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Arts and Culture

Barvalo: Designing an Exhibition on and with Roma Communities in a French National Museum

In 2023, Barvalo[1] will be held at the Museum of Civilisations of Europe and the Mediterranean (Mucem), in Marseille, in the south of France. This exhibition, focused on Romani cultures and professions, is designed in collaboration with Rom, Sinti, Gitano, Manouche and French Traveller representatives from France and across Europe. Through inviting Romani individuals to...

Argument for a Roma Transnational Museum

RomaMoMA, the aspiring project of imagining a Roma transnational museum, is not merely a theoretical exercise. A Roma transnational museum has been a central desire of the Roma movement since the 1960s. RomaMoMA is the natural evolution towards what is yet to come. This transnational European Museum is inevitable in Europe. The vision for RomaMoMA...

MODEST COPERNICAN REVOLUTIONS

Imagine a presentation of Rosa Taikon’s silver jewellery at Hälsinglands Museum in Hudiksvall, a solo exhibition with Malgorzata Mirga Tas’s textile paintings at the Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst in Leipzig, and a show with Robert Gabris’s drawings at Salonul de Proiecte in Bucharest. Then there is a retrospective of Ceija Stojka and her Holocaust memory...

Oto Hudec and Emília Rigová: a dialogue

This conversation between visual artists Oto Hudec and Emília Rigová took place in November 2017 as a part of the Nadikhuno Muzeumos / Invisible Museum exhibition project at Tranzit.sk. It addresses the absence of Roma representation in arts and culture spaces and challenges the idea of the traditional ethnographic role of museums, where “othering” through...

SOME THOUGHTS ON THE MUSEUM OF ROMA CONTEMPORARY ART

This text makes an argument for the utmost urgency to mark out and define new spaces for the (re)presentation, performance and practice of Roma cultural heritage (both tangible and intangible). The Museum of Roma Contemporary Art would break off the idealised neutrality of national/transnational space and claim rearrangement, as well as access to self-expression and self-representation....

Andaro Angluno Vast | First-Hand – Nihad Nino Pušija

Andaro Angluno Vast | First-Hand Exhibition: 25.09. – 15.12.2020 Nihad Nino Pušija ERIAC Space Reinhardtstr 41-43, 10117 Berlin In the framework of EMOP 25.09. – 15.12. 2020   Opening 25.09.2020 from 4p.m. to 8p.m.  😷Please wear a mask covering your nose and mouth and note that we can only allow a limited number of people...

HAJDE TE KHELAS – ERIAC Dance Contest

Hajde Te Khelas - ERIAC Dance Contest calls all Roma experts of dance, movement art and choreography, who perform alone, in pairs or in bigger groups from all over the world to present the virtuosity and diversity of Roma dance heritage passed on from generation to generation by applying with a short dance video. Read the call in Romanese, Albanian, Bulgarian, German, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, Serbian, Slovakian and Spanish

RESULTS OF THE ERIAC ARTS AND CULTURE INNOVATION PROGRAM ANNOUNCED!

  ERIAC ARTS AND CULTURE INNOVATION PROGRAM   SELECTION COMMITTEE RESULTS ANNOUNCED   The Selection Committee for the ERIAC Arts and Culture Innovation Program 2020, composed by the following members: Maria Bogdan, Chair of the Barvalipe Academy Florin Nasture Member of the Barvalipe Academy Emília Rigová Member of the Barvalipe Academy Mihaela Zatreanu Member of...

Online Video Series – Katitzi Exhibition

The Exhibition "Katitzi - A Literary Figure Rooted in Reality" is on view until middle of September 2020. Learn about the life and works of the Romani-Swedish activist and writer Katarina Taikon. Visit ERIAC Monday or Wednesday between 11-15h or watch the seven short introductory videos on Youtube or IGTV with curator Maria Lind and art critic Övül Durmuşoğlu. 

Performing the Museum – Online Exhibition

Performing the Museum Apr. 8, 2020 – Online Exhibition On the occasion of the International Roma Day, April 8th, ERIAC is opening its first online group exhibition entitled ‘Performing the Museum’ that will launch here on the website on April 8, 2020 at 5p.m. CET.     With and by works of six Roma and...