On Tuesday, March 3, our guest will be the Director of the Marubi Museum, Luçjan Bedeni at 11:00 in A3 Auditorium, who will present the Marubi Museum with the theme “A museum can change a city!”

Luçjan Bedeni (Shkodër, Albania, 1987) is an artist and the director of Marubi National Photography Museum from 2012. He started his studies at Artistic Liceum Prenkë Jakova in Shkodër, and continued at the Academy of Arts in Tirana where he received his MA in painting (2009). He was awarded the prize Ardhje ’09 for young visual artists and did a residency at the International Studies and Curatorial Program (ISCP) in New York. He was a professor of Painting and Art History at the University of Shkodra (2011-2014). 

He curated the exhibition The meeting tent of a courtyard (2016), Manipulation (2017) and Angjelin Nenshati – A witness between two epochs (2018) at the Marubi Museum and Atheism Museum (2019) at the International Festival of Photography and Art in Monopoli, Italy.

He commissioned the exhibition The meeting tent of a courtyard (2016), Women in the Marubi Archive (2016), The two roads of Idromeno (2017), Long Live! (2017), Celebrating the Marubi originals (2017), Manipulation (2017), Lala Meredith Vula – Wisdom today and forever (2017), Moira RicciLookaftering (2018), Angjelin Nenshati – A witness between two epochs (2018), Nadar – Convention and caprice (2018), Marubi Archive – The photographic ritual at La Triennale di Milano, (2018), Marubi Dynasty – A hundred years of albanian studio photography (2019), Southeastern albanian photographers (2019), Seven albanian artists. A residence (2019), Armin Linke – A card or maybe two – Modalities of Photography (2020).

He is a Ph.D. candidate in Albanian Art History at the Center of Albanological Studies. His thesis on the Marubi Photo Studio is shedding light on new facts about the history of photography in Albania. Bedeni lives and works in Shkodër.