Edi Rama: Work (bilingual), Hardback Book

Edi Rama: Work (bilingual) Hardback


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The oeuvre of the Albanian artist and prime minister Edi Rama is inseparable from his political career.

During telephone con-ferences and meetings, he does drawings and watercolors on the copies of his schedule, his work notes, on minutes, faxes, and other pieces of correspondence.

The art he produces in the environs of national power forms an abstract journal, a vivid recording of political life and the everyday tensions be-tween power and art.

Work is the first publication to present the drawings, ceramic sculptures, and a tapestry, which was inspired by a similar tapestry in Rama's office in Tirana.

Made up of more than seven hundred of Rama's drawings, the tap-estry runs throughout the entire book, creating an immanent connection between his works.

Besides essays on Rama's work, the book also features a conversation with the artis