Loki Gili: Song of Sorrow, Song of Hope
These images by four Roma youth – Gergo Balogh, Zsolt Balogh, Scarlette Farkas and Bela Lazi – are part of the Loki Gili interdisciplinary project produced by the Roma Community Centre of Toronto and the Red Tree Arts Collective. The youth have photographed their families and friends in the Parkdale community where they have lived since coming to Canada as refugee applicants. Two participants, along with their families, were sent back to Hungary when their appeals for refugee status were rejected. Two of the youth remain. Among these photographs, we see the departure of one young photographer and her family on the last day of the photography sessions.