Albert Heta

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Born 1974. Artist, designer and art manager. He is co-founder of Stacion - Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina, an artist-run initiative, and has curated part of the exhibitions programme of Stacion in the years 2007, 2008 and 2009. Albert Heta and Vala Osmani were co-curators of Stacion’s programme for Le Monde aoutour de vous, by Abdellah Karroum, at the Brussels Biennale 1 and are co-editors of The Road between Prishtina and Belgrade has 28,000 improperly built Objects, so it will never be an Autobahn !, published by Stacion.

Heta's works are often simple acts of intervention in an existing social condition, responses to a given situation, or rethinking of existing objects. His notable works ‘It's time to go visiting: No visa required’ (2003) or his 'Kosovar Pavilion Venice Biennial 2005' (2005) are not merely the installations or acts of appropriation, but also acts of engagements with the conditions under which the works were accepted by the curators, media, politicians, and the public.