Exhibition of 23 black and white photographs of Canadian Roma who are successful in middle- and professional-class occupations.. Photographed by Chad Evans Wyatt, the subjects include: Jennifer Plyer-Danch, JD student at Osgoode Hall Law School; Ronald Lee, activist, author and co-founder of the Roma Community Centre; Janos Soltesz, pastor; Ladislav Lukacs, chef and semi-professional soccer coach. The exhibition will continue until October 4.
At the opening will be Osgoode’s Dean Lorne Sossin, Professor Sean Rehaag, and Gina Csanyi-Robah, executive director of the Roma Community Centre. Roma Rising / Opre Roma was funded by the Government of Ontario, in partnership with the Roma Community Centre, York Regional Police and St. Christopher House.
The RomarisingCA exhibit viewing hours are Monday to Thursday from 8am to 10pm, Friday from 8am to 5pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 6pm. Free.
Osgoode Hall Law School is in the Ignat Kaneff Building. On the map of York University, this building is No. 32. http://maps.info.yorku.ca/files/2013/02/KEELE_Map_May2013_Accessibility.pdf