Elian Stefa: Art(i)leria

The demilitarisation of an abandoned bunker island becomes fertile ground for creative settlements.Elian Stefa is a Tirana based architect and curator. His work focuses on exploring ambiguous territories, revitalisation of abandoned spaces, and collaborative design. He has exhibited or curated at the Istanbul Design Biennale, New Museum NYC, EXD/Lisboa, and participated at the Albanian Pavilion at the 13th Architecture Venice Biennale with Concrete Mushrooms, a project which transforms Albania's 750,000 bunkers into tourist campsites.The concept was one of the 25 selected ideas at the Future Architecture Call for Ideas 2019 that generated 357 ideas by 704 creatives from 60 countries all over the world.