Vorname
Sislej
Nachname
Xhafa

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— Exhibitions
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Sislej Xhafa is known for his artistic investigation into the social, economical, and political realities associated with the various complexities of modern society, such as tourism and forced illegality. Sislej Xhafa's works are minimal, as well as ironic and subversive. He operates in various media, from scupture and drawing to performance and photography. His works aim to challenge viewers to recognize the symptoms and cracks of contemporary global society.

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Galerie
SISLEJ XHAFA<br /><em>oblique motionless</em>, 2011<br />steel tube S235JR, black anti-corrosive paint, chains;<br />weatherproof, appropriate for external space<br />1100 x 120 x 150 cm<br />Unique + 1 a.p.SISLEJ XHAFA<br />DETAIL <em>oblique motionless</em>, 2011<br />steel tube S235JR, black anti-corrosive paint, chains;<br />weatherproof, appropriate for external space<br />1100 x 120 x 150 cm<br />Unique + 1 a.p.SISLEJ XHAFA<br /><em>dera dhe bjeshkët e nemura</em>, 2011<br />Diasec 40 x 30 cm<br />Ed. 3 + 2 a.p.SISLEJ XHAFA<br /><em>Rocket Ship</em>, 2011<br />Wheelbarrow, white light strings<br />60 x 150 x 65 cm<br />Ed. 3 + 2 a.p.<br />(each Edition is unique: white lights, blue lights, white lights unplugged)SISLEJ XHAFA<br /><em>Hije</em>, 2011<br />Slideprojector, grid, wood<br />Wood, grid: 348 x 137 x 102 cm, Light square: 155 x 190 cm<br />UniqueSISLEJ XHAFA<br /><em>Y</em>, 2009/2011<br />Hardaupark, Zurich<br />Polymethylmethacrylate PMMA, LED lights, steel, swing rope<br />16 m heightSISLEJ XHAFA<br /><em>Y</em>, 2009/2011<br />Hardaupark, Zurich<br />Polymethylmethacrylate PMMA, LED lights, steel, swing rope<br />16 m heightSISLEJ XHAFA<br /><em>Honey and Stairs</em>, 2008<br />Honey, metal, wood<br />350 x 140 x 100 (h) cmSISLEJ XHAFA<br /><em>White Corner</em>, 2008<br />Mixed media: acrylic, linen, paper, wood<br />300 x 92 x 15 cm<div>SISLEJ XHAFA<br />DETAIL <em>White Corner</em>, 2008<br />Mixed media: acrylic, linen, paper, wood<br />300 x 92 x 15 cm</div><p>SISLEJ XHAFA<br /><em>Silvio,</em> 2010<br />Sand, styrofoam<br />520 x 830 x 350 cm </p>SISLEJ XHAFA<br /><em>Keinen Müll deponieren!</em>, 2008<br />Acrylic on canvas<br />50 x 40 cmSISLEJ XHAFA<br /><em>Axis of Silence</em>, 2009<br />Black neon light<br />150 x 382 cm each<br />14B avenue du Mail, Geneva<br />Supported by the Contemporary Art Fund of the City and Canton of Geneva (Fmac and FCAC)SISLEJ XHAFA<br /><em>dressed tone</em>, 2007<br />Microphone, tape<br />100 cm<br />Courtesy the artistSISLEJ XHAFA<br /><em>deep lone</em>, 2007<br />Ceramic<br />28 x 17 x 13 cm<br />Courtesy the artistSISLEJ XHAFA<br /><em>Romeo and Juliet,</em> 2006<br />Window, cigarette<br />130 x 68 x 9 cm<br />Courtesy the artistSISLEJ XHAFA<br /><em>If you see something, say something,</em> 2006<br />Acrylic on canvas<br />91 x 91 cm<br />Courtesy the artistSISLEJ XHAFA<br /><em>Association in Yellow,</em> 2005<br />Printed fabric<br />125 x 90 cm<br />Courtesy the artistSISLEJ XHAFA<br /><em>Still Untitled</em>, 2003<br />Cement bag<br />70 x 35 cm<br />Museum of Contemporary Art, Haifa, Israel<br />Courtesy the artist

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Catalogues

Rearview Mirror, The Power Plant and the Art Gallery of Alberta, 2011
Transmission Interrupted, Modern Oxford, 2009
Sislej Xhafa, Hatje Cantz Publishers, 2006
Sislej Xhafa. See no evil – hear no evil – speak no evil., Mazotta, 2004

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