MIXOLOGY Exhibition/ Ekspozite

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MIXOLOGY Exhibition- The Albanian artist Dritan Mardodaj and the Swiss artist Tanja Laeri have collaborated to exhibit their works at Ditart International and Community Culture Center in Tirana. Both artists find interest in historical and political themes, and there is some parallelism to their works, such as Dritan Mardodaj’s ready-made “Leadership, no more communism please” and Tanja Laeri’s “Red toilet” are works with the same attitude toward communism, an expression of a whimsically smile. The title of the exhibition “Mixology” represents the variety of subjects and the mixed media the artists work with. In this dual show, Mardodaj exhibits some of his photographs and ready-mades, and Laeri shows some of the paintings and sketches in progress, which are part of her work in Tirana, during the three month residency with Ekphrasis Studio.
The exhibition “MIXOLOGY” will be at Ditart Culture Center, “Mustafa Lleshi” street, Nr. 41, Tirana, Albania. Free entry. 20 – 22 August 2016, 18:00 – 21:00.


Ekspozita MIXOLOGY
Artisti shqiptar Dritan Mardodaj dhe artistja zvicerane Tanja Laeri, kanë bashkpunuar sëbashku për të ekspozuar disa prej punimeve të tyre në Qëndrën KulturoreKomunitare dhe Ndërkombëtare Ditart, në Tiranë. Që të dy artistët në punimet e tyre kanë gjetur interes për tema historike dhe politike, dhe në punimet e tyre ka një lloj paralelizmi, si ready/made i Dritan Mardodaj “Leadership, no more communism please” Udhëheqje, jo më komunism të lutem, dhe “Red toilet”, “WC e kuqe” e Tanja Laerit, janë vepra me qëndrim të ngjashëm ndaj komunizmit, dhe janë shprehi kapriçoze kundrejt regjimeve dikatoriale. Titulli i ekspozitës “Mixology” përfaqson larminë e subjekteve dhe të mediumeve të ndryshme me të cilat ata punojnë. Në këtë ekspozitë dyshe, Mardodaj ekspozon disa nga fotografitë dhe ready/madet e tij, ndërsa Laeri disa prej tablove të saj, dhe gjithashtu do të jet e pranishme duke pikturuar, punë të cilat janë pjesë e projektit rezidencial me Ekphrasis Studio. Ekspozita “Mixology” do të mbahet në Qendrën Kulturore Ditart, Rruga Mustafa Lleshi nr.41, Tiranë, Shqipëri. Hyrja është falas. 20 / 22 gusht, 2016, 18:00 / 21:00.


L’artista albanese Dritan Mardodaj e l’artista svizzera Tanja Laeri, hanno collaborato insieme in un progetto mostra d’arte contemporanea presso gli ambienti del Centro Sociale e Culturale Internazionale, Ditart a Tirana. Ambe due gli artisti nelle loro opere hanno trovato alcuni interessi in comune riguardo alle tematiche storiche e politiche, e nei loro lavori c’è una sorta di similitudini e parallelismo, come nel ready-made “Leadership, no more communism please” (Leadership, per favore basta col comunismo) di Dritan, e nel “Red toilet” (WC rosso) di Tanja, le quali sono delle opere con una simile posizione ed espressione capricciosa contro i regimi dittatoriali. Il titolo della mostra “Mixology” rappresenta la varietà dei soggetti e dei diversi medium con i quali essi operano. In questa doppia mostra, Mardodaj espone alcune delle sue fotografie e dei suoi ready-made, mentre Laeri alcuni dei suoi quadri e inoltre sarà presente dipingendo anche durante gli orari d’apertura della mostra, che è parte del suo lavoro nel progetto di residential artist presso l’Ekphrasis Studio.

 

 

Video- Exposition “Exposition “Les Acadiens d’la Baie”

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Les Acadiens d’La Baie, at DITART Centre, presents the French Acadians of Saint Mary’s Bay, Nova Scotia, through their history, language, art, culture and music. The original Acadians were the first European settlers in Canada beginning in 1604. Their descendants arrived in Baie Sainte-Marie in 1768, and have remained there since. They have maintained family ties throughout the Francophone world, including Louisiana, where their relatives are known as Cajuns. Baie Sainte-Marie/Clare Municipality is Nova Scotia’s only officially bilingual municipality and is surrounded by English and Mi’kmaq speakers, leading to an interesting linguistic evolution of old French, Metis and modern English.

