‘Jolly Pig from Lety’

Romane Khale Panthera / Romani Black Panthers

(Tamara Moyze, Věra Duždová, David Tišer)

‘Jolly Pig from Lety’

Poster, stickers, video from the performance

2016

 

Project “Jolly Pig from Lety”  portrays the disgrace of the Romani Holocaust commemoration of Lety u Písku concentration camp, in the Czech Republic. By sticking “jolly pig from Lety” stickers on pork meat in Czech supermarkets, this guerrilla action is raising awareness of the actual situation of the site, where it is occupied by a pig factory farm. Czech citizens of Roma origin do not yet have a respectable Holocaust Memorial where the survivors and their families could come to mourn. The Czech authorities promised after 89” revolution to destroy the factory but have failed to fulfill this promise until 2019.

Text on the sticker:

“Jolly Pig from Lety, made of pork meat raised on the graves of Romani Holocaust victims. Uncooked meat product”.

 

Text on the poster:

“With every meal, we are remembering the Romani Holocaust”

“Jolly Pig from Lety, made of pork meat raised on the graves of Romani Holocaust victims. Uncooked meat product”. Do you really know what kind of meat you’re eating?

Romane Kale Panthera

The art group ROMANE KALE PANTHERA was established as a reaction to anti-Roma marches (2012) in the Czech Republic. Based on such events, people in affected areas had to make a decision: change their attitudes and mainly take a stand on the basis of their ethnicity. People who lived normal lives became activists. RKP group consists of Romani and non-Romani artists, intellectuals and activists.