Tolia Astakhashvili works and lives in Berlin, Germany and Tbilisi, Georgia. Since 2004 she has taught at several institutions, as a guest lecturer in Mixed Media - Klasses Friedemann Hanh at Akademie für Bildende Künste Mainz, visiting lecturer in Tbilisi State Academy of Arts, and a docent of Installation Art at UDK. . Tolia works under different pseudonyms, in collaboration and solo practices, among them are Tolia Astakhasvili, Khishvi, Astali / Peirce. Her work has been included in the exhibitons LC Queisser, Tbilisi (2022); Art Hub Copenhagen, Copenhagen (2021); Räume für Kunst, Kerpen (2021); Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn (2021); Capitain Petzel Galerie, Berlin (2021); Goethe Institute Bulgaria / Earth and Man National Museum, Sofia (2019); Malmö Konsthall, Malmö (2019); Cabinet, London (2018).