Born in 1970 in Durres, Albania
Lives and works in Milan, Italy & Tirana, Albania

Awards and Residencies

2013  Artist in Residence at TICA Tirana, Albania
2013  Artist in Residence Hammer Museum,Los Angeles, USA
2011  Artist in Residence Krems, Austria
2010  Residence Internationale Aux Recollets, Paris, France
2008  CEC ArtsLink Residency NY, @ ASU Museum Arizona, USA
2007  Artist in Residence at Jerusalem Center for the Visual Arts (JCVA), Jerusalem, Israel
2006  Targetti Light Art Award 2005 @ Artefiera 2006, Bologna, Italy
1999  Mercedes Benz Prize Centro d?Arte la Loggia, Montefiridolfi, Italy

Special Projects

2013
- Women, Justice and the Law ,  a community project held in Tirana with women prisoners at Ali Demi Prison 325, Tirana, Albania
- community project held at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, USA - Directed by Ali Subotnick.

2010
Paper Therapy a community project held at  Maggie's Centre in Hammersmith at Charing Cross Hospital & Bloomberg employs at their offices London. UK. Project done in collaboration with Arts Co and commissioned by Bloomberg, London. Directed by Sigrid Wilkinson, Arts Co

2008
One Night Only the U.S. Taliesin West ? Frank Lloyd Wright's Foundation, Scottsdale  in collaboration with ASU Art Museum, Arizona, U.S.A

2007
The Ethiopian Embroiderers workshop in collaboration with Jerusalem Centre for Visual Arts( JCVA), Tel Aviv, Israel - directed by Nirith Nelson

2006 
Taipei Contemporary Ink Painting Biennal. Taipei, Taiwan
Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial 2006, Two weeks workshop in Japan

2005
Yellow Stickers: Urban intervention project in simultaneously with the 51st Venice Biennale
 
Solo exhibtions

2016
T’Ain’t Nobody’s Business if I Do, Zygote Press Gallery,Cleveland,USA

2014
Fearful Intentions, Josza Gallery, Brussels. Belgium

2011
About translation Galerie IG Bildende Kunst, Vienna, Austria - Curated by Karin Perggener

2010
Laws, Lies, Traditions & Convictions, Josza gallery, Brussels, Belgium.

2009
Imagine the possibilities, Gallery Alessandro Bagnai. Florence, Italy - Curated by James Putnam

2008
Panoramic Landscapes, Herzliya Museum Israel
The 16 Ways, gallery Braverman By Art Projects. Tel Aviv, Israel

2006
Something in common Gallery Anita Beckers, Frankfurt, Germany
Getting lost in Venice it's wonderful, Gallery Traghetto. Venice, Italy

2005
Object of Desire, gallery The Flat, Milan, Italy - Curated by Gabi Scardi

2004
Viaggio/Trip Studioventicinque, Milan, Italy

Selected group exhibitions

2017
10 years, anniversary exhibition, Galerie Dix9 - Hélène Lacharmoise, Paris
Hotel Europa, Vilnius, Lithuania
No Place like home, Israeli Museum, Jerusalem - Curator Adina Kamien-Kazhdan
Eccentric Spaces, Riccardo Costantini Contemporary,Torino, Italy- Curated by Elena Inchingolo & Paola Stropiana
Drawing Biennale, Drawing Room, London, UK
Bedlam & Balance, ArtYard Frenchtown, NJ, USA

2016
The pleasure of Love, October Salon, Belgrad, Serbia - curator David Elliott
Drawing Now art fair, Paris - presented by Galerie Dix9

2015

Biennale de Thessalonique, curator Katherina Gregos
Drawing Biennal, London

2014
Under Erasure. Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel - Curated by Irith Hadar
ART IN PORT ? Coexistence: for a new Adriatic koinè. Piramida, Tirana, Albania./National Art Gallery Cetinje, Montenegro/. Muzej Moderne, Rijeka, Croatia/ Magazzino del Sale, Venice/ Pino Pascali Foundation, Polignano a Mare, Italy.
Transmutation, Jozsa gallery. Brussels, Belgium
L'Oeuvre au Noir, Jozsa gallery, Brussels. Belgium

2013

What do you make of this? FAB Gallery, Tirana. Albania.
Human Nature, Gallery Braverman, Tel Aviv. Israel

