Tinatin lives and works in Berlin. She studied architecture and urban design in Tbilisi and Barcelona. Currently, she is working on her PhD thesis concerning the (post-) Soviet mass housing settlement of Gldani,a suburb of Tbilisi. Tinatin's work concentrates on a sociological approach towards architecture and urban space. In her work she tries to understand what
happened to Gldani in the transition period after Georgia regained its independence in 1991. In addition to authoring several publications and lectures, Tinatin is the co-founder, artistic director of the Tbilisi Architecture Biennial and project Coordinator ACT|UP Activating Urban Periphery in eastern Europe.
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