D I N A O G A N O V A
Dina Oganova (b. in 1987) is a Georgian documentary photographer working on personal, long term projects mostly in Georgia and Post Soviet Countries.
In 2012 she won her first Production Grant from the Open Society Foundation for Individual photographers.
In 2013 Dina Oganova was selected among the world’s 12 best young photographers to attend World Press Photo‘s Joop Swart Masterclass, being the first Georgian photographer to accomplish this in over 20 years.
In 2014 and 2015 Photo District News officially named her 'Among 30 Best Emerging Photographers to Watch Under the Age of 30'. Her Long term photo projects has been exhibited internationally and in Georgia, with the project 'My Place' rendering her to be the first author ever to portray the new generation of Georgia. The first generation born after the Soviet Union-collapse and then raised in Georgia as an independent nation. The book is in the personal collection of several museums, including the Metropolitan Museum in New York.
In 2017 Dina was awarded the EU prize for journalism.
Her photo book 'sHEROes' was published (in collaboration with Georgian writer Salome Benidze) in 2018, and was later on presented at the Frankfurt Book Fair as a part of Georgia’s official guest of honor program. Last but not least, sHEROes was also the subject matter of the exhibition 'Women in War' hosted by Galleri Majkens in 2019 at Galleri Korn in Stockholm.
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