Tradite ne Gur
Culture, Exhibition, Projects, Visual Arts

Tradition in Stone

On December 11 at TE’Galeria at 17:00, was held the mosaic exhibition “Tradition in Stone” by Erieta Gajtani. The mosaic artist, Erieta Gajtani, exhibited to the visitors about 20 works of art with stones collected by herself.

Her inspiration comes from folklore and traditional motifs, from her memories of the old city of  Tirana, nature and the beauty of everyday life. She also expresses through her works, a concern about the lost identity of the city and invites us to reflect on what modernity is offering to tradition.

From this exhibition, visitors had the chance to understand the artist’s point of view and the fascinating mosaic technique.



The exhibition remained open to the public until December 17, 2022. It was visited by many art lovers.


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Culture, Projects, Visual Arts


Artizanes is a social business which aims to promote young artisans in Albania. Created in November 2021, Artizanes counts today about 60 Artisans who promote their creations in the space of our physical store located in the New Bazar. Artizanes aims to expand the range of handmade products as well as promote the sale of products produced by young artisans.

A variety of products like accessories, self-care products, and décor with materials such as clay, macrame, wire, stones, crystals, wood,  resin and other forms of expression can be found at ARTIZANES.

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Culture, Exhibition, Painting, Visual Arts

Inner Landscape

Ilda Pupa

This exhibition examines the expression of beauty, fragility and vulnerability of our environment. The young artists, Ilda Pupa offers a powerful personal visage as a metaphor for the cycle of life. We can realize in her artworks that human figure it’s not the superior subject as we think of it in our minds, Nature is. She has managed to develop research around nature, motifs and dreams.
Vibrant surface and entangled thoughts as tree branches welcome us in an imaginary landscape. An inner landscape of the artist. They appear as an invitation to connect individual emotions with collective emotions. Nature plays an important role in her paintings. Her works evokes searching and metaphors for attempting to remind us the perilous threat to nature.
Technically her paintings are characterized by lines and powerful, lively colors. Colorful abstraction formed by pieces borrowed from nature and the unconscious. Flowers are often seen in her artworks. Flowers are often seen as symbols of joy and pleasure. However, different types and colors of flowers bring unique meanings. Some flowers are seen as symbols of friendship and purity, while others are tied to forgiveness and death. Her paintings communicate emotions that continuously affect our daily lives. In most of her paintings Ilda Pupa seems to have reached her aim.

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Culture, Exhibition, Painting, Visual Arts

Exhibition with young artists

On Friday, March 25, 2022, the exhibition with young artists was opened in the premises of TE ’Galeria, under the curation of Andi Tepelena. Seven young artists brought together, exhibited  their works on oil on canvas technique. A presentations of series of their works of recent years to the public. Daily routine, artistic life, state of mind, childhood, tradition were some of the topics addressed by artists Albi Yzo, Enea Ziu, Kristian Zara, Hert’ha Pataj, Edinjo Jahja, Resina Meçani, Stefania Balla.

The exhibition remained open to the public until April 4 and was finalized with an art talk where the participating artists and the curator were invited. We came together to learn more about the content of the artworks but also the artistic reality in the city, the concerns and the steps that can be taken to make everyone’s contribution even more valuable.


Albi Yzo

To create in our contemporary era, it is in my opinion, to be committed to choosing different forms of expression while preserving the essence of ourselves, so that this energy is distributed in the time and space in which we live

Art, for me, is the ability of the mind to produce works, which society will put in function of its aesthetic and cultural improvement. My work clearly shows my interest in beauty, my ontological search for innovation, undeniable heterogeneity, love for man that he is sublime.

The balance and harmony between them constitute what can be special about my work.

Hert’ha Pataj

My name is Hert’ha Pataj, I was born in May 6, 2001 in Tirana. At an early age i took interest on art and persuid it on my own. I finished high school at “Petro Nini Luarasi” and currently I study in Faculty of Applied Science and Economy, in the Art & Design Departement. I am doing an intership at a marketing company for design and advertisement and also i work online from time to time also as a designer.

   My objective was architecture for a long time until i got myself more involved with art, which made my objective change to Art & Design. A lot of my art is influenced by a lot of artist, painters, graphists from different eras and also from music, which is where i find myself the most inspired, espacially in what concept I will base what I am going to create on.

Kristian Zara

In my artistic research, the combination of activities along with spiritual manifestation of psyche are already an important part of my studies as an artist. I use the human figure through which I can express all the artistic, philosophical observations that stem from an uninterrupted process of meditation and analysis.

Observing the interaction between the inner and outer world, man and society, nature and humanity, I often happens to immerse myself in a conversation with the former unknown.

Despite the fact that I use someone else’s image, the unknown self is a part of myself which in turn becomes the self-subject (subject) and object to be observed and developed conceptually.

Enea Ziu 

In a society where man is living more within his mind, or virtual world, I want to put apparently the importance of social and family relationships, relationships with the space where we live and the objects that surround us. Painting for me is the perpetuation of a moment, be it and ordinary, real or imaginary. Spontaneous moments from everyday life occupy a part of important in my creativity. These moments not only reveal my feelings and perceptions on reality but also reveal the process of creation itself.

