GALLERY8: ROMA BODY POLITICS: Exhibition- and Education Program, Catalog

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Country/partner countries

Project lead partner/organization and contact person (e-mail, links) project website
European Roma Cultural Foundation - ERCF
1027 Budapest, Frankel Leó út 5. III.23
Junghaus Tímea

Project information – start and end date (if available)
Start date: 01.03.2015.
End date: 01.01.2016.

Summary (goals and purposes of the project)
The Roma Body Politics, exhibition, education –program and catalog is an innovative community initiative. It focuses on the unmasking of the majority’s gaze, its operation in the past and in the present to explore the connection between the humiliation and vulnerability of Roma and the depiction and representation of the Roma body. The knowledge produced will be multiplied and disseminated at the experts’ workshops by the art education program and by the capacity building office created for Roma artists

Results of the project
The long term impact of the project is ensured by the catalogue and the wide-scope artistic and creative communications campaign. It prepares its target group; audience for the fight against racism, it points to the hidden and subtle mechanisms of Roma oppression, with special attention to the double minority position of Roma Women.
3 domestic exhibitions, and 1 international accumulative exhibition.

Who will benefit from this project (target group)
Roma and non-Roma civil organizations, artists and scientists, Roma Women

Sources of funding
Amount: 33.827,00 Euro