Contemporary Art and Roma Identity

The Central Slovak Gallery in cooperation with the Slovak National Gallery and the Banská Bystrica self-governing region are inviting to the opening of the exhibition which will present the work of a young generation of artists working on the theme of Roma identity.

Exhibition opening: 22. 10. 2019 at 5 p.m. (Tuesday)

Authors: Robert Gabris (AT/SK), Krzysztof Gil (PL), Sead Kazanxhiu (AL), Denis Kozerawski (SK), Delaine Le Bas (UK), Ľuboš Kotlár (SK), Małgorzata Mirga-Tas (PL), Tamara Moyzes (CZ/SK), Emília Rigová (SK), Selma Selman (USA/BiH).

Curators: Emília Rigová, Petra Hanáková

Keres invitation poster

The thematic frame of the exhibition is the Roma identity and its (self)critical reflection, or to use more academic terminology, visual discourse of Roma identity. The exhibition will present the work of young generation of artists, mostly but not exclusively of Roma who work with the theme, or it might be better to say IN the theme of Roma identity and they critically reflect on it.

Florian Bauer

Director Social Finance, Sustainability and Innovation
Since 2023, Florian Bauer has been responsible for social finance, sustainability and social innovation at ERSTE Foundation. Prior to this role, Florian worked in the NGO & Social Entrepreneurship sector for more than 13 years. He led the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP), an international multilateral NGO that works to accelerate market-based deployment of renewable energy and energy efficient systems in developing countries, and was Managing Director & COO of the Impact Hub Vienna. From 2020-2023, Florian established strategic alliances with key partners and helped to create innovative semantic technology solutions at Semantic Web Company (SWC), a leading IT company in semantic AI solutions.