Regional Residency Program in Tirana | Resistance


The Regional Residency Program in Tirana, which ZETA – Center for Contemporary Art, will organize in the period from 9 March to 8 April 2020, will bring together 7 artists from four countries in the region: Albania, Kosovo, Serbia and Northern Macedonia.

The program is supported by Swiss Cultural Fund in Albania (SCFA) a project of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), and will focus on supporting artistic research and regional exchange for artists who have been selected in collaboration with partner organizations: Station, Center for Contemporary Art, Pristina, Ilija and Mangelos Foundation , Serbia; Faculty of Things That Can’t Be Learned (FR ~ U), Northern Macedonia.

Participation Artists are:

Lori Lako, Fatlum Doçi, from Albania; Edona Kryeziu, from Kosovo; Nina Galiç and Darko Vukiç, from Serbia; Nikola Slavevski and Natasha Nedelkova, from North Macedonia.

During the program there will be presentations and Artists Talks with guests: Lindita Komani, Edmond Budina, Ergin Zaloshnja, Pleurad Xhafa, Gentian Shkurti, Stefano Romano, Collective HAVEIT, Leonard Qylafi dhe Luçian Bedeni.

Talking schedule:

Lindita Komani and Edmond Budina (National Theater, Goethe hall, March 9, 2020, at 18:00)

Ergin Zaloshnja (March 11, 2020, at 18:00, ZETA Center)

Pleurad Xhafa (March 13, 2020, at 12:30, ZETA Center)

Gentian Shkurti (March 16, 2020, at 18:00, ZETA Center)

Stefano Romano (March 18, 2020, at 18:00, ZETA Center)

Luçjan Bedeni (March 19, 2020, at 12:30, “Marubi” National Museum of Photography, Shkodër)

Haveit (March 21, 2020, at 18:00, ZETA Center)

Leonard Qylafi (March 23, 2020, at 12:30, ZETA Center)

At the end of the residency program an exhibition will be opened with the works that artists will create in the residency. Their work, exhibition and the results of the program will be published in a catalog, which will be launched in May 2020.

The exhibition will be open April 7, 2020, at ZETA Center