Poet and performer Zurab Rtveliashvili was from Georgia. He was very active in the "Rose Revolution", 2003. Rtveliashvili was persecuted and arrested several times as a consequence of his performances, and arrived as guest writer in Stockholm City of Refuge in 2010.
His works include I-Retsqia (1997), Apokrifi (2001) and Anarqi (2006). He has also featured in the documentary film At the top of my voice (2009).
Zurab Rtveliashvili passed away in April 2021.