Biography

Remijon Pronja is a visual artist born in 1984 in Tirana, Albania, where he currently lives and works. After his initial education at the Artistic Lyceum "Jordan Misja" in Tirana (1999-2003), he moved to Italy. He studied painting at the Brera Academy of Fine Arts in Milan (2003-2011) and received his master degree in interdisciplinary research on contemporary visual art practices, before his ultimate return to Albania in 2011.

He is a co-founder of MIZA Galeri [www.mizagaleri.com], an artist-run space in central Tirana devoted (since 2012) to the promotion and support of emerging artists from Albania and abroad through various types of cultural exchanges. Since his first public presentation in 2005 at the Gallery Domus in Locarno, Switzerland, Pronja has taken part in numerous international group exhibitions in his home country (Shkodra and Tirana) across Europe (Pavia, Milano, Bari, Stockholm, Sarajevo, Berlin, and Budapest) as well as in Canada (Toronto). Rex anonimous, his first personal show was organized in 2014 at the Ku/RZ/nsthalle in Bregenz, Austria and in 2017 he opened his second personal exhibition Untitled in Allegro Moderato at Zeta Gallery, Tirana, Albania.