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, between 18 – 22 August 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.