VII Mentor Program 2023-24
Tako Robakidze is a documentary photographer based in Tbilisi, Georgia. Her work focuses on documenting sociopolitical conditions and experiences of war in Georgia. Since 2014, she has worked as a freelance photographer and partnered with Georgian and international NGOs to cover diverse social topics. In 2017, she received the Magnum Foundation Photography and Social Justice Fellowship and was the recipient of the Tbilisi Photography & Multimedia Museum Multimedia Lab Production Grant in 2020. Also that year, Tako received a production grant from the Goethe Institute for her work on Georgian IDPs. In 2021, she received the Stanley Greene Legacy Prize and Fellowship. More recently, she became a VII Academy Fellow and a National Geographic Explorer 2022/2023.