News from the Albanian Institute New York. Updates on our projects, introductions to the artists we work with and occasionally a long play article about themes or phenomena we find topical in the field of arts and visual culture.

Kosova: Beyond The Name

The Albanian Institute presents Artist Talk lecture series with the visual artist Alban Muja in conversation with Colin Huerter.

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IdeasCity – New Museum

Albanian Institute in collaboration with Arte Institute and New Museum is proud to present “I will Play your Soul” interactive art performance at the IDEAS CITY Festival 2015.

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Taulant Mehmeti: Jazz Duo 2015

Taulant Mehmeti, Kosovo born Albanian guitarist and a recent graduate from the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music is a natural improviser, drawing upon the rich Balkan rhythms and gypsy music he grew up hearing and playing.

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The Arts & Culture NYC Forum 2015

Directed by Dino Korca, the forum brings together a diverse range of speakers, artists and diplomats, and engages experts from across numerous fields, aiming to challenge old ideas, spark new ones, and catalyze potent partnerships across disciplines.

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Film Bota – New York Premiere

The prime protagonist is Juli (Flonja Kodheli), a pensive young woman who divides her time between looking after her elderly great-aunt Noje (Tinka Kurti) in her crumbling apartment block and working at the cafe, which is owned by her cousin Benni (Artur Gorishti).

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The Arts & Culture NYC Forum 2014

Great art and culture at its best, opens our imagination, develops a critical mind and helps us to understand and accept our differences. And although the impact of art and culture may not be easily measured, the lack of it, always can.

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