Nika Kutateladze (b. 1989) has a BA in architecture from the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts, and completed his studies at the Tbilisi Center of Contemporary Art (CCA). He has participated in residencies at La Station in Nice, France in 2015 and the Yarat Contemporary Art Center in Baku, Azerbaijan in 2017. Kutateladze’s solo exhibitions include: Wall, Coarse calico, Parquet, organized by Iare Pekhit in 2016, and Minibus and Playground in My Old Apartment at 20 Mickevich Street in 2017. His work has also been shown in group exhibitions, including Festinova Garikula 2014-2015.
Protecting the house while I’m away
Nika Kutateladze is mainly working on monumental solo projects which combine different kinds of architecture with contemporary contexts. His works mainly feature a person’s approach towards different givens and the way everyday life is reflected in architecture.
His work presented in the framework of the TAB is a replica of an abandoned house in Guria region, filled with thorn bush aimed at protecting the house from burglars and animals.