Aerial view of around 15 people walking through an exhibition, two are looking at a display table in the middle of the room


Forced Labour, 1940: a trilingual (EN, DE, HU) online gallery presenting the early history of Jewish forced labour in Hungary, based on two brothers’ photos and a diary. The gallery uses open-source collections management software and incorporates texts, photos, and maps, as well as alt text photo description for the visually impaired.

You can read an article about the process of researching and creating the gallery here (Visual History online reference resource for historical visual research, Leibniz-Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung Potsdam).

A man in a suit jacket is carefully cutting the hair of another man sitting on a one end of a felled tree trunk with a towel around his shoulders. Behind them is an incline with pine trees. Three more forced labourers are partially visible at the edges of the photo.
A forced labourer cuts his friend’s hair in the forest in Transylvania, 1940.


archival cataloguing, description Hungarian Holocaust Photo Archive


führungen/guided tours Vom Pinsel bis zur Kamera. Werke von László Moholy-Nagy und seinen ungarischen Zeitgenossen, Collegium Hungaricum Berlin, 13 September – 18 October

A comprehensive exhibition of early and little-known works by one of Hungary’s greatest twentieth-century artistic pioneers, from the Antal Lusztig Collection. Supplemented with paintings by Moholy-Nagy’s early twentieth-century peers and contemporary mixed-media works inspired by his output.

texts, vernissage Licht | Form | Photogramm: Bauhaus-Reduktionen. Eine Ausstellung und Performance von Károly Minyó Szert und Anikó Robitz, Collegium Hungaricum Berlin, 18 March – 15 June Eröffnungsrede [pdf] Finissage [pdf]

On the centenary of the Bauhaus, an exhibition and live photogram performance by two contemporary Hungarian artists, Károly Minyó Szert and Anikó Robitz, whose works build on geometric elements and textures, and draw from Suprematism, abstraction and analogue photography. 


co-curator with Katalin Székely Olympics and Politics – Berlin / Barcelona 1936 exhibition, Blinken Open Society Archives (OSA), Budapest, 23 June – 10 September

A multimedia exploration of how two international sporting events–the Berlin summer Olympics, a showpiece for Nazi propaganda, and the planned Olimpíada Popular, the third Workers’ Olympics–became the terrains for the ideological and physical battles of the 1930s.


curator 1956 – 301 – 1989 for Google Cultural Institute, at the Blinken Open Society Archives (OSA), Budapest

A prehistory of the well-documented events of 1989, via the Uprising of 1956 and the emergence of the democratic opposition in the 1980s, using numerous textual and audio-visual materials from OSA’s collections. These include amateur photographs, propaganda newsreels, Radio Free Europe research publications, state security services surveillance documents, and samizdat materials.

Header photo above was taken in the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Cairo, in 1962. Donated to Fortepan by Tibor Inkey. Source