Material Talk – Endri Dani



March 27, 2020 – 6pm

Endir Dani, artist and participant of the Styria-Artist-in-Residence (St.AiR) in conversation about his artistic practise and current projects.

Endir Dani was born in 1987 in Shkodra, Albania. He studied at the University of Arts in Tirana from 2006-2010 and currently lives and works in Tirana. He is co-founder of MIZA Galeri, an artist-run space in Tirana dedicated to emerging artists from the Balkan/Mediterranean region. His recent work has been deeply oriented towards anthropological research, focusing on the predicaments of local identity in the era of globalization and underlying paradoxes, particularly as they manifest themselves in material and consumer culture. Dani’s work has been exhibited in the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, India (2016); Bienal del Fin del Mundo, Argentina (2015); Marrakech Biennale 5, Marrakech (2014), as well as in museums such as the Centre Pompidou, Metz (2020); The Isreal Museum Jerusalem (2019); Centre Pompidou, Paris (2016); MuCEM, Marseille (2016); Ludwig Museum-Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest (2016); The Pino Pascali Museum Foundation, Italy (2015) and the National Art Gallery, Tirana among others.

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