21 > 25 April 2021

EXPO: Shqipe Kamberi (all day) (RKS*)

The artist Shqipe Kamberi in her exhibition “Consciousness – Past and Present” displays portraits of brides wearing traditional bridal outfits and in a symbolic way. He also displays brides covered in a light fabric.
Female torsos appear lightly dressed and allows the emphasis of the beauty of the female body, its sensuality and sexuality. They represent the pride and glory of being a woman, even though the brides are presented with their eyes covered, leaving them looking emotionless and drowned in a fatal world of no return.

The customs and the rituals according to “The Code” of Leke Dugagjini, respectively the treatment of females in a married life according to the code, is put in context against the awareness of women today. The fact that even today we come across marriages in accordance with the code, stands against the contemporary emancipated women who decide on her own fate and make decision on their own free will.

In collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Kosovo* in Brussels.

*This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244/1999 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.