Existence By Jo Clement

Posted on December 15, 2021 by Stephanie Ballantine

We are here, beside the Reichstag,to present the signatures of the dead: five hundred thousand, and more, floatdown the Spree. We raked for names and brought armfuls to this graveyard gladethey’d drive an S-Bahn through. A train through a memorial, our daily grief.With its coffee cups and stubs, Berlin Central isn’t far from here. Deutsche […]

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At the Threshold: reflections on Roma existence through art by Daniel Baker

Posted on December 14, 2021 by Stephanie Ballantine

As a Romani Gypsy and an artist, the relationship between Roma life and Roma artistic practice has long held fascination for me. I continue to explore these phenomena through my encounters with Roma material culture and increase my understanding through my artistic practice, which draws upon aspects of Roma aesthetics and Gypsy visuality. It is […]

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