Timea Junghaus: Roma Art - The Subaltern Revolt, RGPP Seminar Series 4

December 3, 2015

Tímea Junghaus is an art historian and contemporary art curator of Roma origin. She curated the First Roma Pavilion at the 2007 Venice Contemporary Art Biennale. She has researched and published extensively on the conjunctions of contemporary art and critical theory - with particular reference to issues of cultural difference, colonialism and minority representation. She is the founding director of the European Roma Cultural Foundation and Gallery8 - Roma Contemporary Art Space. As the first Roma art historian in Hungary and an acknowledged advocate of the cultural rights of minorities, she plays an active role in raising public awareness about the cultural oppression of Roma people and defining inclusive cultural strategies.

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Date: Friday, December 4, 2015
Time: 9.30-12.30
Location: Okt. 6, 101

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