Petrit Halilaj
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PETRIT HALILAJ

Born in Kostërrc (Skenderaj-Kosovo) in 1986. Lives and works between Berlin (Germany), Pristina (Kosovo).

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITION

  • 2015

Petrit Halilaj, Hangar Bicocca, Milan, Italie

ABETARE, curated by Moritz Wesseler and Carla Donauer, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne

She fully turning around became terrestrial, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, Germany, curated by Rein Wolfs

 

  • 2014

Yes, but the sea is attached to the earth and it never floats around in space. The stars would turn off and what about my planet ?, galerie kamel mennour, Paris.

of course blue affects my way of shitting, Chert, Berlin
Darling squeeze the button and remove my memory, Galeria e Arteve e Kosovës, Prishtina
I’m hungry to keep you close. I want to find the words to resist but in the end there is a locked sphere. The funny thing is that you’re not here, nothing is, Kunshalle Lissabon, Lisbon

 

  • 2013

July 14th?, Foundation d'Enterprise Galeries Lafayette, Paris.
Kosovo Pavillion, Venice Biennale, curated by Kathrin Rhomberg, commissioned by Erzen Shkololli, Arsenale, Venice.
Poisoned by men in need of some love, curated by Elena Filipovic, WIELS Contemporary Art Center, Brussels.
Solo exhibition, Tongewölbe T25, Ingolstadt.

 

  • 2012

Who does the earth belong to while painting the wind?!, curated by Giovanni Carmine, Kunsthalle Sankt Gallen, St.
Gallen.

 

  • 2011

Petrit Halilaj, Kunstraum Innsbruck, curated by Veit Loers.
Statement, Art Basel solo presentation, with Chert, Berlin.

 

  • 2009

Back to the Future, curated by Albert Heta, Stacion, Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina, Kosovo.
Petrit Halilaj, solo exhibition, Chert, Berlin.

 

  • 1996

Scuola Elementare “Shote Galica” Runik-Kosovo curated by Behlul Spahiu.

 

 

GROUP EXIBITIONS

 

  • 2015

Thirty One, by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Petrit Halilaj, National Gallery of Kosovo, Pristina, Kosovo

What’s Love Gotta Do With It, S.A.L.T.S., Switzerland, Birsfelden, Switzerland

Trouble in Paradise, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn

Slip of the Tongue, Palazzo Grassi, Punta della Dogana, Venice, curated by Caroline Bourgeois

 

  • 2014

Une Histoire. Art, architecture, design des années 1980 à nos jours, MNAM – Musée National d’Art Moderne – Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

Shit and Die, Palazzo Cavour, curated by Maurizio Cattelan, Myriam Ben Salah and Marta Papini, Turin
Fragile Sense of Hope”, Telekom Collection, curated by Nathalie Hoyos and Rainald Schumacher, me Collectors Room, Berlin
Artists’ Artists, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
Fieldworks: Animal Habitats in Contemporary Art, curated by Chris Clarke, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, CorkVilla Romana-Preisträger 2014, Villa Romana, Florence

  • 2013

EDITIONSHOW, Chert, Berlin
Zweiter Streich, Fürstenberg Zeitgenössisch, Donaueschingen.
SUPER Visions - Zeichnen und Sein, group exhibition curated by Stefanie Heckmann, Museum Schloss Moyland.

 

  • 2012

Fuoriclasse – 20 years of Italian Art in the class of Alberto Garutti, curated by Luca Cerizza, Galleria d’Arte Moderna,
Milan.
Focus, Frieze art fair, with Chert Berlin.
It doesn’t always have to be beautiful, unless it’s beautiful, The Kosovo Art Gallery, Prishtina, Muslim Mulliqi prize,

2012.
New Public, group exhibition, curated by Rein Wolfs, Museion, Bolzano.
Lost and found, curated by Isabel Devriendt, Wilfried Huet, Dirk Engelen, Stella Lohaus. ERROR ONE, a nomadic
initiative for contemporary art, Antwerp.
30 Künstler/30 Räume, curated by Kathleen Rahn, Kunstverein Nürnberg, Albrecht Dürer Gesellschaft.

