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Workers leaving the studio. Looking away from socialist realism.

Workers leaving the studio. Looking away from socialist realism. catalogs the exhibition “Workers leaving the studio. Looking away from socialist realism,” curated by Mihnea Mircan in the National Gallery of Arts in Tirana, Albania in 2015. According to Mircan, “The […] exhibition reflects on another...

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Lapidari

In June and July 2014, philologist Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei and photographer Marco Mazzi undertook the Albanian Lapidar Survey, a project to map, document, and photograph the large majority of Albanian lapidars, a particular type of monument, mainly produced in the period that the communist...

Uninspired Architecture

The publication Uninspired Architecture features a series of 250 black and white photographs of Marco Mazzi centered on the city of Tirana (Albania). The shots were made in 2013 by Marco Mazzi in the context of the artist in residence program of The Department of Eagles of Tirana and...

Pedagogies of Disaster

We live in an era where the university system is undergoing great changes owing to developments in financing policies and research priorities, as well as changes in the society in which this system is embedded. This change toward a more market-oriented university, which also has...