Flaka Haliti was born in Pristina, Kosovo in 1982. She studied graphic design at the Faculty of Arts at the University of Pristina, and fine arts the Städelschule, Frankfurt/Main, Germany. Working in various media −painting, sculpture, installations and photography − Haliti’s art is poetic, sometimes humorous, and often political. Recurring themes in her oeuvre are the sentiment of longing, power structures, people’s mobility and migration. Haliti has exhibited her work at various cultural institutions throughout Europe, among them solo shows in the pavilion of the Republic of Kosovo at the 56th Venice Biennale (2015), at Mumok Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna (2014) and in the Kosovo National Museum, Pristina (2014). She has been awarded a fellowship at the Villa Romana, Florence, as well as the prestigious Ars Viva Prize for Visual Arts, Berlin. Flaka Haliti lives and works in Munich.