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On the occasion of the Roma Resistance Day on 16th May, Roland Korponovics, Delaine Le Bas, Sujatro Ghosh, Kálmán Várady, Ludovic Versace and the Roma Jam Session art collective RJSaK address the topic of RESISTANCE AND RESILIENCE. In a conversation, the participating artists explain their approaches and the significance of resistance and resilience for their […]

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Artist talk on the 3rd Phase of the 2nd Roma Biennale. The theme of this phase is ‘Survival’ reflecting on and starting with World Migrants and Refugees Day. This day celebrates the strength and courage of people who have been forced to flee their home countries to escape conflict or persecution. Romani lives have also […]

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Building lifelong pedagogy We explore perspectives on unlearning colonialism, community bonding and surviving persecution Featuring artistsMałgorzata Mirga-Tas @gosiamirgaMarcin Tas @marcin_tasMoshtari Hilal @mooshtariiiValérie LerayModerated by Övül Ö. Durmușoğlu

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Issues discussed : the demand for deep inter-community solidarity in the era of ‘radical difference’ and in the context of struggles for social justice; the need for a transversal and intersectional political agenda among resistant and resilient communities, and much more together with the artists: Barby Asante @barby_as , Emília Rigová @bari_raklori, Danyang Zhao, Jana […]

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Maintaining a nomadic lifestyle is vital to a small number of ethnic groups throughout the world. Irish Travellers, and Romany Gypsies have a long and proud history in Britain. We caught up with Romani Journalist and Co- Founder of the Drive to Survive campaign Jake Bowers, to find out more about the campaign leading the […]

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Cornered or Spring | 4:46 min., 2021 In his video shot in the 8th district in Budapest, Hungary, a former Jewish ghetto, nowadays a “Gypsy ghetto” as the artist says, Kristóf Horváth reflects in his poetry on a world that creates refugees, and in which faith, believe, will power, free press are just minor losses. […]

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Edis Galushi “Alava kola paravna e godi” (translation: “Words that feed the mind”) | 5:57min., 2021 It is quite often that we become victims of the stereotypes and we take stands based on those stereotypes. The case with Romani language is the same. Many think that Romani is not such a language that one can […]

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ERODE | 3:15 min. ERODE is a piece by filmmaker Charles Newland exploring the hypocrisy and repetition of racist anti-GRT rhetoric in Britain, combining dog-whistle Tory soundbites with footage of the insidious reality in a montage style. Utilising droning soundscapes and disturbing imagery of recent police brutality against GRT people, ERODE asks the audience to […]

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