Fani Zguro 
Writing Jobs

Gallery On The Move

November 24, 2017

Fani Zguro 
Writing Jobs

November 20–December 20, 2017
Isola Art Center, Via Pepe 14, Milan

November 23–November 26, 2017
Art Thessaloniki, Egnatias str 154, Thessaloniki

December 20, 2017–January 30, 2018
National Gallery of Arts, Shëtitorja Murat Toptani, Tirana 

Writing Jobs is a project by albanian artist Fani Zguro, which consists in texts wall on the large scale. Writing Jobs are phrases taken from the collection of short stories Mr. Dosti (2010), a literary work of short albanian stories by the artist, finished and published in a limited number of copies. The text itself features various types of writings such as poetry, notes, projects, pieces of texts from various artists, translations, newspaper articles etc. All the material has been collected in a span of time dating back to 2005, then reviewed to finally create Mr. Dosti in 2010. Writing Jobs will be presented during the period of  November 2017 to January 2018 at Isola Art Center in Milan (Re-Painting project); National Gallery of Arts in Tirana (Onufri Prize curated by Gaetano Centrone) and 2nd edition of Art Thessaloniki.  

Fani Zguro was born in 1977 in Tirana. Lives and works in Tirana, Milan and Berlin. Zguro was graduated at Accademia delle Belle Arti di Brera in Milan (1998–2007). In 2007 he won the International Onufri Prize by National Gallery of Arts in Tirana; in 2016 the International Mulliqi Prize by the National Gallery of Kosovo in Prishtina and Best Video-Art by TIFF. Zguro was part of the program AiR 2017 at Q21 -Museumsquartier in Vienna. He has exhibited also at Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin, National Museum of Contemporary Art Bucharest, Musée des Civilisations de l’Europe et de la Mediterranée Marseille, Filmoteca Espanola Madrid, Photo Museum Braunschweig, 2nd Tirana Biennale, 3rd Mardin Biennale, 4th Young Artists Biennale of Bucharest, Ludwig Museum Budapest, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Rijeka, Public Library New York and Centre Pompidou Paris.

Special thanks to Mariette Schiltz, Helidon Xhixha, Gaetano Centrone

Isola Art Center: T +393397819346 / info [​at​]
Art Thessaloniki: T +302310291141 / info [​at​]
National Gallery of Arts: T +35542226033 / info [​at​]