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Elvira and Me

Elvira and Me is about one young woman’s two lives. Her family in Romania call her Elvira but in England she is known by the name on her passport, Ramona. It is a collaboration, with photography by Ciara Leeming and words by Ramona Constantin. To read the book, click here.

I continue to work with Ramona and have broadened this work into an open-ended documentary project featuring a number of other Roma people’s stories, thanks to Arts Council support and a commission from Newcastle’s Side Gallery. Please see my Roma Britain project website here.

* Interview with Centrepoint Collective about the genesis of Elvira and Me: here

* Elvira and Me is available via Blurb as a bilingual eBook for iPads etc for ÂŁ2.49, here.

* Hard copies of the book are also available to buy, thanks to a print run sponsored by The Big Issue in the North Trust. For details please email


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