A University of Derby graduate is hoping to train Roma Gypsy children to photograph their difficult lives in a mass housing complex in Slovakia.
Artur Conka is a young Roma man determined to use his talent and passion to help those he left behind. Artur recently graduated with BA (Hons) Photography degree from [...]
By Mario Radu
I remember that even as a child I was dreaming of going abroad. Back then, “abroad” was a country in itself, something far, far away, a magical place where there were enough oranges for everyone.
I grew up in a small Roma community in southern Romania. Our neighbourhood was called “Gypsy Land” [...]
by Lily Bowers
Dear my beloved Mother,
In my last few weeks in battle and my life in the trenches a heavy weighted feeling has sunken down on me, through the filthy layers of my course skin, the ache [...]
by Mario Radu
It was a cold, rainy October day and I was on my way home from school. I remember I was about 8 at the time. I’d always wanted a pet, preferably a dog, but my mum kept saying, like most parents say to their children, “maybe next year, darling, you’re too [...]
Drug use is a huge problem within Roma communities. What´s the point of view of young Romani from the Czech Republic on hard and soft drugs? Watch the videos to find out more!
by Jamal Jimenez
We followed a small track through the woods to an opening in the trees that gave us our first sight of the Gypsy Church – a small green building with a sloped roof and small spire. A small thread of a web entangled in my face as we walked onto the common [...]
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