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Thinking and Building through Roma Positionality

Even as I sit to write this short piece, I seek to find my voice through writing. For me, as a Romani woman, writing has become one of those forms that have allowed me to tell the history of anti-Roma Europe: the unspoken history. The embedded European racial terror against Roma and other racialised people...

ROMAMOMA LIBRARY AT SAVVY CONTEMPORARY

  ERIAC is delighted to join SAVVY Contemporary for Vulnerable Archives. On Silenced Archives and Dissenting Views. We will join the program of the closed research exchange to discuss Roma practice of remembering as a survival technique. In addition to our participation in the research exchange, SAVVY Contemporary will be the fourth stop for the...

A Museum of Connections

In my consideration for RomaMoMA, I have chosen an entire exhibition, Art and Healing – A Roma Contribution for Europe, currently on view at Schafhof: the European Center for Art Upper Bavaria. To choose a singular artwork would not fairly represent the wide range of works homogenised by the term ‘Roma Art’. This exhibition is...

Selma Selman at the Kasseler Kunstverein

  ERIAC is pleased to support the exhibition of Selma Selman at the Kasseler Kunstverein. DON’T LOOK INTO MY EYES is the first comprehensive solo exhibition by Selma Selman in Germany, curated by Boshko Boskovic and Olga Holzschuh.  On view from 02.09 – 24.10.2021 Artist and activist Selma Selman (*1991 BiH) integrates narratives of the Roma community, including her...

Delegation of the Council of Europe´s Advisory Committee on FCNM Visited ERIAC

On September 25, 2021 the Delegation of the Council of Europe´s Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (FCNM) visited the European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture in Berlin to gain insight into ERIAC´s mission and programme work. The Delegation was formed by Ms Marie B. Hagsgård (in respect...

Owning the Game: Intersectional Self-Representation in the Roma LGBTQ+ Communities

Introduction Representation matters. The great majority of those who will not feel the weight of this are those who do not suffer its absence. It is truly difficult to explain this type of absence to those who see themselves everywhere – in magazine columns, on the TV, and even in exhibition spaces. Nor is it...

International Membership Engagement Initiative

  The INTERNATIONAL MEMBERSHIP ENGAGEMENT INITIATIVE, financed by the Federal Foreign Office of Germany (FFO) is an ERIAC initiative to build on the results of the international outreach projects 1-4, to facilitate and strengthen membership engagement. ERIAC conducts the international cultural outreach programs for the recognition and promotion of Roma arts and culture with the...

Art and Healing – A Roma Contribution for Europe

The exhibition Art and Healing – A Roma Contribution for Europe opened in Schafhof – European Center for Art Upper Bavaria on 24 July. The exhibition features works by Valérie Leray (F), Selma Selman (BIH), Dan Turner (UK), Alfred Ullrich (D), and the nomadic RomaMoMA Library, consisting of approximately 100 English-language books focusing on Roma Art History and...

RomaMoMA Nomadic Library as A Roma Contribution for Europe

The RomaMoMA Nomadic Library, initiated on the 50th anniversary of the First World Roma Congress, on International Roma Day, 8 April 2021, is currently on view at Schafhof: the European Center for Art Upper Bavaria, within the framework of the exhibition, Art and Healing – A Roma Contribution for Europe. Alongside the RomaMoMA Library, featured artists...

ERIAC Partners Mark Annual Day of Remembrance for Roma Holocaust Victims

At the European Institute of Arts and Culture (ERIAC), each year, we work together with our network of partners and members to commemorate Roma Holocaust Day, an annual day of remembrance for the Roma and Sinti victims of the Holocaust held on 2 August. The date marks the night in 1944 when 2,897 Roma, mostly...