2012
Kama. Sesso e Design Triennale Design Museum, Milan. Italy - Curated by Silvana Annicchiarico
The best of times, the worst of times. Rebirth and apocalypse in contemporary art. The 1st Kiev International Biennale of Contemporary Art. Kiev, Ukraine - Curated by David Elliott
Dress/id, the language of the self/ le langage de moi, Centre D'Art Passerelle, Brest. France - Curated by Ulrike Kremeier

2011
Magic Lantern: Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
7th Triennial of Contemporary Art, Tournai, Belgium
Kunst Stoff. Textilien in der Kunst seit 1960, Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe, Germany
Das Textile als Medium der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Kunst Archiv Darmstadt,Germany
Geopathies, 54th Internat Art Exhibition Venice Biennale - Albanian Pavilion.
The five continents, International Triennial of Contemporary textile Arts of Tournai, Belgium
Nach Strich und Faden, Fruehsorge Contemporary Drawing Gallery, Berlin
Explore the potential of new technologies and alternative sourses, Bloomberg, London, UK - Curated by Sigrid Wilkinson- Arts Co and commissioned by Bloomberg.

2010
Nove artisti per "Napoli milionaria" al Palazzo Ducale Martina Franca (TA)
Edition 5 Erstfeld at the Haus für Kunst, Altdorf, Switzerland
Säen und Jäten Volkskultur in der zeitgenössischen Kunst. Städtische Galerie Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany
Non totalmente immemori, né completamente nudi, Galleria Communale d'Arte Contemporanea di Monfalcone. Italy - Curated by Andrea Bruciati, Eva Comuzzi

2009
Fragile, fields of empathy, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon. South Korea
Marvellous Reality Gallery Espace, New Delhi, India
The Symbolic Efficiency of the Frame, 4th Tirana International Biennial, Albania. (Curatored by Joa Ljundberg & Edi Muka)
Säen und Jäten"Volkskultur in der zeitgenössischen Kunst?. Städtische Galerie Ravensburg, Germany - Curated by Dr. Nicole Fritz
Threads, National Queer Arts Festival 2009, SOMARTS Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA - Curated by Pamela Peniston & Courtney Dailey
Fragile, fields of empathy, Museum of Saint Etienne. France
Windows onto the Sea, Strasbourg. France
Fuorisalone 2009, Plusdesign Gallery, Milan, Italy
Dritto Rovescio, Triennale Museum, Milan, Italy

2008
One Night Only at Taliesin West ? Frank Lloyd Wright's Foundation, Scottsdale In collaboration with ASU Art Museum, Arizona, USA - Curated by John Spiak
Micro narratives, Museum of Sant Etiene. France - Curated by Lorand Hegyi
Mediations Biennale. Un voyage sentimental, 1st Poznan Biennial, Poland
The Bearable Lightness of being. The metaphor of the space, Palazzo Pesaro Papafava. 11th International Architecture Biennale Venice, Italy
Emergenze Creative MAR Museo d'Arte della Città di Ravenna, Italy
The thread as the line: Contemporary sewn art, Ellipse Arts Centre, Arlington, Virginia, USA - Curated by  Cynthia Connolly
Women's Images/Frauenbilder, Kunsthalle Lingen, Germany - Curated by Dr. Heiner Schepers

2007
48th October Art Salon Belgrade, Serbia. Yugoslavia
Just in Time, Gallery Riccardo Crespi, Milan. Italy

2006
L'immagine sottile, Galleria Communale d'Arte Contemporanea di Monfalcone, Italy
Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial 2006, Japan
Das Pferd erzählen, Kunsthalle, Göppingen. Germany
Travelling Light. Nothing to lose, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, USA Curated by Julia Draganovic

2005
BoundLess, Partecipating/contributing in Jan Christensen installation. Stenersenmuseet, Oslo, Norway - Curated by Henry Meyric Hughes

2004
Place for the Self, Apexart, New York ,USA - Curated by Amnon Barzel
Colours of Albania, National Gallery, Tirana, Albania - Curated by Edi Muka

2000
Noi amiamo l'Italia, l'Italia ama noi Mostra a latere del 51° Premio Michetti Palazzo Arnese, Ortona, Italy - Curated by Edi Muka
Travelling exhibition Junge Kunst Aus Italien: Kassel/ Documenta Halle, Magdeburg/Johanneskirche, Suermondt Ludwig Museum, Aachen
Postdam/Kulturhaus Altes Rathaus, Karlsruhe, Badischer Kunstverein - Curated by Dr. Ulrich Schneider
Host Home Gallery 5020 Salzburg, Austria - Curated by Peter Weiermaier and Amnon Barzel