Known for Photography
|Name Burim Myftiu|
|Born September 22, 1961 (age 54) (1961-09-22) Prizren, Yugoslavia|
Awards Gjon Mili Prize, Skanderbeg
Education New York Institute of Photography
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Burim Myftiu (born September 22, 1961) is an Albanian American contemporary photographer.
- broken dreams by burim myftiu contemporary photographer
- Burim myftiu utopia in chaos contemporary photography exhibition by milot hasimja klan kosova tv
Myftiu was born in Prizren, former Yugoslavia (in today's Kosovo).
He is a member of the New Haven Arts Council in Connecticut.
Burim myftiu utopia in chaos contemporary photography exhibition by milot hasimja klan kosova tv
Burim Myftiu studied Linguistics at the University of Prishtina. His passion for photography started in early 1980s. Later he specialized Commercial Photography in New York City. In 2003, he founded PACK (Photo Arts Collective of Kosovo). Myftiu is the founder and director the International Documentary and Short Film Festival - Dokufest. He is the curator of the International Photography Exhibition, "Gjon Mili Prize", at the National Art Gallery in Pristina, Kosovo.
Myftiu has participated in juries of film festivals and photography contests. Additionally, he is a founder of Kosova Images Photo Agency, and has served as a regional liaison officer of the Fédération Internationale de l'Art Photographique (FIAP).
"MISSING", "BROKEN DREAMS" and "TRANCE" are some of the long term projects he is working on. Presently, he teaches photography, doing editorial and curatorial work.
Burim Myftiu resides and works in Connecticut, USA.
Shows: 2009: Balkandemokraci 2012: Bursa Photo Festival 2016 "Beautiful Travelers II"
Documentaries: DISCOVER PRISTINA WITH BURIM MYFTIU - Welcome to Pristina, as seen through the lens of photographer Burim Myftiu.