Figure III

Alban Muja

03 12 2011
Teatro Margherita, Bari

foto di
R-Roaming Lucia Leuci
What’s In A Name? (Work in progress), 2011, workshop/video project

What’s In A Name? (Work in progress), 2011, workshop/video project
"What do we know about our names and names of others? What levels of meaning do names have for us? The Project/workshop What’s in a Name is an effort to investigate these questions.

For the occasion of Roaming, the project took the form of a audio recorded experiment where, seated in a circle, random people coming to visit the exhibition spoke about their name: the origin of their name, the reason why they are called that, and any relation with the name to the rest of participants. The audience reacted with immense enthusiasm; the double psychological effect of egoistic protagonism couple with the altruistic sharing of information started became the main focus of the experiment
2011 ROAMING. FIGURE III, Teatro Margherita, Bari / 2009 ALL AROUND, Siz Gallery’, Rijeka; BALKAN SNAPSHOT FILM FESTIVAL, Kriterion, Amsterdam; LJUBLJANA GRAPHIC BIENNALE’, Liubljana; AFTER EGO, Contemporary Arts Museum, Plovdiv; Basel–VOLTA 5, Basel; 5th VIENNAFAIR, Wien; CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR ARTBRUSSELS, Brussels / 2008 HENKEL ART.AWARD EXHIBITION - COOPERATION BÄCKERSTRASSE4 - Plattform for Young Artist, Vienna; HENKEL AWARD FOR CONTEMPORARY DRAWING, Art Point Gallery, Vienna; WHAT ABOUT POWER RELATIONS, Skuc Gallery & Vzigalica Gallery, Ljubljana; THE PRACTICE OF EVERYDAY LIFE’, Feinkost Gallery, Berlin; 1ST INTERNATIONAL TEHRAN BIENNALE, Urban Jealosy Tehran, Istanbul, Berlin, Belgrade; PLAY GiRL’, Göteborg Museum of Art, Göteborg / 2007 I - SCREAM - FREE YOUR MIND’, Gray Area, Korcula; DISTANCE, Center for Contemporary Art Station, Prishtina; PLAZMA', Leonhardi Kulture Project, Frafurtkt; PA TITULL, Roxy Nod gallery, Prague; INTOTHEPILL AT HER(HIS)TORY, Cycladic Museum, Athens; GERMANY SCREENING PROGRAM, Abingdon Theater, New York;