Anri Sala



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Anri Sala

(b. 1974, Tirana, Albania. Lives and works in Berlin.)

Anri Sala was educated at the National Academy of Arts, Tirana; at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris; and at Le Fresnoy, Studio National des Arts Contemporains in Tourcoing. Sala has exhibited internationally, at institutions including the Centre Pompidou, Paris (2012), the Serpentine Gallery, London (2011), the Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt/Main, Germany (2010), the Tate Gallery, London (2004), the Dallas Museum of Art, Texas (2002); and the Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (2002). He is the recipient of numerous prizes, including the Absolut Art Award (2011), the Young Artist Prize at the 49th Venice Biennale (2001), the Prix Gilles Dusein, Paris (2000), the Best Documentary Film Award from the Filmfest in Tirana (2000); and the International Film Festival in Santiago de Compostela (1999).

RECENT SOLO SHOWS

2014
No NAMES NO TITLE, The Helena Rubinstein Pavilion for Contemporay Art, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
Black Box: Anri Sala, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MA
The Present Moment, Middle Hall, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
The Present Moment (in B-flat), Hauser & Wirth Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
2013
Ravel Ravel Unravel, French Pavilion, 55th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
2012
Anri Sala: Two Films, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit
Anri Sala, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Anri Sala: 3-2-1...Long Sorrow, Stacion - Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina, Republic of Kosova
Anri Sala: Louisiana, Humblebaeck, Denmark
Anri Sala, Two Films, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit
2011
Anri Sala, Serpentine Gallery, London, England
Anri Sala, Musée d’art Contemporain de Montréal, Montréal, Canada
Anri Sala, National Museum of Art, Osaka
Anri Sala, KaiKai KiKi, Tokyo
1395 Days Without Red, Artangel and The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester; Festival d’Automne, Club Marbeouf, Paris; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
2010
Background/Foreground, with Edi Rama, About Change Collection, Berlin
2009
Anri Sala: Purchase Not By Moonlight, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
Anri Sala: Purchase Not By Moonlight, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
2008
Long Sorrow De Pont Museum of Contemporary Art, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Anri Sala: Purchase Not By Moonlight Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, Miami Florida
Anri Sala, CCA Center for Contemporary Art Kitakyushu Project Gallery, Kitakyushu, Japan
Kabinett für aktuelle Kunst im Haus des Kunstverein Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven, Germany

RECENT GROUP SHOWS

2015
Making Histories, H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri
Mario Merz Prize’s finalists exhibition, Fondazione Merz, Turin, Italy
Arena de Evolucion, La Bienal de La Habana (CU), Havana, Cuba
Prophetia, Fundaction Joan Miro, Barcelona, Spain
The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music, 1965 to Now, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
2014
Fruits de la passion: la collection du Centre Pompidou, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, Japan
Pictures in Time: Goetz Collection at Haus der Kunst, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
Herbert Foundation and mumok in Dialogue, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria
Meer Macht (More Power), Museum de Fundatie, Paleis aan de Blijmarkt, Zwolle, The Netherlands
The Theater of the World/El Teatro del Mundo, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo, Oaxaca, Mexico
Devant la Souffrance, Musee international de la Croix-Rouge, Geneva, Switzerland
Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany
From Speaker to Receiver, Anna K. Meredith Gallery, Des Moines Art Center, Iowa
4th International Canakkale Biennial, Canakkale, Turkey
The Committed View, The Francisco Godia Foundation, Barcelona, Spain
Goal, Goal, Gooaal! The Game of Games in Art, Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
The Disappearance of the fireflies, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France
Art of Sound, Fondazione Prada, Venice, Italy
Une histoire, art, architecture et design, des années 80 à aujourd'hui, Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art ModernePlace Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
The Vincent Award 2014, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, Den Haag, The Netherlands
Only the Dead have Seen the End of War (Plato), 4th International Canakkale Biennial, Canakkale, Turkey
La guerra che verrà non è la prima, MART- Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto, Italy
Open Museum Open City, MAXXI: National Museum of XXI Century Arts, Rome, Italy
Imagineering, Okayama Art Project, Okayama, Japan
Arche Noah. Über Tier und Mensch in der Kunst, Museum Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany
Under Erasure, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
La guerra che verrà non è la prima 1914 – 2014, MART- Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto, Italy
2013
32nd Edition of the Istanbul Film Festival, Istanbul
Back to Tomorrow, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany
Sharjah Biennale 11: Re:emerge – Towards a New Cultural Cartography, United Arab Emirates
Contemplating Death, Meadia Art Lab, Moscow, Russia
2012
Le Nouveau Pleinairsime, Musee National des Beaux-Arts du Quebec
Adelaide Festival, Adelaide, Australia
2011
Ostalgi, The New Museum of Art, New York, NY
Out-of-Sync: The Paradoxes of Time, Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg
2010
Catch Me! – Geschwindigkeit fassen, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria
Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Adaptation, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
2009
Signals in the Dark: Art in the Shadow of War, Model Arts and Niland Gallery, Sligo, Ireland
stop.look.listen: an exhibition of video works, Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, Florida
Medium Religion, ZKM Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany
Closer, Beirut Art Center, Beirut, Lebanon
Invasion of Sound. Music and the Visual, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland

Anri Sala Exhibitions

Anri Sala
Anri Sala

Purchase Not By Moonlight
May 6 - June 20, 2009
New York


30/40 Part II
30/40 Part II

A Selection of Forty Artists from Thirty Years at Marian Goodman Gallery
October 23 - November 24, 2007
New York


Jeff Wall / Anri Sala
Jeff Wall / Anri Sala

February 23 - March 31, 2007
New York


Anri Sala / Francesca Woodman
Anri Sala / Francesca Woodman

October 12 - November 13, 2004
New York



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