All posts tagged: Romathan Gypsy Theater

Michael Shaw of BAGnewsNotes’ Top 10 Visual Politics/Photojournalism Blogs List

Michael Shaw is “the publisher of the popular progressive blog, BAGnewsNotes. BNN is the only blog dedicated 100% to visual politics and the analysis of news images, and also features original, politically-oriented images from America’s pre-eminent photojournalists.” Included on his list of the “top 10 visual politics/photojournalism blogs” for Blogs.com is Verve Photo and a link to recent work featured on the site by Amanda Rivkin. Also included on the list is The New York Times Lens blog, where I co-created and contributed a series of 13 interviews with young photographers last year for the “Turning Point” series that asked about an image that served as a source of inspiration and an image by each photographer that represented a turning point in their early careers. In addition to being featured in this series on the Lens blog, “Turning Point: Images That Inspire,” my work was also highlighted in “Must See: Images on the Web” and “Showcase: New President, Old Problems (2009 – The Year in Pictures)”. Additional blogs listed in Shaw’s top ten include No …

Update to Website: Romathan Gypsy Theater Gallery

With the release of The Spectacular Slovakia guide I have been able to return to my personal portfolio website and update it with a gallery of images from my travel with the Romathan Gypsy Theater by bus from Kosice, Slovakia to the remote village of Banske in eastern Slovakia to perform for a primarily Roma student attended elementary school. Previously this work appeared as an audio slide show on The Slovak Spectator’s website in a joint project with SmeTV, the digital arm of the largest Slovak national daily, “Romathan.”

Romathan Gypsy Theater in Slovakia published by SME.TV and The Slovak Spectator

Slovakia in 42 days: Romathan A TV programme in English covering the travels of American journalist and photographer Amanda Rivkin (video included) 23 Aug 2010 Regional News The professional Roma theatre can do a lot of things. For a foreign visitor, it can even bring to Slovakia the atmosphere of the Goran Bregovič performance in New York… A TV programme in English covering the travels of American journalist and photographer Amanda Rivkin, who is discovering Slovakia for the 15th edition of the guide Spectacular Slovakia. — For the complete PhotoShelter gallery of “Romathan Gypsy Theater.” press: Prison Photography: The Roma People “Amanda Rivkin traveled to Slovakia to photograph Roma theater productions.”