Endangered Music in St. Mary’s Bay/ CLARE- The hidden music gem of Nova Scotia, Canada

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Endangered Music in St. Mary’s Bay/ CLARE- The hidden music gem of Nova Scotia, Canada

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The project is supported from Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage, &  Municipality of Clare Official seal of Clare

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The project consolidates the first music history in 4 centuries of Saint Mary’s Bay- Clare, Nova Scotia. While a great deal of information was hardly recorded in writing or digitzed, there does still exist a great body of information and recordings, largely in private collections, and scattered in various archives and books, as well as within the memories of the area’s residents. The information below does provide in English, a look at music in Clare from 1768 to 2016. The following information will be always updated, so please come back to check for more videos, info and songs, and feel free to contact us if you have any info to share.

Background: Clare Municipality/ Baie Sainte-Marie is an area of South-West Nova Scotia, settled by Acadians in 1768, in the land known by the Mi’kmaw as Kespukwitk, or “Land’s End”. The Acadians settled the area after returning from 13 years of exile from Nova Scotia. Clare is the municipal name of the area, while Baie Sainte-Marie is the colloquial name, coming from the name of the bay adjacent to the shore.  Today it is the only bilingual municipality in Nova Scotia, with a majority French-speaking population, along with a common Nova Scotia ethnic profile of Irish, Scottish, German, Mi’kmaq, Metis, and so on. Universite Sainte- Anne, mainly in French, now draws hundreds of international students each year to the area, as well as some international staff, who add to the cultural fabric. 

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Exposition “Les Acadiens D’La Baie”

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Les Acadiens d’La Baie, at DITART Centre, presents the French Acadians of Saint Mary’s Bay, Nova Scotia, through their history, language, art, culture and music. The original Acadians were the first European settlers in Canada beginning in 1604. Their descendants arrived in Baie Sainte-Marie in 1768, and have remained there since. They have maintained family ties throughout the Francophone world, including Louisiana, where their relatives are known as Cajuns. Baie Sainte-Marie/Clare Municipality is Nova Scotia’s only officially bilingual municipality and is surrounded by English and Mi’kmaq speakers, leading to an interesting linguistic evolution of old French, Metis and modern English. Please join us at DITART to learn more!

“Les Acadiens d’La Baie”, një ekspozitë në Qendrën kulturore DitArt, prezanton akadianët frankofonë të Gjirit të Shën Mërisë, në Skocinë e Re, përmes historisë së tyre, gjuhës, kulturës dhe muzikës. Akadianët janë kolonia e parë evropiane që mbërriti në Kanada duke filluar nga viti 1604. Pasardhësit e tyre janë vendosur në Gjirin e Shën Mërisë më 1768-ën dhe kanë ndenjur aty që prej asaj kohe.

“Les Acadiens d’La Baie”, une exposition au Centre DitArt, présente les Acadiens francophones de la Baie Sainte-Marie, en Nouvelle-Ecosse, à travers leur histoire, leur langage, leur culture et leur musique. Les Acadiens sont les premiers colons européens arrivés au Canada à partir de 1604. Leurs descendants se sont installés dans la Baie Sainte-Marie en 1768 et y sont restés depuis.

