Salome Machaidze is a Gerogian artist and filmmaker based in Berlin, Germany. In 1993 she studied Stage Design at the Tbilisi State Academy of Fine Arts, graduated in 1995 with a degree in Fine Arts. In Georgia she had solo exhibitions and was part of the artist's group GOSLAB. She worked as a set designer for the Film Actors Theater, and was part of the controversial arts movement in Georgia during the age of “Perestroika” in 90's. She graduated from UDK (Berlin University of Arts) in year 2000 with a degree in visual communication. In 2002, she studied experimental media at UDK (Berlin University of Art) receiving her masters in 2005. Her thesis, the feature-length experimental movie Trigger Tiger screened at the Voklsbühne Theater in Berlin. Salome’s works have been exhibited and screened in Georgia, Germany, France, UK, Switzerland, Poland, Greece, and Austria.