• © Peter Frank

Awards (selection)

2019: Meisterschüler of Prof. Marcel Odenbach
2017: Winner Biafarin Honor Award of 12th Arte Laguna Prize
2017: Nominee PwC-Förderpreis “Junge Kunst aus der Akademie”
2017: Nominee Blooom Award
2011: Winner (Honorable Mention) 3rd Worldwide Photography Gala Award

XHENI ÇUNI is a photographer whose work focuses on themes relating to visual art, people and natural beauty. She has exhibited her work at the Arts Academy of the city of Düsseldorf, Germany and also in different cities worldwide. In addition, in 2011 she received a prize at the Worldwide Photography Gala Awards.

Xheni studied Art and Film at the Düsseldorf Art Academy, Germany. She considers photography to be a visual perception of people and their story. She perceives an individual both through the lens of her camera and her multicultural background /experience. Her photos tell people’s story, show their inner beauty and help them to discover themselves in a new way.

Exhibitions (selection)

2023: Open Space Gallery Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf/ Germany

2022: Autoportret, Galeri ODA, Shkodra/ Albania

2020: Vita Via Est, Galeri ODA, Shkodra/ Albania
2020: In order of appearance, K21 Kunstsammlung NRW, Düsseldorf/ Germany

2019: Art0des, Galeri ODA, Shkodra/ Albania
2019: Xheni Çuni. Fotografie, KunstKreativMeile #4, Düsseldorf/ Germany
2019: Rundgang Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf/ Germany

2018: Rundgang Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf/ Germany

2017: Hogan Lovells, SkyOffice, Düsseldorf/ Germany
2017: Mit den Augen einer Kamera, Klinik Hohe Mark, Oberursel/ Germany
2017: Portraits in B&W, Blank Wall Gallery, Athens/ Greece
2017: Augenfällig “Fresh Positions”, BBK-Kunstforum, Düsseldorf/ Germany
2017: Follow Up 2017, Pwc, Düsseldorf/ Germany
2017: Rundgang Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf/ Germany

2016: Pimi Photography, Art Gallery Viti, Viti/ Kosovo
2016: Photo Popup Fair III, Stilwerk, Düsseldorf/ Germany
2016: The Beautiful Travelers II, Mytoro Gallery, Hamburg/ Germany
2016: Art After Work, Kunstakademie Gallery Düsseldorf/ Germany
2016: Tirana International Photo Fest Tirana/Albania
2016: “ETHNOspring” die Farben des Frühlings und der Kultur Köln/ Germany
2016: Rundgang, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf/ Germany

2015: We Are Europe, WeststadthalleEssen, Essen/ Germany
2015: Mekanda Sanat Fotograf Sergisi, Besiktas Co NY, Istanbul/ Turkey
2015: Knapp aber Möglich Klasse Marcel Odenbach, Galerie am Meer, Düsseldorf/ Germany
2015: Rundgang, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf/ Germany

2014: Ausstellung und Auktion zum 25-jährigen Bestehen von „wünschdirwas“, Radisson Blu, Düsseldorf/ Germany
2014: Rundgang, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf/ Germany

2013: Düsseldorfer Private Art, Düsseldorf/ Germany

2012: Teenage Photographic Prize, Penrith Regional Gallery, Nsw/ Australia

2011: PreFoto, Cultural Center “Abdullah Krashnica”, Presevo/ Serbia
2011: Exposition Fokus, Gallery of Art, Fier/ Albania

Publications (selection)

2018: Maximalismus Magazine, Back-Cover
           ed. Jan Vedder
2017: Follow Up 2016, Exhibition Catalog
           ed. PwC / Dr. Stefanie Lucci Art Affairs
2012: The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards Annual Book
           ed. WPGA
2011: Fokus Catalog 6thEdition
          ed. Fokus Gallery