Doruntina Kastrati

Doruntina Kastrati (b. 1991, Prishtina) is an artist working mainly across sculpture, installation and moving image. Through her practice, Doruntina researches and focuses on the body and its relationship to biopolitical power. Specifically, she directs one’s attention to social and political issues of labor in the global context. In 2017, she produced her solo exhibition Red Landscape in collaboration with Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art in Pristina. In 2014, Kastrati earned a Young Visual Artist Award and, in 2016, was the winner of the first edition of the Hajde! Foundation. She was a resident artist at the International Studio & Curatorial Program in Brooklyn, New York, United States, 2015, Art House in Shkodër, Albania, 2018, and Initiator in Athens, Greece, 2018. Her work has been shown in a solo exhibition at the  at ChertLüdde/Bungalow, Berlin; Life, Without Buildings at gta Hönggerberg, Zurich; Not Fully Human, Not Human at All at Kunstverein in Hamburg; When it left, death didn’t even close our eyes at KADIST, Paris; Temel at Hessel Museum of Art, New York; Bigger than Myself. Heroic Voices from ex-Yugoslavia at MAXXI Museum, Rome.