News & Activities

The Ceija Stojka International Fund contributes to the knowledge and international influence of the work of Ceija Stojka. Below are listed the past, current and coming events around Ceija Stojka's artwork and historical testimony.

2024

2023

  • Wankostättn, premier of the broadcast of the documentary film on Karl Stojka, brother of Ceija Stojka, Duisburger Filmwoche, 06/11/2023, https://www.duisburger-filmwoche.de/programm.
  • Mein Bild. Dein Bild. Valéry Leray, Ceija Stojka, Otto Pankok, 10/2023-02/2024, Hünxe-Drevenack, Germany,  https://www.pankokmuseum.eu.
  • Ceija Stojka, We Are Ashamed, 08-10/2023, Luna De Rosa, Spaces of Misunderstandings, European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture, https://eriac.org/ceija-stojka-we-were-ashamed/.
  • Exhibition 35th Bienal de São Paulo, 09-12/2023, with an imaginary encounter of Ceija Stojka and Aurora Cursino dos Santos, web, photos.
  • "What should I be afraid of? Roma Artist Ceija Stojka", monograph exhibition at the Austrian Cultural Forum New York, 05-09/2023,  web ACFNY, photos.
  • Exhibition Barvalo, 05-09/2023, with works of Ceija Stojka, MuCEM - Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, Marseille, web.
  • World Roma Day 2023, 08/04 - the Istituto Cultura Gitana Award for Fine Art goes to Hojda and Nuna Stojka, web istituto cultura gitana
  • Best short documentary, Diagonale film festival 2023, for "Wankostättn" on Karl Stojka by Karin Berger, https://www.diagonale.at/preis-kurzdokumentarfilm-23/.
  • Ceija Stojka, "90. Geburtstag und 10. Todestag", Roma VHS Burgenland, 03-04/2023,  web Roma VHS Burgenland.
  • A Glimpse of Ceija Stojka, Malmö Konsthall, 02-03/2023, web MK.
  • Anne Hill Blanchard Uncommon Artists Lecture, lecturer Timea Junghaus on Ceija Stojka, 05.03.2023, inscription here.

2022

2021

2020

2019 

  • Collective exhibition, Actually, the Dead Are Not Dead, including works of Ceija Stojka, Bergen Assembly, Bergen, Norway, 09/11/2019.
  • Collective exhibition, Not the End. Artists interpret the Holocaust, including works of Ceija Stojka, Levande Historia, Stockholm, Sweden, Curators: Sandra Weil & Bertil Bäckström, 06-08/2019.
  • Marin Karmitz collection exhibition including works of Ceija Stojka, MUNTREF Hotel de Inmigrantes, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 06-10/2019.
  • Collective exhbition, Collective Exhibition for a Single Body, including a work of Ceija Stojka, ERSTE STIFTUNG, Vienna, Austria, 06/2019.
  • Monograph exhibition, Ceija Stojka (1933-2013) – War memories of a Roma Het Valkhof Museum, Nijmegen,    NL, Curators: Paula Aisemberg, Noëlig Le Roux, Xavier Marchand, 02-06/2019, Photos.
  • Lecture and discussion with Nuna and Hojda Stojka about the history of Roma and Sinti during the NS regime, Schloss Hartheim, Upper Austria, Austria.

2018 

  • Monograph exhibition, Ceija Stojka, une artiste Rom dans le siècle at La maison rouge, Paris. Curators: Antoine de Galbert, Xavier Marchand. Photos.
  • Theatrical readings of Je rêve que je vis, libérée de Bergen Belsen at the Maison de la Poésie, at the Mémorial de la Shoah and at the Musée de national de l'histoire de l'immigration, Paris. Directed by Xavier Marchand with the actress Camille Grandville.
  • Screening of « Ceija Stojka, portrait d’une Romni » a documentary film by Karin Berger at the Mémorial de la Shoah, Paris.
  • Exhibition of drawings, gouaches and paintings, Et même les mots ne suffisaient pas at the Christophe Gaillard Gallery, Paris. Photos
  • Publication in French and English of the catalogue of the exhibition Ceija Stojka, une artiste rom dans le siècle. Éditions Fage, Lyon, 2018.
  • Publication of a volume of Ceija’s poems, Auschwitz est mon manteau et autres chants tsiganes, Éditions Bruno Doucey, Paris, 2018.
  • Publication of Nous vivons cachés, souvenirs d’une Romni entre les mondes, Éditions Isabelle Sauvage, Plounéour-Ménez, 2018.
  • The archiving and digital conservation of Ceija Stojka's handwritten work conducted by Carina Kurta receives the support of the Zukunftsfond of the Republic Austria and of Antoine de Galbert Foundation.

2017

  • Monograph exhibition, Ceija Stojka, une artiste Rom dans le siècle at the Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille. Curators: Antoine de Galbert, Xavier Marchand.
  • Theatrical reading of Je rêve que je vis, libérée de Bergen Belsen at the Friche de la Belle de Mai, Marseille and at the Musée d'art et d'histoire du Judaïsme, Paris. Directed by Xavier Marchand with the actress Camille Grandville.
  • Publication of Ceija Stojka, Paroles d’artiste by Édtions Fage, Lyon, 2017.

2016

  • Publication in France of Je rêve que je vis, Libérée de Bergen-Belsen, Éditions Isabelle Sauvage, Plounéour-Ménez, 2016.
  • Fifteen works are presented for the first time in the exhibition Retour sur l’abîme, l’art à l’épreuve du genocide at the 19, Crac Montbéliard and Musée de Belfort, curator: Philippe Cyroulnik, Nicolas Surlapierre.

2015

2014

  • A new square on Lerchenfelder Strasse in Vienna is baptised “Ceija-Stojka-Platz.”
  • Ceija Stojka, Sogar der Tod hat Angst vor Auschwitz (Even Death Is Terrified of Auschwitz, Vi o merino oral katar o Auschwitz), Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin; Galerie Schwartzsche Villa, Kulturamt Steglitz-Zehlendorf, Berlin; Mahn und Gedenkstätte Ravensbrück, Fürstenberg/Havel. Curators: Matthias Reichelt and Lith Bahlmann. Photos, Website: http://www.ceija-stojka-berlin2014.de/index_01.html 
  • Publication in German, English and Romanes of a catalogue of the exhibition Ceija Stojka : Sogar der Tod hat Angst vor Auschwitz, Verlag für moderne kunst, Wien, 2014.

2012

  • Ceija Stojka, Kai Dikhas Gallery, Berlin KZ-Bad dreams, Karaköy, Felek Solak N°1 Istanbul.

2011

2009-2010

  • Monograph exhibition LIVE-DANCE-PAINT, Cawein gallery, Pacific University; Somona State University Library Art Gallery, Rohnert Park,California; West Branch Gallery, Stowe Vermont, USA. Curators: Lorely French and Michaela Grobbel.

2004

2001

  • Ceija Stojka, Wien: I am scared, Auschwitz could only sleep, Stadtgalerie, Kiel.

1996

  • Pictures and texts, Ravensbrück Mémorial Site1993: Travelers in this world, Amerlinghaus, Vienna. Curator: Christa Stippinger.

1991

  • Pictures from the life of a Romni, Amerlinghaus, Vienna. Curator: Christa Stippinger.

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