Adela Demetja is a curator born in 1984 in Tirana, Albania. She holds a Master in Curatorial and Critical Studies from Städelschule and Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main. Demetja was firstly trained as a painter and studied from 2002–2006 at Academy of Art in Tirana. She is the director of Tirana Art Lab – Center for Contemporary Art, independent art institution, which she founded in 2010. As an independent curator, she organized and curated numerous international exhibitions, among others in institutions like National Gallery of Art Tirana, National Gallery of Kosovo, Maxim Gorki Theatre Berlin, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Project Biennale D-0 Ark Underground Konjic, Action Field Kodra Thessaloniki, Lothringer 13 Kunsthalle Munich, Villa Romana Florence, Haus am Lützowplatz Berlin. She lives between Frankfurt am Main and Tirana.