Josephine O Driscoll, Traveller Activist

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The Romani Cultural and Arts Company 10th profile will be of Josephine O Driscoll, Chief Officer of Gate Herts and Report Racism GRT. Josie was born into a Traveller family in Ireland, she came to the UK in the late seventies, married at sixteen and has seven children. She lived a nomadic life travelling around Britain until an illness forced the …

David Tišer – Director

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The Romani Cultural and Arts Company 8th profile will be of David Tišer. David Tišer studied Romani studies at the Charles University in Prague. He is the first Roma LGBTQIA activist in the Czech Republic. Besides this, he also acts as a Romist, teacher and director. In the past, he was one of the members of the Government’s Council for Roma …

Shiftwork ‘GYPSY MAKER 3’

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Daniel Baker  Shamus McPhee  Artur Conka Billy Kerry Ambivalence towards Roma continues to endure in the minds of Europeans. The figure of the Gypsy has greatly influenced artists and thinkers of the avant-garde from the nineteenth-century romantics to the Bohemians of the early twentieth century. Such unorthodox approaches to creative living, as personified by the Gypsy, have an important role …