Artur Conka, Photographer & Film Director

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The Romani Cultural and Arts Company 34th profile will be of Artur Conka Artur Conka is an award winning photographer and Film director. As a Roma himself, Conka was born in Kosice, Slovakia, lived in Lunik IX, and travelled around Europe with his family before eventually settling in England in 1998 when he was eight years old. Graduating from Derby …

LATCHO DROM (Safe Journey)

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DASH ARTS PRESENTSDASH CAFÉ: LATCHO DROM – A MUSICAL, FILMIC LOVE LETTER TO EUROPE’S ROMA Wednesday, 22nd of May 2019 | 7.30pm (doors at 7pm) Rich Mix, London E1 6LA | £5In this month’s Café, Dash Arts will screen Tony Gatlif’s musical love letter to Europe’s Roma communities – LATCHO DROM. Made more than 25 years ago, it is a …

Raine Geoghegan, MA – Poetry, Readings and her Forthcoming Book

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What a year I’ve had, following the publication of my debut collection of poems, prose and monologues, ‘Apple Water: Povel Panni’, published by Hedgehog Poetry Press. It seems that the Romany way of life has captured many people’s attention and I have had such wonderful feedback and warmth from them. In July 2018 I read at the Ledbury Poetry Festival, …