2019

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. 

2016

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.

2014

curator 1956 – 301 – 1989 for Google Cultural Institute

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

 

4th May 2019