Print on Black Granite
40 cm x 30 cm
“Immortals” is a series of pictures printed on black granite, the traditional way of making grave portraits in Georgia. I took photos of ordinary people dressed in the Georgian designer's clothes who serve as models in my art project. Georgian cemeteries inspired me to use this old fading tradition of grave portraits and convert them into fashion images. It was interesting how people reacted to my proposal to be a model for a gravestone. Everybody has been happy so far. We were creating images just for fun, just for playing with death or maybe defeating it.
Nata Sopromadze is a Tbilisi based Georgian photographer. After her graduation from the School of Documentary Photography - Sepia in 2007 she founded a photo studio called Bina and in 2009, together with her friends, she created a non-commercial, first Georgian online magazine Beat about photography and contemporary art, based in the same studio. In 2012 Beat continued its existence in a video format ...
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