November 20, through December 20, 2014
August 18, to 22, 2014
May 6, through June 6, 2014
April 3 through April 31 2014
The opening reception of the second edition of White shadow exhibition, which was photography edition was on November 20, 2014 at Galeria Qahili. The works were on display for period of one month.
The concept of photography edition was based on the saying of Carl Gustav Jung “Il n`ya pas de lumiere sans ombre”, meaning there is no light without shadow.
Part of the exhibition were 43 international artists – photographers (Stuart Klipper, Ami Vitale, Burim Myftiu, Enver Bylykbashi, Naim Spahiu, Hazir Reka, Osman Demiri, Qerim Vrioni, Naim Shala, Mumin Jashari, Bevis Fusha, Claudio Cazzato, Debasich Aich, Ibrahim Aysil, Jeton Karahoda, Luciano Caturegli, Luka Mjeda, Monica Bottaro, Tony Hunter, Patrice Terraz, Matilde Gattoni, Mateusz Sarello, Marinos Tsagkarakis, Menduh Nushi, Christopher Bucklow, Ardian Fezollari, Kosmas Pavlidis, Kostas Kapsianis, Jetë Dobranja, Larry Louie, Tahir Ün, Zelko Nedic, Soichiro Koriayma, Beni Cufi, Zamir Mati, Sebastian Forkrath, Ognen Teofilovski, Georgi Licovski, Sonia Mangiapane, Flutra Aliu, Joao Morgado, Jane McAdam Freud, Pawel Paniczko), who are from Kosovo, Albania, Macedonia, America, Canada, Australia Bosnia and Hercegovina, Germany, France, Portugal, England, India, Turkey, Greece, Japan, Italy, Poland, Macedonia, Croatia.
The exhibition was supported by Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport.
Art Colony / Residency “Without Borders” (Pa Kufi) was an activity organized by Galeria Qahili. It was a gathering of 24 artist, from Kosovo, Albania, Macedonia and Serbia, from August 18, to august 22, 2014 in the region of Presheva, Serbia.
Participating artists were Bardha Buza, Buron Kaceli, Kujtim Buza, Mustafa Arapi, Sadik Kasa, Sefedin Stafa, Esat Valla, Abdullah Gjongecaj, Luan Shahiqi, Musa Kalaveshi, Mumin Jashari, Veli Blakcori, Arben Shala, Mentor Avdili, Lindita Beqiri, Nehat Beqiri, Altin Etemi, Fitore Fejzullahu, Flutra Aliu, Leoneta Abdyli, Sabedin Etemi, Selman Selmani, Valon Arifi, Eshref Qahili.
During this period, artists worked in the streets of Presheva, Bujanoc and various landscapes of the region. They created art, created paintings, afterwards exhibited them in the closing ceremony, which was the exhibition. Citizen had the chance to talk directly to the artists, and see the process of the creation.
The name of the Art Colony “Without Borders” is a representation of art as something that helps you surpass all the barriers. Borders do not exist, it is just a concept with which people live; but, through art you can make them disappear.
This activity was supported by Ministry of Diaspora, of the Republic of Kosovo.
The exhibition of Ümit İnatçı, titled Microcosm – Macrocosms was help on May 6, through June 6, 2014. The exhibition presented the world we live in, the space. Throughout his works he described the world of anthropology and art; microcosms as the individual part of humans or the little things found in the universe, and macrocosms the entire universe that possess everything.
Ümit İnatçı is an artist and Professor at Eastern Mediterranean University, in Cyprus.
The exhibition was sponsored by Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports.
The exhibition of Nehat Beqiri was called “D”. The letter D stands for desert, as his works were inspired by sweets and desserts, as well as by the so famous game Candy Crush.
The opening reception of “D” exhibition was held on April 3 through April 31 2014.
These works were lively, as contained lots of colours and contrast. These works were Acrylic on canvas. However, besides having only paintings he had also one art installation called Bakllava, which was created with newspaper and Styrofoam.
Nehat Beqiri is an artist and professor at University of Tetovo, who is born on 1967 in Tetovo, Macedonia. He graduated from University of Prishtina, Faculty of fine Arts, department of painting. He had many personal and collective exhibition around the world as Macedonia, Kosovo, France, America, Austria, Turkey and many more.
The exhibition was supported by Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports.