Ana and Karoly with their two youngest daughters in the hostel that the family first lived in after entering the pilot programme.
Ana in the hostel that the family first lived in after entering the pilot programme.
Karoly in the hostel that the family first lived in after entering the pilot programme.
Bianca in the hostel that the family first lived in after entering the pilot programme.
The oldest daughter, Anamaria, as the family moves out of the hostel that usually accomodates refugees and asylum seekers.
Karoly and Ana with their social worker in their first flat in France.
Andrea among her cuddly toys in their first apartment in France.
How do you keep your traditions and customs?
"Work, says my mother. Holidays you mean? For Christmas, the New Year, Easter, Rumania is just like here. We eat like in Rumania." - Karol Kolumpar
Many of the Romanian Roma are Christians.
Father and son. Karoly, left, has several names tattooed on his arms. The only one that hasn't been crossed out is his own name - which is also that of his son, Karol.
Bianca and her mother Ana.
With a certain stability that comes with education, a home, and a regular income of her parents, who will she grow up to be?
A selection of documents neccessary for legal residency in France, as collected by one family over the course of one year
Maria with her brother Alin and father Stefan
Maria with her youngest son Kevin.
Maria during daily chores.
Text written by Maria, May 2013
The photograph of David Lazar is inspired by the flag of the Romani people. Adopted by international representatives at the First World Romani Congress in 1971, to respresent a people rather than a nation, it consists of three symbolic elements.