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Education
MFA (merit) in Fine Art , Goldsmiths, University of London, UK 2013-2016
MA in Fine Art Photography, London College of Communication, UAL, London UK 2003-2005
BA (Hons) in Film Theory, National Institute of Theatre and Cinema, Tbilisi, GE 1996-2001

Solo exhibitions and screenings
Sophio Medoidze, e a shared Space, Tbilisi, Georgia 2 November - 23 November 2020
Sophio Medoidze, Jackals and Drones, LUX, Waterlow park, London UK 15 Jan– 22 February 2020
XITANA, Projections Commission, Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle, UK 22 February 2019
Sophio Medoidze: AB-JOY,  Serpentine Cinema, Peckhamplex, London, UK 9 June 2018
Sophio Medoidze & Tank.tv, MRA projects space, London, UK 20th May 2010
Laboratory For The Future, Swiss Cottage Gallery, London, UK 4 January - 16 Feb 2008

Selected group exhibitions and screenings
Sâr Dubnotal, Centre of Contemporary Art Bretigny, France 19 September - 5 Devember 2020
Three, four trees, E.A. Shared Space, Tbilisi, Georgia 12th - 26th September 2020
Desire Nights at IMMA, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland  27th February 2020
Three positions, Contemporary Istanbul, Turkey 12-15 September 2019
Long Story Short (Part of Pirosmani Exhibition), Foundation Vincent van Gogh, Arles, France 25 Jul 2019
Hotel Europa, Open Space (Part of Tbilisi art fair), Tbilisi, Georgia 16 May -23 June 2019
Projections touring programme, HOMEmcr, The Hyde Park Picture House, Plymouth Arts Cinema,
Watershed, Exeter Phoenix, UK  March- April 2019
Printed Matter’s LA art book fair with Danarti zine, Los Angeles, US 12-14 April, 2019
Sergei Parajanov: Reminiscence, Close Up Cinema, London UK  8-10 March 2019
Jackals and Drones, Chronicles of A summer, In focus, Festival Scope, online, August 2018
Twelve Women Gone Missing, Tbilisi Art Fair, Writers House, Tbilisi, Georgia 19 -30 May 2018
Love among the Artists, invited by Laure Prouvost, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Switzerland  29 oct 2016 -12 February 2017
MFA FA show, Goldsmiths College, Laure Grove Baths, New Cross, London, UK 14-18 July 2016
Georgian Arthouse cinema, Veto Films, B-movie cinema, Hamburg, Germany 12-13 March 2016
EX(C)IT(e),(two person show), sixtyeight art institute, Copenhagen, Denmark 6 - 28 February 2015
In competition for Best video award, Avanca film festival, Aveiro, Portugal 24 July 2015
Art Wall, curated by Wato Tsereteli (CCA Tbilisi), Tbilisi, Georgia 23 dec 2014 - 23 Jan 2015
We are only in it for Money, Princess Alice, London, UK 24 March- 16 April 2013
Westworld at Xero, Kline, Coma, London, UK 29 July -19 August 2012 (catalogue)
All That Glitters is not Institution,  Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK  5 December 2010
This Is Not a Gateway, Hanbury Hall, London, UK  22-24 October 2010 (catalogue)
2nd Georgian Film Festival, Riverside studios, London, UK  25 Sept 2010 (catalogue)
After Paradjanov: Artists' film and video from Georgia, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK  9-11 April 2010
After Paradjanov: Artists film and video from Georgia, Pushkin House, London, UK  8 April 2010
22nd Instants Video, Qattan Foundation, Ramallah, Palestine 11 November 2009
Interzone/City, Galerija Galzenica, Zagreb, Croatia 4 February - 15 March 2009 (catalogue)
Salon 08, VINEspace Gallery, Vyner Street, London, UK 4 – 22 December 2008 (catalogue)
Contemporary Georgian Photography, F Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania 15 - 30 May 2007 (catalogue)
Artconcept, Festival of conceptual art, St Petersburg, Russia 21 - 27 August 2006
MFA Photography degree show, Well Galleries, LCC, London, UK  8 - 25 November 2005
Insomnia (Refugee Week), Oxo Tower, South Bank, London, UK 18 - 26 June 2005 (catalogue)

Nominations and awards
Elephant Trust project award, London, UK 2019     
Nominated for Derek Jarman Award 2019 and 2020   
Artists roundtable session with On&For (Auguste Orts), Brussels, Belgium 23-24 April 2019
Shortlisted for FLAMIN productions round eight, London UK, January 2019
Projections Artist’s Film Commissions, Tyneside cinema, Newcastle, UK  2018- 2019
Feature Expanded development award, Lo Schermo dell’arte, Florence and
HOME Manchester 2018 -2019   
Shortlisted for South London Gallery’s Graduate residency, London UK 2016   
Shortlisted for CCA Derry production award, Derry, Ireland 2015
European Cultural Foundation, Research and development grant, EU 2008

Curatorial projects
Artists’ film and video from Georgia, co-curators Laure Prouvost and TANK Magazine, UK 2009-2010
2nd Georgian film festival, curator of artists’ cinema, Riverside studios, London, UK 2009- 2010

Selected press 
Arthouse films and dark comedy, Matt Janney, The Calvert Journal, 15 June, 2020
Interview with Sophio Medoidze, Fernando Chaves Espinach, LUX website, 14th January, 2020
Projections Commissions at Tyneside Cinema, Ben Eastham, ArtReview magazine, May 2019
Sophio Medoidze in conversation with Maria Palacios Cruz, LUX website, 23 Aug 2018
Jackals and Drones, videos by Sophio Medoidze, Mackinnon-Little, TANK Magazine, June 2018
Georgia on my mind, K Sutton, ARTFORUM International, issue 2, 04 June 2018
Twelve woman gone missing, S. Obolashvili, Forbes Georgia, issue 4, January 2018
Tbilisi, Roses from the rubble, HG Master, ArtAsiaPacific, 29 June, 2018
The Lovers, Danarti Magazine, Issue 5: Georgia in 1990s, Kunsthalle Zurich  December 2017
Interview with Sophio Medoidze, O Rukhadze, Radio Liberty/Free Europe, 27 October 2016
Interview with Sophio Medoidze, Radio Gipa, Tbilisi, Georgia, 27 February 2015
Educational Changes, Sh McGregor, Huffington Post, UK 7 December 2012
The Year in Pictures, Axis Magazine, February issue, London, UK 2012
Olympic Art attack, F Brooks, Hackney Citizen, UK 11th January 2012
Interview with Sophio Medoidze, Radio 101 Zagreb, Croatia 10th February 2009
Laboratory for the future, T barbar, City am, London, UK  12th January 2008


    Upcoming:        Sâr Dubnotal, CAC Brétigny, France, 19 September - 5 Devember, 2020

                                                                       Three Four Trees, E.A. Shared Space, Tbilisi, Georgia, 12 - 26 September, 2020