957. He graduated from Tbilisi State Academy of Fine Arts in 1979. In 1992-93 Gvakharia conducted scientific research in Paris, France and his dissertation topic was Contemporary Art and Electronic Media. From 1986 he taught History and Theory of Cinematography.

His recognition reached its peak in 1997 when he became a host of TV program “Psycho”. He was often criticized by Georgian clerical organizations due to the controversial themes of his TV program.

Since 2007 he is the host of Radio Liberty daily program “One Hour of Freedom”. He also returned to TV and hosted a weekly program “The Red Zone” – analysing how Soviet stereotypes are manifested in Georgian Culture. Currently he is a TV host of Program “Reflections”