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RomaMoMA: a Roma Transnational Museum – Challenges and Issues

I have been asked to offer my opinion regarding the concept of RomaMoMA, an institution putting on display contemporary art. Mine is an opinion that comes from a seasoned non-Roma observer of contemporary Roma art scene, a Poland-based critic and curator. The emergence of an establishment like this poses a number of questions, the first...

OPEN CALL FOR ROMANI FILMMAKERS, DIRECTORS AND PRODUCERS!

Throughout 2021, ERIAC is leading the Proud Roma Free Europe transnational campaign to boost Romani pride and identity in a year where many countries are conducting their national censuses. For this purpose, ERIAC is seeking to engage the best creative talents from our communities to inspire our people to stand up and be counted. More information...

Roma Resistance and Resilience

This week, we feature the Roma Resistance and Resilience exhibition, currently on view at ERIAC Art Space Berlin, with another version of the show on view at the newly opened ERIAC Serbia in Belgrade. We can only comprehend the 600 years of resilience and survival of the Roma minority in Europe if we recognise the...

The Art of Resistance – Resistance through Art

RESIST![1] illuminates 500 years of anti-colonial resistance in the Global South, shining a light on colonial oppression and its effects up to the present day. The exhibition pays homage to all the women, men and children who have resisted in multifaceted ways and whose stories remain mostly untold or unheard. Numerous works by contemporary artists...

The Transnational Romani Resistance March video is out!

The Transnational Romani Resistance March video is out!   This year on May 16th 2021, we, the Roma community in Europe, came together in a transnational initiative – across borders, generations and genders – to mark the 77th anniversary of the Romani Uprising at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp.  Together, we held Romani Resistance marches and commemorative activities in around...

The Historical Approach of Tamás Péli’s Panel Painting, entitled Birth

The First National Exhibition of Self-Taught Artists in Hungary was already organised by Ágnes Daróczi in 1979, in order to bring into the limelight talented Roma artists; yet, the third such display, in 2000, continued to be held in the Museum of Ethnography (Budapest), rather than an institute of contemporary art, as if the exhibits were manifestations...

Conference: Critical Approaches to Romani Studies

  Online conference organized by the Romani Studies Program at Central European University in partnership with the European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture   31 May – 4 June 2021   Abstracts and biographies Roma have been an object of academic inquiry for centuries. In spite of the increasing number of articles, studies, and...

ON-LINE COURSE ON ROMANI CULTURE FOR THE STAFF OF THE INSTITUTIONS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

  “ROMA(NI) PAST – EUROPE’S FUTURE. WHY EMBRACING EU’S LARGEST ETHNIC MINORITY MATTERS”   Hosted by EUROPEAN ROMA INSTITUTE FOR ARTS AND CULTURE (ERIAC)   MAY 21, 2021 10.00 – 17.00 (CET)     On May 21, 2021, ERIAC had the pleasure to deliver an online course for the staff members of the European Commission....

Spark, burn every moment – reflections on a legend

The works of Mara Oláh (1945-2020), internationally acclaimed contemporary Hungarian Roma painter of outstanding talent, are presented at the current edition of OFF-Biennale Budapest, within the framework of the RomaMoMA programme. The selection on view forms the basis of a small, yet clamorous (!) event series. Omara (her artist name, or nom de guerre(!)) was...

ERIAC EXHIBITION: ROMA RESISTANCE AND RESILIENCE

Roma Resistance and Resilience   Exhibiting Artists: Daniel Baker, Rifet Bajramović, José Manuel Fernández Cortés, Lajos Gabor – Joar Nango, Ľuboš Kotlár, Renata Roxana Mihaly, Estefanía Ruíz (Mil Duquelas), Zita Moldovan (Loly), Norbert Oláh, Marina Rosselle, Selma Selman, Zoran Tairović Artists’ Biographies On view in the galleries at ERIAC Berlin and ERIAC Serbia in Belgrade 16...