Sophio Medoidze is a London based artist and filmmaker, who was born and grew up in the republic of Georgia. She works across moving image, photography and writing, her practice explores similarities between cinema, touch and language. Medoidze’s films are known for their experimental nature and their depiction of politically charged landscapes, as she questions the interplay of the rural and urban and languages and translation. Over the past five years she has been working with the nomadic Tushetian community in her native Georgia, Tusheti Trilogy (2018-2023) is one outcome of that process. Her first monograph, Bastard Sun was published by Distanz and Kona books (2023). Medoidze was awarded the Sainsbury Scholarship at the British School at Rome (2024-2025), Berwick New Cinema Award (2023) and Tyneside Cinema Projections Commission (2019). Her films have been screened and exhibited in the UK and internationally including at TATE Modern (UK), Kunsthal Charlottenborg (DK), LC Queisser (GE), Beursschouwburg (BE), CAC Brétigny (FR) and Serpentine Cinema (UK).

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