Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport in Kosovo acquires Manifesta 14 Participants works
We are so excited to announce the list of works of Manifesta 14 Participants that the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport has acquired, Youth and Sport in Kosovo following the success of Manifesta 14 P...
Update: Centre for Narrative Practice
We are so happy to announce that Foundation Manifesta 14 is set to continue in Prishtina with a home at the Centre for Narrative Practice from the Spring of 2023.
Manifesta 14 Prishtina comes to an end!
Manifesta 14 Prishtina came to an end on the 30th of October, and what a spectacular edition of Manifesta it was!
Western Balkans Project: Events Recap
The Manifesta 14 Prishtina Western Balkans Project was set up with the intent to create stronger ties between cultural insititutions and organisations in the Western Balkans and to expand the outreach o...
Manifesta 14 Prishtina x IBA Conference Programme
On Thursday the 20th and Friday the 21st of October, Prishtina hosted the International Biennial Association Conference at Kino ARMATA
As a part of Manifesta 14 Prishtina, four televised panels were conceptualised and organised by Hedwig Fijen, the Director of Manifesta 14 Prishtina, as a way to open up the conversation of reclaiming p...
Oaza Programme October
For the final month of Manifesta, at Oaza at the Centre for Narrative Practice, we will be launching three new programmes!
International Biennial Association Conference comes to Prishtina!
Manifesta 14 Prishtina will host the 9th General Assembly and Conference of the International Biennial Association!
Radio Otherwise Launch
Radio Otherwise is a participatory online radio programme revolving around collective storytelling
Secondary Archive: Open call for young women artists from Albania, Kosovo, Serbia and V4 countries: the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia
Secondary Archive is a platform for female artists from Central and Eastern Europe, who also form a part of Good as Hell: Voicing Resistance, a Manifesta 14 exhibition. The digital archive tells the sto...
Manifesta 14 - Family Programme
We are so excited to announce our Family Programme which kicks off this weekend!
Highlights from the Press
We are almost a month into the 14th edition of Manifesta, and the reaction from local and international press, international visitors, and the people of Prishtina has been incredible.
Manifesta 14 at DokuFest
Manifesta 14 Prishtina partnered with DokuFest for the showcase of Landscapes of Repair and Resistance
Public After All
We are pleased to announce that Public After All, our publication made in collaboration with CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati, is now available to purchase.
Dua Lipa visits Manifesta 14 Prishtina
Kosovar singer Dua Lipa visits Manifesta 14 Prishtina
Statement regarding 'Under the Sun - Explain What Happened'
Manifesta 14 Prishtina Limited Editions
Manifesta 14 Prishtina is proud to release a range of Limited Edition pieces made by Kosovar fashion designer Venera Mustafa in collaboration with graphic designer Bardhi Haliti.
Watch the Opening Press Conference for Manifesta 14 Prishtina
We are pleased to announce that the Official Opening Press Conference of Manifesta 14 Prishtina will be live streamed from our Facebook page on Thursday the 21st of July, 2022.
Events from the Embassy of the Netherlands in Kosovo
Certain funding bodies of Manifesta 14 Prishtina have taken the opportunity to organise civil society initiatives in and around Kosovo’s capital during the 100 days of the European Nomadic Biennial. T...
Open Calls - Centre for Narrative Practice
You can register to participate in the workshop on a first come, first serve basis. Quickly reserve your seat by sending an email to [email protected] containing your name, occupation and workshop y...
Open Letter from Luz Broto - Swap your house key
“Meet a local/visitor at the locksmith. Swap a copy of your house key. Share your contact details. Keep the key with you.”
When the sun goes away, we paint the sky – Petrit Halilaj
Manifesta 14 Prishtina participant Petrit Halilaj invites you to join him in creating a constellation of stars. Starting at the Grand Hotel Prishtina, a landmark that reflects the transformations of Kos...
Manifesta 14 Prishtina Prishtina Prishtina!
