Sislej Xhafa

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Sislej Xhafa
Sislej xhafa, workshop all'Accademia di Firenze, 13-04-2015, 10.jpg
Portrait during a workshop with students of Accademia di Belle Arti in Florence, 2015
Born 1970 (age 47–48)
Peja, SFR Yugoslavia (present-day Republic of Kosovo
Nationality American
Known for Contemporary art
Notable work Padiglione Clandestino Albanese (1997); Pleasure our Flower (2000); Again and Again (2000); Y (2011)
Sislej Xhafa, Axis of Silence, 2009, Geneva

Sislej Xhafa (Albanian: Sislej Xhafa, Serbian: Сислеј Џафа, Sislej Džafa) (born 1970 in Peja, SFR Yugoslavia (now Kosovo) is a Kosovar Albanian contemporary artist, based in New York.

He is represented by Galleria Continua, San Gimignano / Beijing / Le Moulin and BlainSouthern in the United Kingdom.


Elegant Sick Bus at Modern Art Oxford

Xhafa has exhibited widely, including:


  • Hardau City Park Y, Zürich; Supported by City of Zürich, ZHDK and IFCAR 2009-2011 [1]
  • "Axis of Silence" in collaboration with Contemporary Art Fund of the City and Canton of Geneva (Fmac and FCAC) Plaine de Plainpalais; Geneva 2008
  • Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella 2001
  • Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Premio Querini- Furla per l'Arte, Venice 2000
  • Onufri National Gallery, Tirana 1999


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