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Petrit Halilaj

RU, 2017, installation details, New Museum, New York. Courtesy: the artist, ChertLüdde, Berlin, and kamel mennour, Paris/London; photograph: Dario Lasagni

The artist talks about butterflies, the politicization of artefacts and the lost cultural history of his Kosovar home city

By Hettie Judah
Petrit Halilaj, ink drawing on cover page of Shkrepëtima magazine (detail), 2018. Courtesy: the artist and Fondazione Merz, Turin

Turin

29 Oct
3 Feb

Madrid

7 Apr
20 May

Warsaw

7 Apr
28 Apr

Paris

1 Dec
3 Feb
‘Who does the earth belong  to while painting the wind?!’, 2012,  installation view at Kunsthalle Sant Gallen. Courtesy: the artist and Chert, Berlin; photograph: Gunnar Meier

The Kosovar artist’s biographical narratives and loaded artefacts

By Pablo Larios