Flaka Haliti

FutureGreat 2014, selected Maria Lind

Flaka Haliti, I Miss You, I Miss You, 'Till I Don't Miss You Anymore, (detail), 2012. Photo: Stacion. © the artist. Courtesy CCA Pristina.

The intimacy that is indicated in Flaka Haliti’s work is mischievous. Here, personal experiences such as love, loneliness and longing are taken at face value but are immediately turned into points of systematic general inquiry. The banal becomes serious, and vice versa. Take, for example, the video installation I Miss You, I Miss You, ’Till I Don’t Miss You Anymore (2012), in which she reclaims love for art, from Hollywood and the rest of pop culture. Actual personal messages sent…

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