Albert Heta, a Kosovo-based visual artist, was a resident with LMCC for five weeks in October – November 2006 through an ArtsLink fellowship. During his residency, Albert received 24/7 access to individual studio space within a larger shared space at 200 Hudson Street, access to a community of artists through LMCC’s concurrent Workspace program, access to LMCC staff and other resources, and introductions to many New York-based arts professionals.
Heta was born and lives Prishtina, Kosova. Solo exhibitions, public projects and interventions include It’s Time To Go Visiting: No Visa Required, public intervention on British Airways Billboards in Prishtina, Happiness- Independence Day: 1 Minute, the appropriation of the speech of the UN Administrator of Kosova aired on public television of Kosova in 2001; Kosovar Pavilion Venice Biennale 2005, La Biennale di Venezia 51, distributed by e-flux: www.e-flux.com; and Embassy of the Republic of Kosova, Cetinje, SCG, 5th Biennial of Cetinje, which took place in Dubrovnik, Cetinje and Tirana. Heta has exhibited and published his work extensively in Eastern Europe. Select group exhibitions elsewhere include Museo de Arte Conteporaneo in Santiago de Chile, Chile, Marronnier Art Center & Insa Art Space of the Korean Culture & Arts Foundation in Seoul, Korea, and Kunsthalle Fridericianum in Kassel, Germany. Albert Heta is the founder of Stacion-Center for Contemporary Arts, Prishtina.