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Ekspozita e fotografise Roland Tasho
Exhibition, Photography, Projects, Visual Arts


​Another exhibition in our environments #TE’GALERIA.
We had the pleasure to open the Photography Exhibition of the well-known artist Mr.Roland Tasho.
This exhibition, which lasted 3 (three) days, took place on November 24, 2020, at 17:00 at the TE Gallery (Rr.Hoxha Tahsim, Former House of Friends, Tirana).

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Corner Space – 9th of May

Masha BenderpostDear Friends and Supporters,

we are proud to announce the photo-exhibition “Corner Space” by Masha Bender at Tirana Ekspres. For the first time exhibiting in Albania, Masha will present her works from 9th till 16th of May 2015. We invite you to join us on May the 9th at 6pm in the venue of Tirana Ekspres for the vernissage. Accompanied by a short musical performance by Adam Evald.
About the artist:
“Masha Bender is a young visual artist from St. Petersburg. She works on the edge of graphics, photography and video.
In her works Masha Bender is researching the end of the world from the point of view of the air.
Masha Bender is currently based in Berlin while exhibiting all over the world. Graduated The Academy of Arts in Berlin.
She claims that living in the era of postmodern having a sublime temper is quite hard; in spite of that she continuously struggles on achieving the most beauty possible.”

You are invited to join us 9th of May at 6pm in the space of Tirana Ekspres.

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Culture, Main Category, Past Events, Visual Arts

Behind Facades & Geometric Trees -Exhibition by Daliah Ziper

Dear Friends,

We are happy to announce the exhibition of Daliah Ziper, a photographer from Germany. The exhibition will take place in an old and empty building on Rruga e Durresit, close to the Ministry of the Environment, on Friday the 10th of April at 6pm.

Through her photos, Daliah Ziper is reflecting upon the city of Tirana. Her observations take up a subject that is continuously presenting in her works: visibility and visualization. A motif and state of mind that from her point of view runs like a common thread throughout the city.

Kind regards,
Tirana Ekspres Team

This exhibition is a collaboration between Tirana Ekspres, Daliah Ziper and supported by the German Embassy.

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Culture, Main Category, Visual Arts

The Forgotten Station – Exhibition

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within the Francophonie-Week in Albania, we would like to invite you for a photo-exhibition at ‘Tirana Ekspres’, reminding our old home, Tirana Train Station.
After the exhibition opening (LE VERNISSAGE) at 6pm on Thursday, the 19th of March, we’re offering you to stay a bit and enjoy a glass of wine and a exclusive Jazz-Concert.

The exhibition shows photographs from the old Tirana Train Station. Timeless black-and-white pictures keep the forgotten soul of the now destroyed station… Let’s never forget. A year after the first publishing of these works from various artists, Tirana Ekspres reviews and reminds its old home again in good memories. In a rapid process of changes in Tirana, this exhibition want to calm down and reflect on the venue. But! – what has been gone, gone!


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MIMESIS – Exhibition by Frederic Beaugeard 17 january

Dear Friends,

MIMESIS is the name of a exhibition that we will welcome, starting from the 17th of January, in the space of Tirana Ekspres.

The creator of the shown works is Frederic Beaugeard, a french teacher and artist living in Albania: “This exhibit shows ligne claire graphic novel style drawings with collages depicting some Asian features. Each composition is an independent image from a surrealistic inspiration, and part of a not yet written story in perpetual process by automatic drawing technique.
It is, in fact, the spiritual quest of a generic character with a bowler hat lost in a delirious world, where he has to confront as much his own phantasms as those of an enigmatic power. Leaving a city, he will cross deserts, jungles and limbos, climb mountains or fly; travel through past and science-fiction, and even his own story. It’s an intuitive production before
acknowledging the philosophical theory of consciousness of J-W Dunne and A. Huxley. This
exhibit is from an exclusively playful personal work starting twenty years ago, which only came to light in Korea in 2002, in Kuwait in 2006, and later in 2011 in Illinois, USA.” – Frederic Beaugeard.



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Culture, Main Category, Music, Past Events, Visual Arts

‘Taste of freedom’ by Artan Karoli & Dont Surrender (Fr) live – 9 january

Dear Friends,

this friday, the 9th of January we will open our doors for a great picture-exhibition, initiated by Artan Karoli. For the musical part of the evening the french band called “Dont Surrender” will take care! With their performance they are actually touring through Europe and stopping in Tirana Ekspres for another live concert.

Start of the exhibition 7pm, the concert 8.30pm!

About the Exhibition:

“Taking inspiration from the international theme of this IDAHOT (International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia) the group of PINK Embassy activists thought to hold an exhibition where through amateur and professional pictures to show the experience of Albanian people while putting in practice the rights of expression and assembly. The pictures have been taken during moments of demonstrations, manifestations and other events across Albania and countries of the region. Curated by the young artist Artan Karoli, the exhibition displays 20 pictures from demonstrations for the rights of women, children, LGBTI people, the environment, animals, political rights etc.”

About the Band “Dont Surrender”:

A group consisting of two guys from France, but never played there. They collect their experience and sound on the road, while making a roadtrip through Europe. On the way to Greece they will stop on Tirana for e exclusive live concert at Tirana Ekspres.



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