One of the goals of the cooperation between Terraforming and EZS on the Balkans is to produce and implement pedagogic programs for local public sector/civil service employees about human rights and tolerance. One of the steps towards realization of this idea is this expert-exchange visit to Sweden.
New project in Serbia and Bosnia with our partners “Edukacija za Sve”, with a support of the Swedish Institute: “The Future is Now – supporting local pedagogues and Roma NGOs to use Internet and Social Media to endorse Roma children to continue their education”.
Roma actors made “surprise performances” in the building of the University of Novi Sad, at the main square of Novi Sad, in the fields at the outskirts of the village of Sase…
Using collected recycled materials, Nadja, Malou and Mattias “glimpsed” the old Roma participants, creating specially designed costumes and props, transforming the old Roma in to their dream-professions.
Stina and Niclas visited the Roma theater Suno e Rromengo in the village of Novi Karlovci to meet the actors, and to get the feeling of the Roma theater working environment. First they filmed the space, treating it as a part of the spirit of this teater. Then, Niclas and Stina made short movies with the Roma actors, having in mind their particular roles in the Fortune Tellers Future performances.
This container might have been a “neonatal intensive care unit” (baby incubator), or it might have been a plastic holder used for researching some dangerous bacteria – it depends how we want to see it: do we want to treat Jeans Roma stories with special care, as something fragile, gentle, or as something contagious and dangerous?
Especially for the Fortune Tellers Future project, Captain Sorrow & Primitive Dance recorded a music piece “Roma Dreams” inspired by the destiny of the Roma in Europe, made on digital and analog music instruments and sounds of railway stations and subway trains announcements from around Europe. Misko also made a set of pictures “Roma Dreams”.
A Facebook message touched and inspired us to take an effort to try to find out what happened with our former students. This is what we found out about a couple of them…