Daniel Baker

Country of residence

United Kingdom


Romani Gypsy




Daniel Baker is an artist. A Romani Gypsy, born in Kent in the UK, he holds a PhD on the subject of Gypsy aesthetics from the Royal College of Art, London. His work is exhibited internationally and is found in collections worldwide. Baker curated FUTUROMA at the 58th International Art Exhibition at the Venice Biennale in 2019. He also exhibited at the Venice Biennale in 2007: Paradise Lost and 2011: Call the Witness. Baker’s art practice examines the role of art in the enactment of social agency via the reconfiguration of elements of the Gypsy aesthetic. Publications include WE ROMA: A Critical Reader in Contemporary Art, Ex Libris, FUTUROMA and GRT LGBTQ+ Spoken History Archive Book. Former Gypsy Council Chair, Baker lives and works in London.