Kushtetuta? #3, Petrit Halilaj & Alvaro Urbano (Eds.)

Posted in art, Artist Book, history, politics, zines on August 27th, 2021
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Kushtetuta? #3, 2021

Printed zine, edited by Petrit Halilaj and Alvaro Urbano.

Kushtetuta, an independent fanzine started in 2012 whose title means “constitution” in English. In Albanian, if you divide the word into KUSH TE TUT A?, it means “who scares you?”.

This is a special issue coinciding with Kosovos Parliament‘s drafting of the Civil Code.

This time we would like to celebrate queer lives under the theme of codes. Such as language code, gestural code, gender codes, secret codes..

Edition 1/500

Contributions:

Daniela Aparicio Ugalde & Jo Landt @gorditx_petrolerx
Atdhe Behluli @atdhe_5000
Cooking Sections @cookingsections
Forrest Bess
dyqlberizm
Sokol Ferizi @havok_celeste
Hal Fischer
Nezim Frakulla
Plator gashi & Hashim Shala
GENERAL IDEA @aa_bronson
Robert Gober
Felix Gonzalez-Torres @felixgonzaleztorres.foundation
Enver Hadzijaj @neverenver
Petrit Halilaj
David Horvitz @davidhorvitz
Jetmir Idrizi @jetmiridrizi_jetko
jehonË Jahaj @nanajoteneberlin
Egzon Krasniqi
Maria Loboda @marialoboda000
şugarİye madİsİ @ovulundesi
AD MINOLITI
Ndre Mjeda
Henrik Olesen
Jill Peters
Leart Rama @leart_rama
Morgan le Ferec & Marouchka Payen
Arbër Selmani
Diamond Stingily
Christine Sun Kim @chrisunkim
Gábor Tóth @rehfeldt_mailartarchive
Alvaro Urbano @alvaro_urbano
Ruth Wolf-Rehfeldt @rehfeldt_mailartarchive

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Kushtetuta # 2 “Mums and Dads. Alvaro Urbano, Petrit Halilaj.

Posted in art, distribution, zines on February 5th, 2014
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Kushtetuta # 2 “Mums and Dads

including contributions by:
Bruno. B, Carlos Motta, David Horvitz, Danh Vo, El Roto, Ettore Sottsass Jr., Eva Kotatkova, Francisca Benitez, Félix González-Torres, Franz Kafka, Gerry Bibby, HaveIt, Mark Wulfgar, Patrizio Di Massimo, Piero Pazzi, Slavs and Tatars, Wolfgang Tillmans, Yorgos Sapountzis, Alvaro Urbano and Petrit Halilaj.

Language: English
Binding: Softcover

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Kushtetuta # 2 “Mums and Dads” launch @ Motto Berlin. 01.02.2014

Posted in events, zines on January 29th, 2014
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Kushtetuta # 2 “Mums and Dads” launch @ Motto Berlin. 01.02.2014
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Kushtetuta is a small publication edited by Alvaro Urbano and Petrit Halilaj.

The name “Kushtetuta” – meaning “constitution” in English – was chosen to mark an ironic beginning: for different reasons, the constitution of Kosovo grants far more freedom and rights than society does. If you divide the word into syllables: “KUSH TE TUT A?” translates from Albanian to: “Who scares you?”

Issue no. 1 (December 2012) was created as an insert for the cultural magazine Kosovo 2.0. The first issue was dedicated to the theme of sex, compiling work from several international artists and writers, exploring the theme of homosexuality and intervention.

Issue no. 2 (January 2014) has been published independently and printed with two covers. It brings together contributions from artists, writers and architects, including fragments of Petrit’s and Alvaro’s own work.

The issue is dedicated to the theme of mums and dads: mums and dads as family, as fight, as nation, as dialogue, as fetish, as education, as monument, as history, mums and dads as origin. The theme attempts to unify various fragments and opinions concerning the very first social environment we encounter: the family. Through the work of the contributors, who deal with differing topics and problematics, a unique thread develops: a thread which starts to define this complex relationship; where expectations, desires, interests and opinions meet in the middle of a generational change.

Contributors to the new issue include:
Bruno. B, Carlos Motta, David Horvitz, Danh Vo, El Roto, Ettore Sottsass Jr., Eva Kotatkova, Francisca Benitez, Félix González-Torres, Franz Kafka, Gerry Bibby, HaveIt, Mark Wulfgar, Patrizio Di Massimo, Piero Pazzi, Slavs and Tatars, Wolfgang Tillmans, Yorgos Sapountzis, Alvaro Urbano and Petrit Halilaj.

The related editions, produced on occasion of the release of issue no. 1, are currently on show in the exhibition “Editionshow”, organised by Chert, Raster and Motto in the space of Chert Gallery, until Saturday, February 15, 2014.