• Alex Webb first time in Hungary

    Alex Webb first time in Hungary

    The Suffering of Light series from Alex Webb, the outstanding photographer of the international photo agency MAGNUM, will be exhibited for the first time in Hungary by the cooperation of the Budapest Photo Festival and the Kunsthale.

Budapest Photo Festival
28. February – 30. April 2017.

The Budapest Photo Festival is an annual city-wide exhibition series what represents the contemporary and classical values of the photography by the presence of the Hungarian and international art scene. The aim of the Festival is to create Budapest to be the „City of Photography” in the spring of 2017 with the 1st edition.
The Festival is under the patronage of Alexandra Szalay-Bobrovniczky, deputy mayor of Budapest, and a member of the Photo European Network (PHEN).

The festival has two highlighted exhibitions as a frame: the opening show what is the famous Magnum photographer, Alex Webb’s exhibition „The Suffering from Light” at Kunstahale (Műcsarnok) and a Hungarian contemporary overview „SUBJECTUM” at Castle Garden Bazaar. The emphasis, – next to the two highlighted exhibitions – , is on the presentation of the international contemporary scene, by the program of the International Cultural Institutes and the guest festival, beside the exhibitions of the biggest galleries, museums and art schools of the Hungarian Capital. The Festival involves many public programs also: lectures, workshops, photomarathon, museum educational events, portfolio review and photobook show, what will place at the Festivalcenter Gallery.

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