On 9th December, the British artist Damian Le Bas passed away with only 54 years. This message left us with total grief and disbelief. During the RomAmor-Festival, our tribute to the Romani people and their culture, he was our guest for several times. With his works, but also with his personality he left a mark on the festival and impressed us deeply.
Damian Le Bas was not only an artist, but also one of the most crucial personalities in the movement of Romani artists in Europe. As one of 16 artists, he realized the project “Paradise Lost” in the first pavilion of Romani people at the Venice Biennale 2007.
Our thoughts are with his family.
In HELLERAU Damian Le Bas took part in the following events: