Dardan Zhegrova

Biography

Works

Press

Dardan Zhegrova  <br>
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Gallery exhibitions
The anchor of my own landscape, 2018
Where we meet sometimes at night, bright bright, long talk in white., 2015-2016
I’d, I’ve, I’ll, He’s, He’ll, He’d, She’s, She’ll, She’d, We’re, We’ll, We’d, 2015


Dardan Zhegrova (*1991, Prishtina, lives and works in Prishtina) works are object- and performance oriented. His works are most often based on poems that stand always at the beginning of the conception of a new work. His texts deal with partially fictional and actually experienced events, which are mostly described from the first-person perspective. Often a (imaginary) counterpart who is sought after by the artists is addressed. There are no pronouns like her and him - the narrative unfolds between the I and the You. Here, the border between the artists subject and the addressed person often seems to blur. This dissolution of the boundaries of a classical narrative form can also be seen in relation to the structure of time in the poems, often blurring future, present and past. This breaking down of the different boundaries in Zhegrova’s work also reflects his queer identity, which oscillates between female and male attributes and deliberately rejects and transcends a normative understanding of gender.

Exhibitions
Group-exhibition
"All That We Have in Common"
Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje
18.12.2021–31.03.2022
www.msu.mk

Group-exhibition
"The Event of a Thread"
MOMus - Experimental Center for the Arts, Thessaloniki
March 2022
www.momus.gr

Group-exhibition
"Interference"
Curated by Hana Halilaj
CCS Bard, Hessel Museum, New York
02.04.–29.05.2022
www.ccs.bard.edu

Group-exhibition
"PARASITES"
36th Youth Salon, Croatian Association of Visual Artists, Zagreb
April 2022