Biography

Born 1979 in Fier, Albania
Lives and work in Tirana, Albania

EDUCATION

2005 – 08
National Academy of Fine Art, Tirana, Albania
2008 – 09
Royal Academy of Fine Art, Stockholm, Sweden

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
Identic Fiction, Irrgang Gallery, Berlin
2014
Visit in the Wound, Zeta Gallery, Tirana, Albania
2009
Mejan Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

GROUP  EXHIBITIONS

2016
1207 Km East, Mucem Museum, Marseille, France
Sommer, Galerie Irrgang, Leipzig, Germany
24 Karat Reflection, Bunk’Art 2 Museum, Tirana, Albania
Balkan Breeze, Summa Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
Supermarket 2016, Har i Huset, Stockholm, Sweden

2015
This is not a Palm Tree, Neurotitan Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Neomigjeniane, National Gallery of Art, Tirana Albania
Faces, Kalo Gallery, Tirana, Albania
ACAS, The National Museum of History, Tirana

2014
Post Albanian Artists, Museo Pino Pascali, Italy
No Signal, Bunk’Art Museum, Tirana, Albania

2013
Suden, KunstHalle, Berlin, Germany
LiveArt, National Gallery  of Art, Tirana, Albania
NordArt, Kunstwerk Carlshutte, Budelsdorf, Germany
Flash Art Event, Palazzo Del Ghiaccio, Milano, Italy
Supermarket, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

2012
In and Out, Tirana Ekspres Center, Tirana, Albania
The National Day, Embassy of Italy, Tirana, Albania
Supermarket, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

2011
Iron Applause, Slovak National Gallery of Art, Bratislava
Rwind/Play/Forward, Akademy Graz Gallery, Graz, Austria
What Happend to the General, Gallery, Tirana, Albania
Colours of the Frontiers, Castello Normanno, Brindisi, Italia
Colours of the Frontiers National Museum, Tirana, Albania
A History Out of Context, The Promenade Gallery, Vlorë, Albania

2010
Onufri Prize, Albania  National Gallery of Art, Tirana
Squat the city, Olympia Trade Center, Tirana, Albania
Port open Art Port, Port of Durrës, Durres
Ardhje 2010, Zeta Gallery, Tirana, Albania
Informal Mind, Metropol Theatre, Tirana, Albania
Rwind/Play/Forward, Zeta Gallery, Tirana, Albania
Transzinxhir, FAP Gallery, Tirana, Albania

2009
Artist in Progress, Royal Academy of Art, Stockholm, Sweden
Mejan  Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden,
Südlicht, 18M Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Ardhje 2009, Zeta Gallery, Tirana, Albania
Onufri Prize, The National Gallery of Art, Tirana, Albania

2008
National Academy of Arts, Tirana, Albania
Idromeno Prize, Art Gallery of  Shkoder, Albania
“With  each new dawn it`s not the same world as the day before”
Zeta Gallery, Tirana, Albania
Coming, Art Gallery of Durrës, Albania

ART RESIDENCY

2012
Villa Romana Price, Firenze, Italy
2010
TICA Conteporary Art, Tirana, Albania
2008
Royal University College of Fine Art, Stockholm, Sweden

AWARDS

2013
First prize of  “Live Art Award”, Tirana, Albania
2009
Second prize of International Exhibition “Onufri 2009″  Tirana, Albania
2007
First prize  “Most Innovative Idea”, launched by
the World Bank, Tirana, Albania

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Catalogues and Articles

2014
Les images d’une dictature, Atelier, Arte Tv, March 2014
Lo sguardo nella ferita albanese di Enkelejd Zonja, Il Giornale Arte, Aprile 2014
Post Albanian Artist, Art Tribune, Jun 2014
2013
Live Art Award, Shqip News, November  2013
Le surrealisme socialiste, Harmatan, September 2013
2011
Iron Applause, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, August 2011
Rwind/Play/Forward, Kunstraum Next Andra News, Graz, Austria, March 2011
Erste Fondation, Slovakia, August 2011
Nostalgi, Onesty, Evaluation, Shqip News, June 2011
L’arte ricomincia dal rosso di una rosa,  Avvenire News, Milano, June 2011
Südlicht,  Kunst Magazin, Berlin, July 2011