Katharina Schendl

Katharina Schendl lives and works in Vienna and Pristina. She studied architecture in Vienna, Los Angeles, and Barcelona, and studied curating in Zurich. She has worked with architects Vincent Guallart (Barcelona), Sadar Vuga (Ljubljana) and has collaborated with artists on international exhibitions and projects.

  • Notes on Contemporary Art in Kosovo

    Notes on Contemporary Art in Kosovo

    Katharina Schendl

    Writings on the art scene of Kosovo over the past twenty years.

    In the 1990s Kosovars felt—as many other countries in the Balkan region did—the urgency to shape their own scene: to search for national identity, to continue or end political conflicts, to find a language to express social and political developments, or simply to continue their practice in new, unstable times. This collection of writings and interviews offers insights from the perspectives of curators, artists, and philosophers on the latest artistic developments. They foster reflection on how a local, prospering scene continuously raises new questions and addresses undiscovered topics—while reckoning with the region's historical struggles Kosovo's staus as the youngest state within Europe.

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