FT Profiles Edi Rama, Artist and Prime Minister of Albania

July 20th, 2015

Edi Rama, via Financial TimesThe Financial Times profiles Albanian prime minister, Edi Rama, a contemporary artist-turned-politician whose belief in the ability of art to work in conjunction with policy informs his leadership.  “Languages are different,” he says slowly. “And to pretend that politics should speak the language of art might be misleading. But, at the same time, I think that art can exercise an influence, without really making it seem like a straightforward influence.”

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