Lala Meredith-Vula

Lala Meredith-Vula (1966, Sarajevo) is an artist and professor of art and photography at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. Born to an Albanian father and English mother, she moved to England at an early age, returning to the Balkans after graduating from Goldsmiths University in 1988.Lala Meredith-Vula represented Albania in the 48th Venice Biennale (1999) and participated in documenta 14 in Athens and Kassel (2017).

Recent solo exhibitions include What I didn’t know I knew..., Gallery of the Ministry of Culture, Prishtina (2023); The Forest is the Museum, Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, UK (2020); Select Haystacks (1989-ongoing), Galleria Alberto Peola, Torino (2018); Wisdom today and forever, The National Museum of Photography “Marubi”, Shkodër, Albania (2017); and Blood Memory, National Gallery of Kosovo, Pristina (2015).

Meredith-Vula is currently working on a book of her Haystacks series, edited by Monika Szewczyk and with assistance from an award granted by the Graham Foundation, Chicago.