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Some Romani Easter traditions!

Whatever y’all are up to today, I hope it’s a good day. 

“Out of concern for health, Roma eat lighter vegetarian dishes in addition to the heavy meat dishes on a feast day. 283 more words

Real Gypsy Fashion! The Gypsy Chronicles: Interview with Erika Varga of Romani Designs

I can’t tell what I love more: Varga’s beautiful fusion of traditional Romani prints, fashions, colors, and cuts and contemporary edge; her message of peace and coexistence; the shots of her models and her inspiration; or the fact that Romani fashion is blossoming into a self-defining style in popular culture (as opposed to an ill-informed appropriation). 145 more words

Blog 8: Ekphrastic poetry inspired by Romani artists and their works

This week’s blog is dedicated to ekphrastic poetry, that is, poetry about visual art. So your assignment is to write a 20 line free-verse poem on/inspired by a work of art by a Romani artist. 359 more words

The Gypsy Chronicles

Last night as I was reading through my news feed on facebook I came across the following post by Tamas Revesz:
Just returned from Salt Lake City (Utah) where I gave a presentation of a previous publication on Roma (Tamás Ervin-Révész Tamás: Búcsú a cigányteleptől – Farewell to the Gypsy Colony, 1977, Budapest) and explained why I returned to them again photographing the same people who I photographed almost 40 years ago. 159 more words

Project 365: My Daily Release 2012