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Thursday 25.04.2019

Fani Zguro at Accademia delle Belle Arti di Bari

Fani Zguro, Pushing An Elephant Upwards, color, no sound, 4min, 2007, courtesy the artist

Pushing An Elephant Upwards
Accademia delle Belle Arti di Bari


Schedule: 11.00 - 13.00 h


Accademia delle Belle Arti di Bari
Via Re David
189/c70124, Bari

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Fani Zguro
Curated by Gaetano Centrone
Accademia delle Belle Arti di Bari
26 April 2019

Fani Zguro presents at Accademia delle Belle Arti di Bari 'Pushing An Elephant Upwards', a screening curated by Gaetano Centrone. 'Pushing An Elephant Upwards' includes 'U Turn' (2006), 'Pushing An Elephant Upwards' (2007), 'Street by Street' (2007), 'Broken Threads' (2007), 'In A Blind Of An Eye' (2008), 'Fireflies' (2011), 'A.C.A.S.' (2011) and 'Anarchy' (2014). All the videos will be introduced by Gaetano Centrone. This screening/lecture will be presented on 26 April 2019 and is open for the public.

Fani Zguro was born in 1977 in Tirana. Lives and works in Milan. Zguro graduated at the Accademia delle Belle Arti di Brera in Milan (1998-2007). In 2007 he won the International Onufri Prize assigned by the National Gallery of Arts in Tirana; in 2016 the International Mulliqi Prize of the National Gallery of Kosovo in Pristina and the Best Video-Art award at TIFF Tirana. Zguro was part of the AiR program for 2017 at Q21, Museumsquartier, Vienna. His work has been shown at Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin, National Museum of Contemporary Art Bucharest, Musée des Civilisations de l'Europe et de la Mediterranée Marseille, Photo Museum Braunschweig, 2nd Tirana Biennale, 3rd Mardin Biennial, 4th Young Artists Biennial of Bucharest, 6th Çanakkale Biennial, 13th Cairo Biennale, Belvedere 21 - Museum für zeitgenössische Kunst Vienna, Ludwig Museum Budapest, PalaisPopulaire Berlin, New York Public Library and Centre Pompidou Paris.