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Programs range from music to literature, film to theatre and dance, visual arts, to architecture, design and fashion, in addition to talks and lecture series, with collaborations across these disciplines and others, in the US and around the world.

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do it (home)

As many around the world are experiencing social distancing and orders to stay at home, Albanian Institute is joining Independent Curators International (ICI) and over 30 art spaces around the world in sharing do it (home). A version of do it envisioned by Obrist in 1995, do it (home) assembles a set of artists instructions that can easily be realized in one’s own home.

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ONE CHANGE I WOULD LIKE TO SEE AFTER CORONOVIRUS

It is difficult not to reflect in quarantine. For those of us who have not yet knowingly been infected, with all its restrictions, self-isolation is a time to pause, rest, reconnect with our immediate family and reflect. But reflection in this case is not merely a self-indulgent search for the meaning of life.

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A Moment for Courage

While we all face a long road ahead and practice social isolation, we need art more than ever to help us find comfort, hope, and a sense of unity.

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Prof. Francesco Altimari on the Arbëreshë

A lecture by Professor Francesco Altimari on the Arbëreshë’s peculiar culture, the extraordinary history, and heritage, co-presented by the Albanian Institute and Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò in NYC.

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Arbëreshë

The Arbëreshë people, also known as Italo-Albanian or Arbëreshët e Italisë, are the descendants of the Albanian who fled to Italy between the 14th and 18th centuries as a consequence of the Ottoman invasion of the Balkans.

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Hunting Flies – New York Premiere

Hunting Flies, by Albanian-born, Norway-based writer-director Izer Aliu, to premiere in New York City.

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Partnerships and collaborations are at the heart of our work, and it has been since the beginning. We have collaborated with some of the biggest institutions and leading museums, international artists, and we have been working in partnership with  governments, businesses, and donors to create opportunities worldwide. In addition, we have partnerships with most prominent online platforms including:

Artsy / Google Arts & Culture / EUNIC.

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