The Mechanics of Marginalisation; the Gypsies and genocide, 1900–2011 (O Baro Porrajmos) The story of Anna Maria “Settela” Steinbach

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Dr Adrian Marsh Text Katarzyna Pollock Art “Settela” The date is 19th May 1944. The image is one that may be familiar to many (though frequently misplaced as the face of a young Jewish woman), the haunting visage of a young girl gazing out from the doors of a transport train, moments before they are closed by a man in …

InterRailing: A Cultural Engine

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12 Star Gallery, Europe House, 32 Smith Square, London SW1P 3EU Many artists in the 1980s and 90s travelled by train from city to town across Europe, visiting art collections, architecture, landscapes and people; usually in a concentrated month that changed their lives. Paul Ryan’s sketchbooks archive several of these journeys, and will be displayed alongside artworks, tickets, manuscripts, photographs, …

Calling all Gypsies & Travellers

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‘BE PROUD – SPEAK LOUD’ The Romani Cultural & Arts Company is a ground-breaking organisation; by Gypsies & Travellers, for Gypsies & Travellers, with Gypsies & Travellers. We believe that our community is capable of great things and of greater integration into mainstream culture, whilst retaining it’s unique cultural identity and heritage. We let our community grow from the inside …