Artan Shabani was born in 1969 in Vlora. Lives and works in Turin, Venice and Vlora. After his studies in Albania he moved to Italy and than France and Spain, when he worked on different projects. In 2003 he was the winner... [more]
Artan Shabaniwas born in 1969 in Vlora. Lives and works in Turin, Venice and Vlora. After his studies in Albania he moved to Italy and than France and Spain, when he worked on different projects. In 2003 he was the winner of Special Prize at Osterbottens Museum in Vaasa. Shabani is the founder of The Promenade Gallery (2007). At 2009 also was the curator of Albania & Kosovo Pavilion, Prague Biennial 4. He has exhibited at The Promenade Gallery Vlora,
Artan Shabani selected exhibitions \ The 13th International Architecture BIENNALE 13, Directed by David Chipperfield \ Albanian Pavilon, IN HERITAGE, Curator Ilir Voci, Venice, Italy\ Prague Biennale 4, Director and General Curators Helena Kontova and Giancarlo Politi, General Editor & Curatorial Advisor, Nicola Trezzi. Praha Czech Republic \ Venice Biennale - 53. Editions, 'Krossing / Oltre I Confini Tra I Territori, Oltre I Confini Tra Artista e Spettatore', Forte Marghera Venice italy \ The Fondation Palazzo Bricherasio, Historical Rooms, Torino Italy \ La Générale en Manufacture Sèvres, ''Talking About'', Paris France \ Mavi Kum Gallery,'Foreigners, ma non troppo', Istanbul Turkey \ National Museum of Fine Arts, Heritage Malta "I Fought The X And The X Won", Valleta. Malta \ I fought the X and the X won - Muzeul de Arta Cluj - Napoca, Cluj Romania \ Tina B Contemporary Art Festival, Curated by Lydia Pribisova. Prague Czech Republic \ Casa Masaccio center for Contemporary Art. 'Duble Bind'. San Giovanni Valdarno. Italy \ Kosova National Gallery of Arts,'Calling All The Stations' Muslim Mulliqi prize. Curated By Michele Robecchi & Gazmend Ejupi. Prishtina. Kosovo \ The National Gallery of Arts Tirana, 'Ballkan Metamorphosis', Tirana Albana \ Doria Pamphili Palace, San Martino al Cimino, Viterbo Italy\ Villa Caruso Bellosguardo, Lastra a Signa, Florence Italy \ The National Automobile Museum of Italy in Turin. Italy \ Palace of European Concils, Constructed Realities, Strasbourg France \ The Salmatoris Palace,' Artan Shabani',Cherasco Italy \ Hosted in Athens BEST-OFF/Vlorë, Athens Greece.\ Osterbottens Museum Vaasa, The National Museum of Fine Arts Valleta, Muzeul de Arta Cluj, Tina B Contemporary Art Festival Prague, The National Gallery of Macedonia Scopie, The National Library Florence, Bocconi University, Artissima Turin.