GEORGIA

Music

16 incredible albums you might have missed so far in 2020

As we hit the halfway mark on the year, here are some musical gems -- released from January to June -- that may have slipped under your radar.
Douglas Greenwood
6.30.20
Culture

Watch this livestream from Tbilisi’s techno clubs

To combat venue closures and lacking government support, Georgia’s best-loved clubs, including Bassiani, are uniting to raise funds for creatives hard-hit by the pandemic.
Mahoro Seward
5.27.20
Photography

Photographing Tbilisi creatives challenging the status quo through style

Piet Oosterbeek went to the conservative capital to explore how its youth express themselves sartorially.
Rolien Zonneveld
1.10.20
News

netflix threatens to boycott the state of georgia over controversial abortion bill

The streaming giant has become the first major Hollywood studio to speak out against America’s battle over abortion rights.
Alim Kheraj
5.29.19
Culture

meet the faces of tbilisi's legendary techno club

Nearly six months after the 'rave revolution' that made Bassiani famous, i-D spoke to the young ravers about their hopes for the future.
Nicole DeMarco
12.10.18
Photography

intimate photos of tblisi's young queer community

Georgian photographer Lasha Fox offers a radical take on gender, sexuality, and bodies: “I really had to smash down the macho beauty ideal.”
Ruben Wissing
10.12.18
Culture

dancing for freedom in tbilisi

At the weekend, Georgian youth threw a protest rave outside Parliament after armed police stormed a Tbilisi nightclub. Following the protest, i-D talked to Tbilisi’s creative youth about what happened, and what's next.
Anastasiia Fedorova
5.15.18
Fashion

deeper than demna: this is georgia's next generation

Welcome to Tbilisi, through the eyes of its new guard of beauties.
Alexandra Manatakis
8.28.17
Photography

peyton fulford captures her nonconformist friend group in the deep south

“We grew up in the Deep South, and it’s not an inclusive area.”
Alice Newell-Hanson
5.8.17
Fashion

meet the 25-year-old designer behind georgia's next buzzy brand

25-year-old designer on the Demna effect, Eastern European optimism, and the appeal of ill-fitting suits
Hannah Ongley
12.15.16
Fashion

beyond vetements: get to know the other designers in georgian fashion’s new wave

While all eyes are on Demna Gvasalia, a major fashion shift is happening in his native Georgia. Here’s the design talents you need to know about.
Anastasiia Fedorova
10.5.16
Culture

a tbilisi diary: documenting a city on the cusp of change

After leaving his native Georgia three years ago for Berlin, photographer George Nebieridze finally worked his way through his archive of old images to reveal a city that doesn’t exist anymore, and a scene that changed beyond recognition.
Anastasiia Fedorova
9.27.16
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