By the late 1980’s, segments of Georgian society had become frustrated with lackluster and oppressive Soviet leadership and began demanding more autonomy. By April of 1989 these grievances led to protests in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. Religious figures featured prominently in the protests as symbols of cultural and national unity.
About the Artist
Tbilisi 1989 documents this early period of unrest before the collapse of the Soviet Union and the emergence of an independent Georgia. Tsagareli is famous for having documented this crucial period in Georgia’s recent history. His work is instrumental in providing a photographic record of Georgia’s post-Soviet transition.
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