This year Gallery On The Move from Tirana, Albania participated in VIENNAFAIR The New Contemporary for the first time. The founder Fani Zguro kindly agreed to tell us about contemporary art in Albania.
Check out the institutions that participated in VIENNAFAIR 2013.
This year VIENNAFAIR The New Contemporary will present VIENNA XL (booth A19) for the first time, a platform for the introduction of non-profit, alternative, and artist-run spaces. Institutions from Albania, Georgia, Kosovo, Lithuania, and Serbia will be presented at the fair with the kind support of the Ministry for Education, the Arts and Culture BM:UKK.
I landed in Tirana, the capital city of Albania with 433,000 inhabitants, and was spellbound by its hospitality, pride, and positive attitude. There was ample sunshine, and groups of men were in long conversations about serious issues while standing by their newly acquired luxury cars.