Tirana ~ Albania
Edi Muka (1969, Albania) is an art critic and curator. He is co-director of the Tirana International Contemporary Art Biennale (T.I.C.A.B.), a co-founder and curator of the Tirana Institute of Contemporary Art (TICA), and curator and artistic director (together with Joa Ljungberg) of Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art. Since 1999 he is director of the International Center of Culture in Tirana, and he was in charge of the international programme of Tirana’s National Gallery from 2001 to 2006. Edi Muka has curated several shows with Albanian and international artists, among others the Albanian Pavilion at the 48th (1999) and 51st (2005) Biennale di Venezia, and exhibitions in Tirana, Milan, Berlin, Stockholm, Tel Aviv, and New York. He has published extensively on contemporary art in exhibition catalogues as well as international art magazines such as Perpjekja, PamorArt, FlashArt, Springerin, Camera Austria, Manifesta Journal, or Frieze. Edi Muka lives and works between Malmö / Göteborg (SE) and Tirana (AL).