Dresses on washing lines pay tribute to Kosovo survivors of sexual violence



A conceptual artist is transforming a football pitch in Kosovo into a giant art installation, with thousands of dresses hung on washing lines in a powerful and poignant tribute to survivors of sexual violence. The exhibition, Thinking of You, will go on show in the city stadium of Pristina, the capital of Kosovo, on Friday, the 16th anniversary of Nato forces entering the city after a three-month bombing campaign.
An estimated 20,000 Albanian women – and some men – were raped by Serbian army, police and paramilitaries during the 1999 Kosovo war as Albanian separatists fought against the... read more

 
11 June 2015 in World News, Views: 39
Source: Guardian
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