© Joakim Eskildsen, Seija’s Room, Masala, Finland

 

© Joakim Eskildsen, Holi Cow, Jaipur, India
© Joakim Eskildsen, Mironu I, Romania


“Between 2000 and 2006 I together with writer Cia Rinne undertook travels in seven different countries with a view to gaining an insight into the life of the Roma and the conditions they face. We always tried to spend a considerable length of time among the people whom we wanted to learn about and, if possible, to live with them for a while.
It was our own interest that initially took us to the Roma streets in Hevesaranyos in northeast Hungary, where we spent four months at the home of Magda, an elderly Roma. The other journeys to Romania, India and our travels in Finland came about through personal contact, while in Greece and Russia we were initially assisted by human rights organizations and in France by the Centre de recherches tsiganes in Paris (…)

Joakim Eskildsen


Another major work that it’s too hard to resume. It can be seen
here

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