Public Program

20.10.2022 09.30-12.30

Wheelchair Accessible, WC Available


International Biennial Association – Day 1

It is our pleasure to welcome you to the Manifesta 14 Prishtina X IBA Conference. On the occasion of the 9th General Assembly and Conference of the International Biennial Association (IBA) occasion, Manifesta is organizing a two-day conference will examine the broadening of the traditional biennial exhibitionary format, addressing contemporary biennials as tools for educational, cultural, and social development, with a focus on a community oriented approach. An array of leading art world professionals and educators will be presenting their different approaches whilst collectively discussing new models for biennials in conflict or (post) – conflict areas and times. The conference is taking place at Kino Armata and it a free and open to all!

See the programme below:

Thursday the 20th of October 2022

Venue: Kino Armata

09.30 – 10.00

Opening Addresses:

Hoor al Qasimi, UAE, President of the International Biennial Association (IBA)

Hedwig Fijen, Director Manifesta 14 Prishtina

Përparim Rama, Mayor of Prishtina

Hajrulla Çeku, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport of the Republic of Kosovo

Introduction by Catherine Nichols, Creative Mediator Manifesta 14 Prishtina

10.15 – 11.45

Panel Discussion 1

About Alternative Education Models and the Collective Construction of Learning

Speakers: Rina Gosalci, Manifesta 14 Education Projects Manager; Linda Gusia, Lecturer at the Department of Sociology at the University of Prishtina, Kosovo; Marielsa Castro, Associate Curator at Museo Jumex, Mexico City

Introduction and Moderator: Zef Paci Professor of Art History and Painting at the Faculty of Visual Arts, University of Arts, Tirana, Albania

12.00 – 12.30

Keynote speaker

Pablo Helguera, Artist, Performer, Author and Educator, NYC

Closing Conference

Manifesta 14 Prishtina – Closing Press Conference

28.10.2022 10.00-11.30


Film Screening: HIVE by Blerta Basholli and Q&A

20.10.2022 20.00-22.00

Public Program

International Biennial Association – Day 2

21.10.2022 10.00-15.30