Was born in 1964 in Georgia, visual artist & independent curator for contemporary arts; first moved to Berlin in 1995, since 1997 permanently lives & works in Paris.

Shalva Khakhanashvili after his first exhibition in 1988 in Tbilisi, has participated in personal & group shows in Tbilisi, Baku, Berlin, Bonn, Bruxelles, Cannakale, Chisinau, Chelyabinsk, Istanbul, Köln, London, Nantes, Moscow, Rethymnon, Sofia, Samarkand, Tashkent, St. Petersburg, Strasbourg, Thessaloniki, Vilnius, Riga, Tallinn & Paris…

Shalva Khakhanashvili is the artistic director of Caravansarai – Artistic Exchanges, an International program for organizing contemporary Art Events & Art Forums in Eastern & Western Europe, Central Asia & Turkey. Shalva Khakhanashvili is organizing artistic exchanges & contemporary art networks between France & Georgia on regular basis.