Alketa Xhafa Mripa

Artist, Activist, Mother of four.

Alketa Xhafa Mripa was born in Kosovo in 1980 and came to London on 1997, where she completed her
studies at Central Saint Martins. Her artistic practice, which takes many forms including paintings, photography, embroidery, films and installations, advocates for women’s liberation and independence. Xhafa Mripa's creative vision generates provocative ideas that raise awareness of the way oppressive societies not only behave, but also mythologise women into archetypes. A bold activist artist, Xhafa Mripa is a passionate campaigner for human rights, especially for the empowerment of women living in oppressive societies. She shares with the world a deep emotional response to the reality in which she lives.