TMG launch Patrin project

Friday 20th May 2011, 6pm-9pm at the New Art Exchange, 39-41 Gregory Boulevard, Nottingham NG7 6BE

Patrin – signposts Romany Gypsies left for their travelling fellows – was once the language of travellers, maps and stories shared by an ethnic community, present in Britain since the 1500s.Through digital photography, sound, oral history and maps this exhibition shows a contemporary form of patrin.

A collaboration between The Monitoring Group, Lincolnshire Gypsy Liaison Group, Derbyshire Gypsy Liaison Group, NAE, and artists Sara Heitlinger and Cecilia Jardemar. All photos by David Stanley, Eliza Smith, Verity Duffy, Queenie Duffy, Ryalla Duffy, Siobhan Spencer and Tom McCready. Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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