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, …

International Romani Day

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The First World Romani Congress 8th April 1971, forty-eight years ago, the First World Romani Congress was held on the outskirts of London, in Orpington, Kent. Organised by members of the Gypsy Council and the Comité International Rom, the meeting and its associated open-air music festival on Hampstead Heath, would mark a high point in the history of Romani and Traveller people. The …

FUTUROMA

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ERIAC Proposal for a Roma Exhibition at the 58th Venice Contemporary Art Biennale 2019 FUTUROMA, the exhibition commissioned by European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture (ERIAC) and curated by Daniel Baker is currently under evaluation by the Artistic Director of the Venice Biennale. It is a proposal under consideration. ERIAC’s international jury consisting of academic Prof. Dr. Ethel Brooks, filmmaker …