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Projects

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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Projects

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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Saranda-Albania
Programs

Normalities

Normalities – a group exhibition show starring artists Cäcilia BROWN, Nemanja CVIJANOVIC, Dusica DRAZIC, Flaka HALITI, Ibro HASANOVIC, Jelena JURESA, Jakob Lena KNEBL, Irena Lagator PEJOVIC, Armando LULAJ, Alban MUJA, Damir OCKO, Ana PRVACKI, Marusa SAGADIN, Saso STANOJKOVIK, Kerstin VON GABAIN.

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Announcements

Museum as Score

Don’t miss Albanian Institute’s choreographer and artistic curator, Brigel Gjoka and Riley Watts performing “Duo” by William Forsythe at the Philadelphia Museum of Art!

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Film

This Silence

“Dance is how I express myself. Other artists express themselves by way of painting, music, or acting. I express myself through the expression of the body.” — Doda.
This Silence is a short documentary following dancer and choreographer Gentian Doda. It tells the story through movement and emotions on stage, with a quiet look at New York City streets.

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Theatre

Broken April

Deep in the mountains, a young man is caught up in a blood feud that has plagued his family for generations. With one month to live, he must make an impossible choice: break the cycle to fight for love, or surrender to fate.

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Film

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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Announcements

Design Talks – Dino Korca in conversation with Dr. Christopher Turner

Dino Korca, curator of the Albanian Pavilion at London Design Biennale, will deliver a talk titled “The Pursuit of Happiness”, exploring the inaugural theme Utopia by Design.

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Literature

Crossing — Book talk with author Pajtim Statovci

The Kosovo-born Finnish novelist Pajtim Statovci, who was hailed by the New York Times as “his literary gifts are prodigius” and New Yorker “strange and exquisite”, will join us to discuss his new novel Crossing, that speaks to identity, exile, war, and love, and much much more.

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Film

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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Film

Babai – New York Premiere

“Babai is a masterpiece from a young master for whom we have great respect and gratitude … It had us spellbound, moved and overwhelmed” – 33rd Munich Film Festival
Director: Visar Morina. With Val Moloku, Astrit Kabashi, Adriana Matoshi, Alban Ukaj. This heartrending father-son saga is a timely look at the refugee plight as seen through the eyes of a child.

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Talks

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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