"I have a dream" - Photometria Awards 2019

Subject: I have a dream

Competition "I have a dream" 2019


Daro Sulakauri is a Georgian photojournalist based in Tbilisi. Her work chronicles the social and political
issues in Caucasus. She Graduated from the ICP in 2006, where she was awarded the John and Mary
Phillips Scholarship and ICP Director's Fund for her work on anti-war movement in New York.
Upon completing her studies, she returned to the Pankisi Gorge in Georgia to document a hidden
narrative of the Chechen conflict in an outpost of refugees. The project won second place in the Magnum
Foundation's Young Photographer in the Caucasus award in 2009.
Sulakauri was also awarded first prize for her story on Early Marriages by LensCulture, EU prize for
journalism and Human Right House in London.
She was included in a list of 30 under 30 Women Photographers and Photo District News' 30 emerging
photographers to watch. She is a participant of World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass 2017 and
2018 Reuters Photojournalism grantee. As of 2018, Sulakauri is a official Canon Ambassador.
Her work can be seen in publications such as The New York Times, National Geographic, der Spiegel,
Forbes Magazine, Reporters without borders, GEO Magazine and other.