 

  • 2011

Temporaneo, organized by IMF Foundation and Nomas Foundation, Auditorium, Rome.
Nobody, not even the rain, has such small hands, with Juliette Blightman, Petrit Halilaj, Robert Kinmont, Danh Vo, Cerith
Wyn Evans, curated by Scott C. Weaver, RaebervonStenglin, Zurich.
Ernste Tiere: Petrit Halilaj, Judith Hopf, Bedwyr Williams, curated by Christina Végh Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn.
Ostalgia, curated by Massimiliano Gioni, New Museum, New York.
Based in Berlin, curated by Angelique Campens, Fredi Fischli, Magdalena Magiera, Jakob Schillinger and Scott Cameron
Weaver, Atelierhaus Monbijoupark, Berlin.
STRUKTUR & ORGANISMUS, with Max Frey, Tue Greenfort, Petrit Halilaj, Rita Vitorelli, curated by Stefan Tasch,
Marillenhof - Destillerie Kausl, Austria.
You don’t love me anymore, curated by Katja Schroeder, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster.

 

  • 2010

Maladresses ou La Figure de l’idiot, curated by Fanny Gonella, The Institute of Social Hypocrisy, Paris.
Drinnen & Draussen, Chert, Berlin.
6th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, curated by Kathrin Rhomberg, Berlin.
Berlin - Paris. Un échange de galeries, “Petrit Halilaj, Heike Kabisch, Carla Scott Fullerton”, Galerie Carlos Cardenas, Paris,
with Chert Galerie, Berlin.

 

  • 2009

Melancholy of Compassion, curated by Melih Gorgun, Siemens Gallery, Istanbul.
Time Machine, curated by Vlado Velkov, Kunstverein Arnsberg.

 

  • 2008

The Lamb´s Mother in the Creche?, Chert, Berlin
Art is my Playground, Tershane, Istanbul.

 

  • 2006

Mediterraneo Contemporaneo, Castello Aragonese, Taranto, curated by Antonio d’Avossa.
Corpo Urbano, De portesio 2006, Fondazione Cominelli, Brescia, curated by di Bruno Muzzolini, Roberta Baldaro,
Massimo Rossi.
Wireless, Unorossodue, curated by Alessandro Mancassola and Bruno Muzzolini.
MIGRE, Careof, Milano, curated by Katia Anguelova and Alessandra Poggianti.
Open Air, Orto Botanico, Parma, curated by Marinella Paderni and Isotta Saccani.

 

  • 1999

BAMBINI DI KUKES, Palazzo Municipale di Cremona, organized by Dr. Poli Giacomo.
KOSOVE 1999, I° Premio Galleria d’Arte, Lezhe–Albania, organized by Ymer Metalia.

 

 

RESIDENCES AND AWARDS

 

  • 2014

Villa Romana, Florence

 

  • 2010

Blau Orange 2010 – shortlist Simon Denny, Petrit Halilaj, Klara Liden, Nora Schultz

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

  • 2014

Kushtetuta, edited by Petrit Halilaj, Alvaro Urbano, Issue 2, KOSOVO 2.0

Of course blue affects my way of shitting, Chert books, Berlin.

 

  • 2013

Poisoned by men in need of some love, exhibition catalogue, edited by Elena Filipovic, published by Wiels and Motto
books.
Kushtetuta, edited by Petrit Halilaj, Alvaro Urbano, Issue 1, KOSOVO 2.0
SUPER Visions - Zeichen und Sein, exhibition catalogue, Museum Schloss Moyland, published by Verlag für Moderne
Kunst.

 

  • 2012

The New Public, Museion, Bozen-Bolzano.
30 Künstler 30 Räume, exhibition catalogue., published by Verlag für Moderne Kunst.

 

  • 2011

Artist's book, published by Kunstraum Innsbruck and Chert, Berlin.
STRUKTUR & ORGANISMUS, exhibition Catalogue, edited by Stefan Tasch, Marillenhof - Destillerie Kausl, Austria.
Ostalgia, exhibition catalogue, New Museum NY.
Based in Berlin, exhibition Catalogue,Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Koenig, Koeln.
Kostërrc (CH), Petrit Halilaj, Brochure, Chert & Bonner Kunstverein, 2011.
My work and me, edited by Susanne Pfeffer, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Koenig, Koeln.

 

  • 2010

Blau Orange 2010 – shortlist Simon Denny, Petrit Halilaj, Klara Liden, Nora Schultz, Published by BVR, National
Association of German Cooperative Banks.
Drinnen & Draussen exhibition catalogue, published by Chert & Motto, Berlin, June.
What is waiting out there, Berlin Biennale 2010, curated by Kathrin Rhomberg. Published by DuMont Buchverlag,
Cologne. ISBN: 976-3-8321-9338-6. Liste 2010, Fair catalogue, artist´ text.