102 participants. 25 venues. 55 interventions. 100 days. 22.07. - 30.10.2022
Mapping Subcultures in Prishtina, Tirana and Skopje publication
On Thursday the 23rd of June at 18:00, we invite you to the launch of the publication 'Mapping subculture movements in Prishtina: Spaces of solace and subversion', one part of a trio of publications map...
Announcing the full participant list!
Read the full participant list for Manifesta 14 Prishtina.
Open Call - A Summer of Science-Fiction: Creative Writing Workshops, Lectures, and KSci-Fi Zine
Open Call - A Summer of Science-Fiction: Creative Writing Workshops, Lectures, and KSci-Fi Zine
‘Uncover your story: a manual to local culture’ started as a long-term project with public schools of Prishtina and Fushë Kosova, aiming to develop, in a collaborative manner, tools that will foste...
Call for Application: Upcycle Camp
UPCYCLE CAMP is a two-week camp organised by Manifesta 14 Prishtina and implemented by Heritage Lab programme of the Cultural Heritage without Borders (CHwB) Kosovo
Summer School - [Working on] Common Ground
Join raumlabor’s Summer School: [Working on] Common Ground which will take place on the 16th - 30th of July as part of Manifesta 14 Prishtina.
Become a Volunteer / Support Staff for Manifesta 14 Prishtina
For the first time ever, Manifesta will come to Kosovo and bring more than 100 creative people from all over the world to transform Prishtina into a dynamic, energetic and vibrant artistic event.
Manifesta 14 Tours: The paths we take, the stories we share!
Manifesta 14 Prishtina takes up the challenge of exploring new modes of collective storytelling and reclaiming public space. Today, we are thrilled to introduce five tours that our mediators invite you ...
Introducing: The Palace of Youth and Sports
The Palace of Youth and Sports evokes Prishtina’s spirit as a city of stories, standing for the traditions, transitions and expressive talents that shape the plot of life in Kosovo’s capital. This s...
Launch of Collective Memory publication
Read about the launch of the Collective Memory of the (former) Hivzi Sylejmani Library publication, and download the pdf.
Introducing: Museum of Kosovo
Manifesta 14 continues to introduce the venues where we will present urban and artistic interventions throughout our 100-day programme in Prishtina. Today, we introduce the Museum of Kosovo, a building ...
Tell Me Your Story – Chiharu Shiota
Take part in Manifesta 14 Prishtina by submitting a story that will be a part of Chiharu Shiota’s artistic intervention in the Great Hammam.
Introducing: Hertica School House
Hertica School House, was one of the private houses that were turned into schools in Kosovo during the 1990s. We are happy to announce that it will be one of the venues for Manifesta 14 Prishtina. ...
Introducing: The Ethnological Museum
Manifesta 14 Prishtina continues to present the spaces where participants artists will present their art works, installations, exhibitions and so much more. Next in line is the Ethnological Museum, an i...
Hedwig Fijen appointed as an Officer in the Order Oranje-Nassau
We are happy to announce that on Tuesday the 26th of April, Manifesta’s Founding Director, Hedwig Fijen was selected as an Officer in the Order Oranje-Nassau by the appointment of H.M. the King of the...
Introducing: The National Library of Kosovo
Manifesta 14 Prishtina continues to unfold the stories and backgrounds of each venue where many participants are going to present their works, exhibitions and artistic interventions. Next in line is one...
Introducing: The National Gallery of Kosovo
The National Gallery of Kosovo is the most prominent institution of visual culture and contemporary art in Kosovo. Since the war, this space has given voice to different generations of young, talented a...
Rilindja Press Palace is known to all as the place where culture and press developed in Prishtina. This was the ground space for emerging artists, writers and cultural practitioners and they brought to ...
Manifesta launches FESTA
Manifesta launches FESTA, a Prishtina-based newspaper, join us for the launch on Wednesday the 13th of April, 2022.
