GEORGIA. 2009. School. Nikozi, near the Russian occupant's and South Ossetian separatist's check-point. A first grader, he was one of the few people who stayed home in the village, during the Russian-Georgian war in 2008. After the war ended many people did not return to Nikozi, the School has only 3 first graders.
Biography: Daro Sulakauri (b.1985, Tbilisi) After obtaining a degree from the Department of Cinematography at the Tbilisi State University, she moved to New York to study photojournalism at the International School of Photography (ICP). Before graduating in 2006, she was awarded the John and Mary Phillips Scholarship as well as recognized by the ICP Director's Fund. Upon finishing, she returned to the Pankisi Gorge in her native Caucasus nation of Georgia and continued Photojournalism. She won second place of the Magnum Foundation's Young Photographer in the Caucasus award in 2009. The SCI (Civil...