BioRobot “Zura Jishkariani» aka Dilla was officially manufactured and distributed as a single demo version in Sokhumi.
Writer, artist, self-proclaimed Mayor of Sukhumi. In his works (Interactive installations, performances) Dilla investigates how “cold algorithms” can affect people’s emotions & vice versa. How can we manifest our deepest feelings through technologies?
His first book “Chewing Dawns, sugar-free” won Ilia State University prize for the best Georgian novel of 2017 & "Saba" for the best literature debut.
Sandro Asatiani works as Associate Professor at Ilia State University and as an invited expert in the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture, And Sport of Georgia.
From 2013 Sandro Asatiani worked at Georgian Institute of Public Affairs as Assistant Professor. Prior to that, Sandro was a new media consultant to international organizations and governmental agencies, including PH international, UNICEF, Transitions Online, Publishing House Diogene, Regione Toscana, the Regional Environmental Center Caucasus, and EuropeAid. He has more than ten years of working experience with local and international organizations in Georgia and abroad, where he managed video production, digital media, and online projects. Since 2009 Sandro is a visiting lecturer in several leading universities in Tbilisi, teaching social media and online communications in graduate and undergraduate courses. One of his most notable accomplishments was the publication in 2011 of the first Georgian book on social media, Social Media at School,