Anri Sala

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Anri Sala
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Anri Sala at MACBA Barcelona
Birth name Anri Sala
Born 1974 (1974)
Tirana, Albania
Nationality Albanian

Anri Sala (born 1974) is a contemporary artist whose primary medium is video.

Life and career[edit]

Sala studied art at the Albanian Academy of Arts from 1992 to 1996. He also studied video at the Ecole Nationale des Arts Décoratifs, Paris and film direction in Le Fresnoy-Studio National des Arts Contemporains, Tourcoing. He lives and works in Paris.

Sala's video installation Dammi i colori ("Give me the colors") was on display at Tate Modern in London. The installation reflects on the transformation of Tirana in 2003 by means of colors. The installation includes a conversation with Tirana's mayor, Edi Rama, a personal friend of the artist's and the force behind this transformation. Sala will participate in ROUNDTABLE: The 9th Gwangju Biennale (2012).[1]

He represented France at the Venice Biennale in 2013.

Shows[edit]

Individual Shows[edit]

2013

  • Ravel-Ravel-unRavel, French Pavilion,Biennale di Venezia

2011

  • No Formula One No Cry, The Promenade Gallery, Vlora

2005

2004

2003

  • Blindfold, Galerie Johnen and Schöttle, Köln
  • Kunsthalle Wien, Wien
  • Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italien

2002

2000

  • De Appel Foundation, Amsterdam
  • Galerie Johnen and Schöttle, Cologne (with Martin Boyce)
  • Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich (with Torsten Slama)

2001

  • Galerie Chantal Croussel, Paris

2002

  • Hauser & Wirth, Zürich

Group Exhibitions[edit]

2009

2005

  • Situated Self, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade

2004

2003

2002

  • el aire es azul – the air is blue, Casa Museo Luis Barragán
  • Missing Landscape, Galerie Johnen and Schöttle, Cologne
  • In Search of Balcania, Graz
  • The mind is a horse, Bloomberg Space, London
  • Geschichte(n), Salzburger Kunstverein
  • Haunted by Details, DeAppel, Amsterdam
  • Cardinales, Museo de Arte Contemporanea de Vigo, Vigo

2001

2000

  • Media City Seoul 2000, Seoul Metropolitan Museum, Seoul
  • Geographies: Darren Almond – Graham Gussin – Anri Sala, Galerie Chantal Croussel, Paris
  • voilà- le monde dans la tête, Musée d’art moderne de la ville de Paris
  • Manifesta 3, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • The world in mind, ARC, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
  • Wie Weg - Disappeared, Association for Contemporary Art, Graz
  • Wider Bild Gegen Wart- Positions to a political discours, Raum Aktueller Kunst, Vienna
  • Man muss ganz schön viel lernen, um hier zu funktionieren, Frankfurter Kunstverein

1999

1997

  • Ostrenanije-97, Video Festival, Bauhaus, Dessau

1995

  • Tunnel 95, National Gallery, Tirana
  • Spring 95, First Prize, National Gallery, Tirana
  • Symposium Kultur Kontakt, Kunsthaus Horn, Austria

Short films[edit]

1999

  • Quelle histoire? (Mirage Illimité), Paris
  • Nocturnes (Le Fresnoy), Tourcoing. Selected at the Rencontres cinématographiques, Tourcoing (1999); selected at the Short Film Festival, Clermont Ferrand (2000)

1998

  • Intervista - finding the words (Ideale Audience, ENSAD), Paris. Best Film Award, Estavar Video Festival, Estavar. Best Documentary Film Award, Entrevues Festival, Belfort. Best Short Film Award, Amascultura Festival, Portugal. Best Documentary Film Award, International Documentary Film Festival, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (1999). Best Documentary Film Award, Filmfest 2000, Tirana

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.e-flux.com/announcements/roundtable-announces-participants/
  2. ^ "Anri Sala Beirut Art Center". Nafas Art Magazine, Univserses in Universe. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "TWA Terminal Named as One of the Nation’s Most Endangered Places". Municipal Art Society New York, February 9th, 2004. 
  4. ^ a b "A Review of a Show You Cannot See". Designobvserver.com, Tom Vanderbilt, January 14, 2005. 
  5. ^ a b c "Now Boarding: Destination, JFK". The Architects Newspaper, September 21, 2004. 
  6. ^ "Art Exhibition at JFK Airport's TWA Terminal Abruptly Shut Down". Architectural Record, John E. Czarnecki,, October 11, 2004. 

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