Stephanie Rizaj is a visual artist who splits her time between Brussels, Vienna and Prishtina. Her practice ranges from performative sculptures and installations to videos, where she weaves together biomythological narratives with a critique of production conditions and power relations. Her work explores the brutality of everyday life through accompanying identity shifts, power structures, class relations, the search for collective being, and the desire to belong.
     Rizaj has exhibited work internationally in various exhibitions and festivals, including Manifesta 13 Marseille (FR), Loop Barcelona, (ES), Stedelijk Museum (NL), Botanique (BE), Diagonale (AT), Dokufest (XK), Galerie 17 (XK), Galerie Emila Filly (CZ) oder Ebute-Metta, Lagos (NG). Amongst other prizes, she has been awarded the Theodor Körner Prize (AT).
Silent Polyglot
Solo Exhibition
LLS Paleis
Paleisstraat 140, 2018 Antwerpen (BE)
17.11. 2024
18.11. - 22.12.2024

Deep Rivers Run Silent
organised by Meno Avilys
invited by Rupert 
Vilnius (LT)

Parcours d’artistes Ixelles
Brussels (BE)
17 Abbaye de la Cambre
11.09. - 15.09.2024

Rupert, Vilnius (LT)
Studio Residence
supported by
Federal Ministry for Arts,
Culture, the Civil Service
and Sport of Austria
Programme for Visual Artists
06.05. - 06.07.2024

Ekrani i artit, Shkodra (AL)
Solitude and Multitude
05.06. - 09.06.2024
Screening at Art House

Frans Masereel Centrum,
Kasterlee (BE)
Center for Contemporary Art
Production Residence 
supported by
Federal Ministry for Arts,
Culture, the Civil Service
and Sport of Austria
08.01. - 16.02.2024

Belgium Art Contest, 
Botanique, Brussels (BE)
Group Exhibition
15.12.2023 - 20.02.2024

SAFFCA Europe, Brussels (BE)
Studio Residence
09.2023 - 09.2024

Prizen (XK) 
Prishtina (XK)
supported by
Artist Mobility Stipendium 
Land Burgenland (AT)

Anti / Monumental by Stanislava Pinchuk,
Untersberg marble stone quarry,
Summer Academie Salzburg, Salzburg (AT)
17.07. – 05.08. 2023 
Group exhibition

Scanning the region, Galeria 17,
curated by Ilir Bajri, Prishtina (XK)
Group exhibition 
24.01. - 24.03.2023

A Glittering Ruin Sucked Upwards, Gosset Site,
curated by Yann Chateigné Tytelman,
Brussels (BE)
Group exhibition 
02.12. - 29.01.2023

Ron Mandos Young Blood Foundation, Statenpassage Tweede Kamer,
curated by Radek Vana, The Hague (NL)
Group exhibition
24.11.2022 - 13.01.2023

Open Studios, Higher Institute of Fine Arts,
Gent (BE) 
Solo exhibition
13.05.2022 - 16.05.2022

Architects of Identity by the Orchid and the Wasps, NDSM Fuse, curated by Maud Oonk,
Amstedam (NL) 
05.05.2022 - 29.05.2022

Loop Barcelona, Galerie Ron Mandos,
Barcelona (ES) 
16.11. - 18.11.2021

Visite #9 We fight back, Het Bos, curated by De Imagerie, Antwerpen (BE) 
Group exhibition
11.11. - 14.11.2021

Frans Masereel Centrum, Kasterlee (BE)
Production Residence
22.10.- 29.10.2021

Kaleidoskop. Fragmente. Im Kino: INSIGHT (FAST FORWARD), LE STUDIO Film und Bühne,
invited by CineCollective, Vienna (AT)

Open Studios, Higher Institute of Fine Arts, Gent (BE)
Solo exhibition 
17.09. - 20.09.2021

Spacial Disruption, SIGN,
Groningen (NL)
Project Residence
18.07. - 31.08.2021

The HISK Affair, Gosset site,
Brussels (BE)
Group exhibition
24.06.- 18.07.2021 

PUT YOUR FINGER, Galerie Emilia Filly,
Usti Nad Labem (CZ) 
Group exhibition
18.06. - 13.07.2021

Diagonale 21’, Festival of Austrian Film,
Graz (AT)
08.06. - 13.06.2021

Inframince infra-mince infra mince, Heiligenkreuzerhof, curated by Gudrun Ratzinger und Franz Thalmair, Vienna (AT)
Group exhibition
12.05. - 02.07.21

Open Day, Gerrit Rietveld Academie,
Amsterdam (NL) (online) 

IFFBHLA, Bosnia-Herzegowina Looks Around, Bottrop (DE) (online) 
11.11. - 18.11.2020

Started ‘20, Coronadisplay at Berlinskej Model, organised by Pavel Vančat, with Lenka Glisnikova and Oded Arad, Prag (CZ)
Group exhibition
30.10. - 03.11.2020

CHANGE, Fondation Francès,
Senlis (FR)
Group exhibition
17.09. - 23.12.2020

TIFF, Tirana International Film Festival,
Tirana, AL (online) (S)
19.09. - 25.09.2020

Manifesta 13 Les Parallèles du Sud, with Marvin Kanas, Marseille (FR) 
Duo exhibition
28.08. - 19.09.2020

Traces, Manifesta 13 Les Parallèles du Sud,
Marseille (FR) 
Project Residence 
10.07. - 27.08.2020

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