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. Xhafa's works are minimal, as well as ironic and subversive. He operates in various media, from sculpture and drawing to performance and photography. His works aim to challenge viewers to recognize the symptoms and cracks of contemporary global society.
For his first solo exhibition in Austria, sadnesssurge, Sislej Xhafa developed three new works:
Honey and Stairs, 2008 Wood, honey, metal 350 x 140 x 100 (h) cm
White Corner, 2008 mixed media: acyrylic, wood, canvas 300 cm height
Keinen Müll deponieren, 2008 acrylic on canvas 50 x 40 cm