Initial participants of Manifesta 14 Prishtina 14 2022!
77 participants from 32 countries: announcing the initial participants of Manifesta 14 Prishtina.
International Press Trip to Prishtina and Tirana
Last week, Manifesta 14 hosted a group of international journalists for a 3-day tour of Prishtina, Kosovo and Tirana, Albania. The 3-day programme was designed to show the best of the cultural world of ...
Video: Open Forum
On Tuesday the 15th of February, 2022, Manifesta 14 hosted its first Open Forum to present and discuss the findings of our Citizen Consultations and public survey.
Introducing: The Observatory of Prishtina
The Observatory is a part of the Palace of Youth building complex and was built in dedication to discovery, scientific research and educational practice. It opened its doors at the end of the 1970s for ...
Introducing: Grand Hotel Prishtina
Everyone in Prishtina has a story from the Grand Hotel. This iconic building has witnessed the celebrations, troubles and memories of Prishtina since 1978. Currently used as a hotel, travel agency, nigh...
Raumlabor / Public lecture in Prishtina
Join us at Termokiss for 'Ambiguitytolerance' - a public lecture by Benjamin Foerster-Baldenius of raumlaborberlin. Taking place on the 15th of March at 7pm.
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Summary of Manifesta 14 Open Forum
On Tuesday the 15th of February, Manifesta 14 held its first Open Forum in the Red Hall of the Palace of Youth in Prishtina and presented the findings of our pre-biennial research process of the last si...
Introducing Kino Rinia
Over the coming months, we are giving voice to the architecture and spaces of Prishtina, reclaiming public space through the simple act of memory and storytelling. The first venue we want to introduce i...
Open Forum Manifesta 14 Prishtina
Our Open Forum will explore the findings of our Manifesta 14 Citizen Consultations and Public Survey. The forum will take place on Tuesday the 15th of February 2022, from 18.00 to 19.30 at the Red ...
Embassy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to Kosovo signs to support Hivzi Sylejmani Library renovations
Yesterday, the Embassy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to Kosovo signed the generous support of €300,000 for the transformation of the Hivzi Sylejmani Library.
Manifesta 14 Prishtina Call for Documentary Filmmakers
Manifesta 14 Prishtina is launching a call for proposals to produce a short documentary (up to 30 minutes).
Meet the Open Call Jury
We are delighted to introduce the International Jury for the Manifesta 14 Open Call for projects from Kosovo.
Open Call for Kosovar Projects
Manifesta 14 Prishtina is delighted to launch its Open Call for Kosovar projects that will feature in the biennial programme.
The Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg supports the Hivzi Sylejmani Library renovations and revitalisation
Today, the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg has confirmed its generous support for the renovation of the Hivzi Sylejmani Library.
Introducing: Cultural and Arts Mediation
In preparation for our Cultural and Arts Mediation Open Call, we introduce the concept of Cultural Mediation and how you can get involved in Kosovo's first ever Mediation School.
Hedwig Fijen and Catherine Nichols visit Prishtina
Manifesta 14 Prishtina Creative Mediator Catherine Nichols joined Manifesta’s Founding Director Hedwig in Prishtina last week for a busy schedule of meetings in the city and across Kosovo, including a...
Western Balkans Project Expert Talks
Join us for events in Skopje, North Macedonia and Prishtina, Kosovo exploring the idea of socially engaged art in a Post-Covid world.
Berlin-based Australian arts and literary scholar, curator and writer Catherine Nichols is appointed as the Creative Mediator of Manifesta 14 Prishtina
At a press conference on 12 October, Manifesta was delighted to announce Catherine Nichols as the Creative Mediator for Manifesta 14 Prishtina.
“it matters what worlds world worlds. how to tell stories otherwise” will be the title of the 14th edition of Manifesta
Manifesta 14 takes up the challenge of exploring and generating new practices and ways of collective storytelling working in venues across the city of Prishtina.
