Ceija Stojka — Une artiste Rom dans le siècle

Exhibition

Painting

Ceija Stojka
Une artiste Rom dans le siècle

Past: February 23 → May 20, 2018

Ceija stojka maison rouge 12 1 grid Ceija Stojka — La maison rouge La maison rouge héberge une partie de la très dense production de l’artiste Ceija Stojka jusqu’au 20 mai 2018. Plus de 130 oeuvres ... 2 - Bien Critique

Ceija Stojka was born in Austria in 1933, the fifth of six children. Her family were Lovara Roma horse traders from Central Europe. Ceija was ten years old when she was deported with her mother, Marie Sidi, and other family members. She survived three concentration camps: Auschwitz-Birkenau, Ravensbrück and Bergen-Belsen.

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Ceija Stojka, Sans titre, sans date Acrylic on cardboard Courtesy Hojda et Nuna Stojka © Ceija Stojka, Adagp, 2017 & La maison rouge, Paris

It was only forty years later, in 1988 at the age of fifty-five, that she felt the need and the necessity to tell her story and embarked on a vast act of memory. Though considered illiterate, she wrote several poignant books in a poetic and highly personal style. In doing so, she became the first Roma woman to have survived the death camps and recount her experiences so that they can never be forgotten or denied, and to raise a voice against the pervasive racism in Austria when far right and nationalist parties are winning more and more votes.

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Ceija Stojka, Sans titre, 1993 Acrylic on cardboard Courtesy Hojda et Nuna Stojka © Ceija Stojka, Adagp, 2017 & La maison rouge, Paris

Curators Antoine de Galbert Xavier Marchand (Lanicolacheur)

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Opening hours

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Every day except Tuesday, 11 AM – 7 PM

Admission fee

Free entry

The artist

  • Ceija Stojka