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Exhibition

Official Opening! The Abduction from the Seraglio, 59th Biennale di Venezia

Over the course of the 127 year long history of the Biennale, the exhibition commissioned by ERIAC for the 59th International Art Exhibition is only the fourth occasion when a presence of Roma art is ensured. The current cultural underrepresentation of work made by Roma coupled with the continuing stereotypical representation of Roma by non-Roma...

Eugen Raportoru’s exhibition includes marginalised perspectives and creates a platform for feminist artmakers

RomaMoMA interviews curator Ilina Schileru. You are both an artist and a curator. How have these two practices influenced each other within you? Ilina Schileru: It all started with my need to create a community as an artist, and I envisioned it as an artist-led community. That is when I began negotiating for a space...

The Biennale is a Red Carpet for Artists

RomaMoMA interviews Eugen Raportoru. Among the most recognised painters of his generation in his country of origin, Eugen Raportoru (Bucharest, 1961) has always taken pride in his Roma origins. His recent experiments in installation narrate past memories from his childhood and often contain self-referential elements through which he creates a hidden genealogy of the unspoken...

RomaMoMA Library ft. Daniel Baker and Farija Mehmeti at Manifesta 14

  Manifesta 14 Prishtina_Co-Producing Common Space and Shaping Formations of Solidarity in the Western Balkans and Beyond – M14WB 22.07 – 30.10.2022 RomaMoMA Library ft. Daniel Baker and Farija Mehmeti Roma Rajni Curated by Timea Junghaus   By joining Manifesta 14 Prishtina_Co-Producing Common Space and Shaping Formations of Solidarity in the Western Balkans and Beyond,...

The Roma Exhibition as a Space for Transnational Alliances

Interview with the Commissioners of the Roma Exhibition at the 59th Biennale Arte: Abduction from the Seraglio: Timea Junghaus, Executive Director of ERIAC, and Zeljko Jovanovic, Director of the Open Society Roma Initiatives Office, and Chairman of the Board of ERIAC RomaMoMA: What is the history of the presence of Roma art at the La...

G O S S I P S

On the occasion of the International Romani Day (8 April), ERIAC is hosting three young and upcoming artists representing contemporary Roma woman’s art in the exhibition GOSSIPS. Artists: Luna De Rosa | Dariya Kanti | Nataliia Tomenko

ERIAC is proud of Polish-Roma artist Małgorzata Mirga-Tas ‘Re-enchanting the World’ in Venice

ERIAC is proud to partner with the Polish Pavilion’s exhibition project for Biennale Arte 2022, by the Polish-Roma artist and activist Małgorzata Mirga-Tas. The Re-enchanting the World project at the 59th International Art Exhibition is an attempt to expand the Polish and European iconosphere and art history with representations of Roma culture. Adhering to the...

La Biennale approves Roma Exhibition in Venice

We are delighted by the news from the Visual Arts Department of La Biennale di Venezia, approving the Roma Exhibition project, Collateral Event in the frame of the 59th International Art Exhibition. We congratulate artist Eugen Raportoru and curator Ilina Schileru on this milestone. For the fourth time in history, Roma visual arts are inhibiting important...

ERIAC EXHIBITION: TAJSA ROMA CULTURAL HERITAGE PRIZE

  TAJSA ROMA CULTURAL HERITAGE PRIZE EXHIBITION 10.12.2021   On view in the National Theater Belgrade: Location: Francuska 3, Beograd 11000, Serbia   Curators: Timea Junghaus, ERIAC Executive Director  Nataliia Tomenko, ERIAC Intern [EN] According to the artist Robert Gabris, “Tajsa is the connection between yesterday and tomorrow, present energy between you and me, power,...

TAJSA ROMA CULTURAL HERITAGE PRIZE CEREMOMY 2021

  The Tajsa Roma Cultural Heritage Prize was launched in 2019 by the European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture (ERIAC).   Embodying the ERIAC founding principles, the Tajsa Prize honors a Roma individual who – by drawing from Roma cultural heritage – enriches the Roma arts and culture scene as well as shapes and...