11 May – 24 Nov 2019
Collateral Event For The 58th Venice Biennale 2019
Curated by Daniel Baker
Commissioned by ERIAC
Dorsoduro, 417 (Fondamenta Zattere allo Spirito Santo)
11 May – 24 November 2019
Promoter: European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture (ERIAC)
FUTUROMA draws upon aspects of Afrofuturism to explore Roma contemporary art’s role in defining, reflecting and influencing Roma culture. FUTUROMA offers new and spontaneous re-interpretations of Roma pasts, presents and futures via a fusion of the traditional and the futuristic in order to critique the current situation for Roma people and to re-examine historical events.
FUTUROMA features 14 Romani artists from 8 countries: Celia Baker, Ján Berky, Marcus-Gunnar-Pettersson, Ödön Gyügyi, Billy Kerry, Klára Lakatos, Delaine Le Bas, Valérie Leray, Emília Rigová, Markéta Šestáková, Selma Selman, Dan Turner, Alfred Ullrich, László Varga.
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