Dr Daniel Baker PhD RCA

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The Romani Cultural and Arts Company 19th profile will be of Dr Daniel Baker PhD RCA Daniel Baker is a Romani Gypsy born in Kent, United Kingdom. An artist, curator and theorist, he holds a PhD on the subject of Gypsy aesthetics from the Royal College of Art, London. Daniel acted as exhibitor and advisor to the first and second 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 …

The Travellers: Voyage and Migration in New Art from Central and Eastern Europe

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Time: 25.08.17–28.01.18  10:00–18:00 Location: Kumu exhibition spaces The exhibition looks at travel in a region where freedom to travel was, until recently, a luxury available only to the very few. The revolution of 1989/1991 and the subsequent opening to the world and globalisation processes allowed citizens of the former Eastern bloc personal mobility on an unprecedented scale. The region’s new, …