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Diaspora Europe Digital: Ferenc Snétberger – Solo Guitar Improvisations

Video of the concert available for free from 27.01.21, 11:00 am at: www.volksbuehne.berlin The link will be available until 31.01.2021, 10 pm Jazz guitarist Ferenc Snétberger is known worldwide for his extraordinary art of improvisation. His compositions range from Hungarian gypsy jazz to Spanish flamenco, from classical guitar to jazzy episodes. He has recorded numerous...

Diaspora Europe Digital: Sinti_ze Jazz

Video of the concert available for free from 27.01.21, 11:00 am at: www.volksbuehne.berlin The link will be available until 31.01.2021, 10 pm With Riah Knight, Rosenberg Trio, Sandro Roy & Jermaine Landsberger Trio feat. Giovanni Weiss, Lauenberger Quartett feat. TAYO Sinti_ze Jazz is a selection of the “bests” of Sinti Jazz. The concert series brings...

Diaspora Europe Digital: Sinti_ze Jazz Special with The Rosenberg Trio

Video of the concert available for free from 27.01.21, 11:00 am at: www.volksbuehne.berlin The link will be available until 31.01.2021, 10 pm Guitarist Stochelo Rosenberg, with his Rosenberg Trio, is an icon of Gypsy Jazz. For over 25 years, the trio has displayed their skills at the most important jazz festivals and in the most...

WHAT CONCRETE STEPS AND/OR OBSTACLES DO YOU ENVISION IN PREPARING A ROMA MUSEUM?

The RomaMoMA interview series continues! (Part 3 of 5) What concrete steps and/or obstacles do you envision in preparing a Roma Museum? What exactly is required in order to create a respectful Roma museum? It is no secret that creating a Roma museum is a great challenge, as it refers to an ethnic group rather...

Achille Mbembe: The Global Present

This video was first published on post, The Museum of Modern Art’s online resource devoted to art and the history of modernism in a global context. This presentation was part of The Multiplication of Perspectives, which took place in April 2019 at The Museum of Modern Art, and brought together scholars, artists, and curators from around...

Diaspora Europe at ERIAC Space

Diaspora Europe Image: Detail of the artwork © Gypsyland. Roma Da Da. Damian Le Bas (2015)   Exhibition: 15.12.2020 – 17.03.2021 ERIAC Space Reinhardtstr 41-43, 10117 Berlin   Artists: Daniel Baker | Kálman Várady | George Vasilescu | Damian Le Bas | Gérard Gartner | Alfred Ullrich   Contributors: Nicoleta Bitu | Mihaela Dragan |...

Diaspora Europe Opening

On 10 December 2020, the International Human Rights Day, we opened the Diaspora Europe Festival via livestream at Volksbühne Berlin with the ceremony for the Franco-German Prize for Human Rights. The Roma components of the Diaspora Europe Festival were curated by the European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture as part of the Germany’s Chairmanship...

The Body as Archive, Archiving One’s Self

Meghan Forbes considers the work of RomaMoMA as related to memory production and preservation, through the process of recording, archiving and exhibiting. This essay emphasises the relevance of the new museum as a model for an anti-racist, decolonial museum practice so needed in our contemporary moment. She also considers the work of one artist who...

Diaspora Europe: Ferenc Snétberger – Solo Guitar Improvisations

In view of the current infection situation and in accordance with the decisions of the federal and state governments of 25 November, the Volksbühne Berlin is extending its event cancellations until 2 January 2021. All events on the big stage during this period are cancelled. This affects also the Diaspora Europe Festival. The concert below...

Diaspora Europe: Sinti_ze Jazz – The Rosenberg Trio

In view of the current infection situation and in accordance with the decisions of the federal and state governments of 25 November, the Volksbühne Berlin is extending its event cancellations until 2 January 2021. All events on the big stage during this period are cancelled. This affects also the Diaspora Europe Festival. The concert below...