HARABEL promotes contemporary art by organising public art events, installing semi-permanent public art installations, organizing monthly contemporary art talks, workshops and exhibitions. HARABEL has established the biggest open archive of artists’ portofolios in Albania and documents every contemporary art event happening in the country, by publishing periodic reviews and an annual magazine. As well, HARABEL has recently opened a youtube channel, focused in creating a living and in movement archive of contemporary art in Albania.

OUR TEAM

Ketrina Braho
Ketrina Braho

Ketrina Braho

Programme Director

Xhoi Skënderasi
Xhoi Skënderasi

Xhoi Skënderasi

Legal Coordinator

Rozi Paci
Rozi Paci

Rozi Paci

Publications Director

 Johan Kosta
Johan Kosta

Johan Kosta

Graphic Designer

Daniela Vuksani
Daniela Vuksani

Daniela Vuksani

Blog Coordinator

Evi Gjoni
Evi Gjoni

Evi Gjoni

Enejda Murataj
Enejda Murataj

Enejda Murataj

Production Director

Entela Bineri
Entela Bineri

Entela Bineri

Blog and Harabel Magazine Writer

Kristi Grabovari
Kristi Grabovari

Kristi Grabovari

Blog and Harabel Magazine Writer

Eni Zeneli
Eni Zeneli

Eni Zeneli

Children Creative Atelier Coordinator

Anxhela Muça
Anxhela Muça

Anxhela Muça

Children Creative Atelier Coordinator

Jozefina Luci
Jozefina Luci

Jozefina Luci

Production Coordinator

Olsi
Olsi

Olsi

Architect

Erion
Erion

Erion

Engineer

Ergys
Ergys

Ergys

Sculptor

Ajola Xoxa
Ajola Xoxa

Ajola Xoxa

Creative Director

Driant Zeneli
Driant Zeneli

Driant Zeneli

Co-Founder

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Anri Sala was born in Tirana, Albania, in 1974. He studied painting at the National Academy of Arts in Tirana. Later he studied video at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, followed by film directing at Le Fresnoy – Studio National des Arts Contemporains – in Tourcoing, France. Anri Sala has had solo exhibitions at the Musée d’art Contemporain, Montreal, Canada (2011); The Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami (2008) and the ARC Musée d ‘art modern de la ville de Paris (2004). He also participated in numerous international group exhibitions, including: Venice Biennale (2001, 2003 and 1999), Yokohama Triennale (2001) and Manifesta 3, Ljubljana (2000).

In 2019 and 2011 he represented Albanian Pavilion at the 58th and 54th International Art Exhibition – Venice Biennale. In 2017 he won the MOROSO Prize and in 2009 the Young European Artist Award Trieste Contemporanea. In 2008 he won the Onufri International Contemporary Art Prize, Tirana. He was the artistic director of Mediterranea 18, the Young Artists Biennale from Europe and Mediterranean, taking place for the first time in 2017 between Tirana and Durres in 2017. He is co-founder of Harabel Contemporary Art Platform, Tirana.

graduated in Monumental Painting from High Institute of Arts in Tirana and has obtained PhD from Center of Albanological Studies, Tirana at the Institute of Studies of Anthropology and Art. He was curator of different solo and collective exhibitions of Albanian artists & photographers and now he is Professor of Art History and Painting in the University of Arts, Tirana.

Arch. Olsi Efthimi is an expert in different types of architectural and town planning. He has more than 10 years of professional experience in urban planning, architectural design and restoration of historic buildings/sites. Efthimi is a member of the Albanian Architects Association.

lives and works in Tirana. She is an actress, a director, a curator and a performer in several contemporary events in Albania. She is also a lecturer at the University of Arts, in Body – Language. She has continued her studies in Denmark, Bulgaria, Austria and Italy, for art management, acting, film and body language. She has collaborated in foreign productions as a director “Davanti al vuoto” in Mantova, as actress in “ Patriotic Hypermarket ” In Beograd.  In 2013 she becomes the co-founder and manager of M.A.M centre. Ema is honoured with prizes in several festivals of the region and Europe.

lives and works in Florence. Tommaso is not only a curator, organizer and consultant in the field of creativity and artistic production also the teaching activity at the Academy of Fine Arts in Como and at the European Institute of Design in Florence, in addition to the interventions as guest lecturer at important institutions in Milan such as the Catholic University, the School of Paolo Grassi’s Dramatic Art, the Domus Academy, the NABA and the Brera Academy.

Working with Christine Macel for the Contemporary art & Prospective Department of the Centre Pompidou, Alicia Knock tries to explore new exhibition & working format, questioning the museum itself  through multidisciplinary projects (Harmony Korine, 2017). She is also working at expanding the museum towards West Africa and Central Europe, through both acquisitions and exhibitions. In charge of recent Duchamp Prize exhibitions (Kader Attia, Yto Barrada, Ulla von Brandenburg and Barthélémy Toguo, 2016; “The most foreign country”, women artists from the Duchamp Prize, Fondation Fernet Branca, 2017; Maja Bajevic, Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, Charlotte Moth, Vittorio Santoro, 2017), she is also involved in the new project space of the Pompidou, Galerie 0, aiming at becoming a laboratory for new practices (Museum On/Off, 2016). 

is a producer and actor, known for Home (2016), Kosova Brothers (2018) and Smoke (2015). Eroll Bilibani,is the Executive Director of DokuFest, International Documentary and Short Film Festival.

is an Italian curator, writer and art critic based in Milan. Scotini is the Artistic Director of the FM Center for Contemporary Art in Milan. He has curated more than two hundred solo exhibitions of artists: Albanian Pavilion, Prague Biennale and others in Europe, Asia.

lives and works in Shkodër. She’s specialized in cultural communication and graduated in Language and Culture Communication at the University of Turin, Italy. From 2014-2016, she was director of the “Site of Witness and Memory”, a memorial dedicated to the victims of communism in Albania, she has been the coordinator at Art House, a space for contemporary art initiated by the Albanian artist Adrian Paci, now she is the head of the communication sector for the Marubi National Museum of Photography.

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