LITERATURE, Major Group (prose, poetry, story telling) indentifies, documents, promotes Roma writers.Proposed projects:a. Collaborates with publishing houses and translators to expand distribution;b. Creates and maintains daily/weekly/monthly blog, Twitter and Facebook in collaboration with MEDIA and/or SOCIAL MEDIA groups;c. Collaborates with groups, like PEN International and Indian Writers Conference;d. Researches the presence of Roma and Romani culture in literature.COORDINATORS: Elisa…See More
I emailed with Els and she mentioned you may be able to help me. I am interested in proposing a grant that focuses on Roma and the positive impact music can have on social change. I am wondering if you could suggest any Roma musicians…"
"Hello, I would like to invite you to our new group here at "Khetanes": ROMANO THEM TRANSMISSION - with which we want to share the great culture and arts of Roma. Please join this group. Thank you! Viola Razavi"
O BARO PORRAJMOS, Major Group, commemorates Roma in WWII and life worthy of living.Proposed projects:a. Identifies, documents and shares research and artistic works representing O Baro Porrajmos;b. Researches and presents lingering effects and parallels with present day situations.COORDINATORS: Ciuin Ferrin, Félix Monget, Janna EliotSee More
Roberto Malini was born in Milan on May 27th, 1959. Poet, artist, historian, screenplay writer and documentary maker, he is co-president of EveryOne Group, an international human rights organization. He wrote his first poems back in 1972 encouraged by his mentor, the philosopher Fulvio Papi. In 1975 he wrote the short novel in verse, L'uovo, from which the director Dario Picciau made the 3D animation film of the same name. The film won many awards at international film festivals. Malini has contributed works to the literary journal Nuovi Argomenti, and published the collections Il maestro delle danze divine, La legge del volo and Belante cosmo. In the 1980s he gave a series of performances of poetry and music in the major Italian cities. He led a group of poets involved in fighting discrimination - including Dario Bellezza, Christopher White and Paola Astuni - which led to several readings throughout Italy. “Poetry must come out of the literary salons” he said at one of the meetings, “we must snatch the laurels of vanity from our heads and become a driving force for social change”. For many years he has been studying and teaching about the Holocaust, a subject he has written and published several book on, in collaboration with the most important museums and international research centres: Yad Vashem and Beit Lohamei Hagetaot in Israel; The Deportation Museum in Paris; the LGBT Historical Society of San Francisco; Task Force for International Cooperation on Holocaust Education; Remembrance and Research, and many others. He has written documentaries and short films for TV which were directed by Dario Picciau, including A Journey with Anne Frank, Dear Europe, Platform 21. He has also carried out research into the history and culture of ethnic minorities, with special emphasis on the Roma people. He is the curator of the Holocaust art collection in Hilo Museum (Hawaii, USA). He has gathered together a collection of over 200 works made by artists who either perished in the Holocaust or survived the concentration camps. Thanks to a donation these works will go to form the “European Holocaust Art Museum”. He is the curator of an important collection of the history, culture and art of the Roma people in Europe. Over recent years his poetry has reflected his work as Holocaust historian and human rights activist. Between 2009-2010 he published the collection of short stories and poems Le parole e l'anima, Poesie dell'Olocausto, and the essay Il cammino del popolo Rom. He has also published the Italian versions of Emily Dickinson's and Sappho's poetry . With Dario Picciau he made the videopoems Quando Bartolomeo Sorride, Makwan, Grüne Rose, Addio, Pesaro and Gelem Gelem, works focussed on human rights issues. The videopoems have been shown at numerous social events and film and contemporary art festivals, and have been awarded several prizes. Because of his humanitarian work in defence of the Roma people, Malini has found himself up against cultural and media censorship in Italy, as well as political, police and judicial persecution. These abuses of power have already been the subject of an interrogation by the European Commission; an official complaint lodged to the Italian Government by the UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights Defenders, and a campaign initiated by Front Line, the leading international organisation that protects non-violent human rights activists.
Hello, I would like to invite you to our new group here at "Khetanes": ROMANO THEM TRANSMISSION - with which we want to share the great culture and arts of Roma. Please join this group. Thank you! Viola Razavi
I emailed with Els and she mentioned you may be able to help me. I am interested in proposing a grant that focuses on Roma and the positive impact music can have on social change. I am wondering if you could suggest any Roma musicians in the Rome area for me to contact? I would appreciate any suggestions you have for me on this project. Grazie!
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