He was born in Shkoder (AL) in 1969. Originally a painter, Paci also works in film, photography, sculpture and installation. The Albanian-Italian artist has attracted a good deal of attention for his story-telling art, which has often emanated from personal experiences of exile and rootlessness.
His works, famous for the expressive and poetic power, have been exhibited in international museums and events, among which the Kunsthaus Zurich (CH); Villa Medici, Rome (I); CCA, Tel Aviv (IL); Kunstverein Hannover (D); Bonnier Konsthall, Stockolm (S); P.S.1, New York (USA); Kunstverein Stuk, Leuven (B); Moderna Museet, Stockholm (S); Panoramica, Museo Tamayo (MX); 48th and 51st Venice Biennale of Art; Tate Modern, London (UK), Kunsthaus Graz (A).
His artworks are part of prestigious public collections as Solomon Guggenheim Foundation, New York, Museum of Modern Art, New York, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt, Kunsthaus, Zurich, Jerusalem Museum, Jerusalem, Bergamo, Fundacio “La Caixa”, Barcelona, MAXXI, Rome.
He lives and works in Milan.