Dina Oganova (b. 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 grant from the Open Society Foundation that was awarded to individual photographers from Central Asia, the South Caucasus, Afghanistan, Mongolia, and Pakistan. In 2015, PDN selected her as one of the 30 best emerging photographers to watch under the age of 30 and in the same year was a finalist for the Wallis Annenberg Prize. Oganova published her handmade limited edition photo book My Place that is in the collection of several museums, including the Metropolitan Museum in New York. Her long-term projects I am Georgia, My Place, and Frozen Waves have been exhibited internationally. Her latest book, with writer Salome Benidze, is titled (s)HERO(es). (Photo shot in Shukhuti Village, Georgia 2016.)


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