Ekspozita “LIDHJET” Vilhelm Aagaard/ Exhibition “Relations” by Vilhelm Aagaard

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Exhibition RELATIONS
Vilhelm Aagaard
http://vilhelmaagaard.dk/
Born 1959 – Copenhagen, Denmark
Vilhem’s motive in the world revolves around human relationships and the landscape that surrounds us and is within us, or as he states “It is the blind spot I try to identify through art”. Creativity started as a bolt from the sky. The media images of the Kosovo war during the 90’s marked an important call for the artist to express his perspective on our human relationships. Vilhelm works with selfinvented techniques, and his paintings have thick and bold brush strokes, thicker than you think.
Do not miss the opportunity to see original works during the exhibition at DITART.
DITART International & Community Culture Center
Str. Mustafa Lleshi, Nr. 41,Tirana, Albania
Supported by http://www.EkphrasisStudio.com
Exhibition RELATIONS- Ekspozita LIDHJET
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Ekspozita LIDHJET
Vilhelm Aagaard
http://vilhelmaagaard.dk/
Lindur me 1959- Kopenhagen, Danimark
Motivi i Vilhelmit ndaj botes rrotullohet rreth lidhjeve dhe marredhenieve ndermjet njerezve and pejsazheve qe na rrethojne ose jane brenda nesh, ose sic thote artisti “Eshte Pika e Verber qe une perpiqem te identifikoj ndermjet artit”. Krijmtaria filloi si nje vetetime nga qielli. Imazhet e medias gjate luftes ne Kosove ne vitet 90-te shenuan nje thirrje te rendesishme per artistin per te shprehur perspektiven e tij ndaj lidhjeve dhe marredhenieve njerezore. Vilhem punon me teknika te shpikura vete dhe pikturat e tij kane penelata te trasha, me te trasha se cmund te mendoni.
Mos e humbni mundesine per te pare veprat origjinale gjate ekspozites tek DITART.
DITART Qender Kulture Nderkombetare dhe Komunitare
Rr. Mustafa Lleshi, Nr. 41,Tirana, Albania
Mbeshtetur nga http://www.EkphrasisStudio.com

Museum of Communist Crimes, Shkodra/ Albania

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Video tour of the Museum of Testimony and Memory. This museum, housed in a former secret service headquarters and prison, preserves the evidence and facts of the brutal aspects of the Albanian Communist regime in Shkodra and Albania.

Exhibition RELATIONS/ Ekspozita LIDHJET

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JU LUTEMI SHPERNDAJENI ME ATO QE MUND TE JENE TE INTERESUAR!
You are invited at the opening of the exhibition to meet with the artist, Vilhelm Aagaard, on Friday, October 16, 2015, 18:00 at DITART– International and Community Culture Center, Str. Mustafa Lleshi, Nr. 41, Tirana, Albania
Jeni te mirepritur ne hapjen e ekspozites per tu takuar me artistin, Vilhelm Aagaard, te Premten, 16 Tetor, 2015, ora 18:00 tek DITART– Qender Kulturore Komunitare dhe Nderkombetare, Rruga Mustafa Lleshi, Nr. 41, Tirane, Shqiperi.

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Exhibition RELATIONS
Vilhelm Aagaard
http://vilhelmaagaard.dk/
Born 1959 – Copenhagen, Denmark
Vilhelm’s motive in the world revolves around human relationships and the landscape that surrounds us and is within us, or as he states “It is the blind spot I try to identify through art”. Creativity started as a bolt from the sky. The media images of the Kosovo war during the 90’s marked an important call for the artist to express his perspective on our human relationships. Vilhelm works with selfinvented techniques, and his paintings have thick and bold brush strokes, thicker than you think.
Do not miss the opportunity to see original works during the exhibition at DITART. Oct. 16- Nov. 20, 2015. DITART International & Community Culture Center. Str. Mustafa Lleshi, Nr. 41,Tirana, Albania. 

Supported by www.EkphrasisStudio.com

Ekspozita LIDHJET
Vilhelm Aagaard
http://vilhelmaagaard.dk/
Lindur më 1959- Kopenhagen, Danimark http://vilhelmaagaard.dk/
Motivi i Vilhelmit ndaj botës rrotullohet rreth lidhjeve dhe marrëdhënieve ndërmjet njerëzve dhe pejsazheve që na rrethojnë ose janë brenda nesh, ose sic thotë artisti “Është Pika e Verbër që unë përpiqem të identifikoj ndërmjet artit”. Krijmtaria filloi si një vetëtimë nga qielli. Imazhet e medias gjatë luftes në Kosovë në vitet 90-të shënuan një thirrje të rëndësishme për artistin për të shprehur perspektivën e tij ndaj lidhjeve dhe marrëdhënieve njerëzore. Vilhem punon me teknika të shpikura vetë dhe pikturat e tij kanë penelata të trasha, më të trasha se çmund të mendoni.
16 Tetor- 20 Nëntor, 2015 @ DITART Qendër Kulture Ndërkombëtare e Komunitare, Rr. Mustafa Lleshi, Nr. 41, Tirana, Albania. Mbështetur nga www.EkphrasisStudio.com

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