CRA presents Manifesta 14 Prishtina’s Urban Vision
Carlo Ratti and his team of researchers present the Manifesta 14 Urban Vision for the City of Prishtina. Ratti spoke about the necessity of reclaiming public space and the new Street View platform which...
Citizen Consultations are happening in Prishtina!
Throughout the month of October, the Education Department of Manifesta 14 is holding Citizen Consultations in various locations around the city.
Save The Date!
The upcoming edition of Manifesta 14 will be held in Prishtina, Kosovo from the 22nd of July to the 30th of October 2022.
Mapping subculture movements in Prishtina, Tirana and Skopje
Together with Prishtina’s community-run space Termokiss and an independent research group, Manifesta 14’s Education and Mediation department is delving into the subculture movements in Prishtina, Ti...
Manifesta 14 Visual Identity
For Manifesta 14 Prishtina, we are proud to present the new visual identity created by Prishtina’s very own Bardhi Haliti. The design focuses on the nomadic aspect of Manifesta and the ever-changing l...
Carlo Ratti Associati presents the start of the first Manifesta 14 Urban Interventions in Prishtina, Kosovo
Manifesta’s International Team’s jam-packed week in Prishtina
Last week, Manifesta’s Founding Director Hedwig Fijen and the Head of Production Tatiana Tarragó paid a visit to Prishtina to meet with numerous decision-makers and cultural and educational represent...
Sunflower Fields 2021 – Agnes Denes / Autostrada Biennale / Manifesta 14 Prishtina
Manifesta is pleased to collaborate with the third edition of Autostrada Biennale on Agnes Denes’ project Sunflower Fields 2021 in which we celebrate a central public space in Prishtina, the Palace of...
Manifesta 14 Prishtina opens temporary offices at the Palace of Youth and Sports
Manifesta 14 Prishtina has opened temporary offices in the heart of Kosovo’s capital at the Palace of Youth and Sports, a monument of the former Yugoslav period.
CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati to investigate the fabric of Kosovo’s capital and its communities
A jury selected CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati to conduct the urban vision for the City of Prishtina for the next edition of Manifesta. The urban vision functions as both a pre-biennial research and a long-t...
Studio L A to conduct the citizen consultation workshops in Prishtina
Coinciding with the urban vision executed by Carlo Ratti Associati and securing a bottom-up, radically local methodology, Manifesta decided, after the success of a similar democratic structure for Manif...
Hivzi Sylejmani Library will be the future Manifesta 14 Prishtina permanent institutional space
The Municipality of Prishtina has assigned Manifesta 14 the historic Hivzi Sylejmani Library as the future Manifesta 14 Prishtina headquarters and permanent institutional space.
Introducing: Manifesta 14 Prishtina Team Members
In October 2020, the first local team members started their training sessions in preparations for Manifesta 14 Prishtina in 2022. The local coordinators will be working closely with international heads ...
Manifesta awarded the Creative Europe Western Balkans grant by the European Commission
For the innovative approach of our social cultural projects in Manifesta 14 Prishtina in 2022 and for the support of partners in the region, Manifesta 14 has been awarded a Creative Europe Western Ba...
Memorandum of Cooperation signed between Manifesta and Kosovo’s Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports
The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports of Kosovo, represented by Minister Vlora Dumoshi and the director of Manifesta and Chair of Manifesta 14 Prishtina, Hedwig Fijen, signed the Memorandum of Coope...
First Constitutional Board Meeting for Manifesta 14 Prishtina
After being selected to host Manifesta 14, Prishtina welcomed the first constitutional Board meeting, which took place at the National Library of Kosovo, on 2nd of November 2019.
Manifesta 14 to be hosted in Prishtina, Kosovo, in 2022
On the 3rd of May 2019, at an official press conference held in Prishtina, the Director of Manifesta, Hedwig Fijen, the Mayor of Prishtina, Shpend Ahmeti, the Director of Culture City of Prishtina, Bler...