BPF2019

BUDAPEST PHOTO FESTIVAL 2018 PROGRAM:

MŰCSARNOK / Kunsthalle - David Lynch: Small Stories

© David Lynch SmallStories HEAD #2 – Courtesy: Item éditions, Paris

MŰCSARNOK / Kunsthalle – 1146 Budapest, Dózsa György út 37.
David Lynch: Small Stories
2019.03.01. – 06.02.
Opening hours Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00–18:00, Thursday 12:00–20:00 Saturday, Sunday 10.00-18.00

The BUDAPEST PHOTO FESTIVAL is the biggest photography event in Hungary. In its’ third year in 2019, it opens with a real gem on the 28th of February in MŰCSARNOK, Budapest: with the living legend of American independent movie making, the great director, screenwriter, painter and musician, the one and only David Lynch. Read more…

KISCELLI MÚZEUM - Perspectives / Contemporary Hungarian Landscape

Bartis Attila: Man Above the Ocean, 2016

Kiscelli Múzeum – 1037 Budapest, Kiscelli utca 108.
Perspectives / Contemporary Hungarian Landscape
2019.04.05. – 05.15.
Opening hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10.00-18.00

For the third consecutive year now, Budapest Photo Festival chose a classic genre as an inspiration for contemporary Hungarian photographers. This time, the organizers were looking for works that interpret or redefine the landscape genre, or continue along well-established, traditional lines. Pictures that fit into the broader concept of landscape photography were welcome for this year’s open call.  Read more…

FESTIVALCENTER - Gilles Roudiere: En Silence

Gilles Roudiere: Istanbul, 2015

FESTIVALCENTER / Budapest Projekt Galéria – 1053 Budapest, Kossuth Lajos utca 14-16.
Gilles Roudiere: En Silence
2019.03. 05. – 03.26
Opening hours: Tuesday – Saturday: 14.00-20.00

Gilles Roudiere (1976) is a member of mid-generation contemporary French photography. He’s not a street photographer, neither a documentarist, but he keeps capturing ephemeral intimate and banal moments of countries he travels.The exhibition is held with the cooperation of Budapest Photo Festival and Francophonie Festival and Institut Français de Budapest. Read more…

FESTIVALCENTER - Changing Landscape – Modern Portuguese Photography

Paulo Catrica: Stadia / S.Alhandra vs Sanjoanense, Alhandra, 19.10.2003

FESTIVALCENTER / Budapest Projekt Galéria – 1053 Budapest, Kossuth Lajos utca 14-16.
Changing Landscape – Modern Portuguese Photography
2019.03.29. – 04.20.
Opening hours: Tuesday – Saturday: 14.00-20.00

The exhibition showcases the concept of modern landscape by presenting four Portuguese contemporary photographers. Landscape, which is one of the eternal themes of visual art, is reinterpreted by these different photographic approaches. Tiago Casanova, Paulo Catrica, João Grama and Tito Mouraz represent the vision of the traditional areas and modern landscapes formed by society. The exhibition is held with the cooperation of Budapest Photo Festival and Instituto Camões in Budapest. Read more…

ROBERT CAPA CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY CENTER - 37th Hungarian Press Photo exhibit

ROBERT CAPA CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY CENTER
1065 Budapest, Nagymező u. 8.
37th Hungarian Press Photo exhibit
2019.04.05. – 05.19
Opening hours: On business days: 11.00 – 19.00

37th Hungarian Press Photo Exhibition
This exhibition is like an illustrated chronicle of great authenticity. In a world of millions of news pictures and articles creating a maze that is really hard to navigate, it serves as a compass and provides an accurate glimpse of what went down last year. The works of art that have been selected from the thousands of entries submitted for the 37th Hungarian Press Photo Contest follow in the finest traditions of Hungarian documentary photography. Fourteen categories ensure that all the most important moments in politics, culture, everyday life and sports will be on display, making for a colourful and ruminative collection established thanks to the joint effort of Hungarian photojournalists.

PETŐFI LITERARY MUSEUM - Whistling of juvenile winds– Kányádi image fantasies

Petőfi Literary Museum – 1053 Budapest, Károlyi utca 16.
Whistling of juvenile winds– Kányádi image fantasies
2019. 03. 07 – 04. 28.
Opening Hours: Tuesday – Sunday 10:00-18:00.

This exhibition is a unique venture of Budapest Photo Festival in the Petőfi Literary Museum. Sándor Kányádi was a great Hungarian poet who passed away in 2018. We selected a few of his outstanding poems and asked photographers (Gábor Fiala, Péter Herendi and Emőke Kerekes) to compile a photographic series based on their lyrics. The resulting exhibition if not only a modern take on Sándor Kányádi’s poetic world, but an exclusive opportunity for contemporary Hungarian photography.

The authors represent diverse genres in the local photographic scene. They created much more than mere illustrations, they infused their own artistic methods and approaches to this special project.

ARTPHOTO GALLERY – The Kerekes-Barabás Project

Gábor Kerekes – Alvó szépség

ARTPHOTO Gallery – 1111 Bartók Béla út 30.
The Kerekes-Barabás Project
2019.03.01 – 03.27.
Opening hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 15.00-19.00

A The art collector Lajos Barabas purchased the 6×6 Mamiya C330 traditional film camera from the heritage of Gabor Kerekes – the artist passed away nearly five years ago. Barabas meant the purchase as a gesture to celebrate the work of the acclaimed photographer. The purchase of the camera also meant the beginning of a project aimed at continuing the photographic legacy of Gabor Kerekes. The point of this project is to give the camera to fellow artists, allowing them to use and work with it, and create art with this object that has soaked in the unique artistic personality of its former owner. Through this project, and through the artists involved (for example Zsolt Peter Barca, Tamas Opitz, Peter Timar, and Aniko Robitz) a sort of metaphysical dialogue occurs between the users of the camera, both current and past. In this exhibition, we showcase photography from both the current users and past users of Gabor Kerekes’ camera. The deceased artists works are provided to us by the KG Archives. These photographs have never been published before – their inaugural publication occurs at this exhibition.

ARTPHOTO GALLERY – Imre Drégely: Luna '69 (Moon Relics)

Imre Drégely – Utazók

ARTPHOTO Gallery – 1111 Bartók Béla út 30.
Imre Drégely: Luna ’69 (Moon Relics)
2019.04.01 – 04.26.
Opening hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 15.00-19.00


The 50th anniversary of the moon landings provides the special occasion for this exhibition. Here, we present Imre Dregely’s past and recent photography composed “In awe of the Moon”. The collection contains those photographs that were directly inspired by memories of the 1969 event, or were inspired by themes that are connected to the subject of the moon landings. 

Austrian Cultural Forum Budapest - FOOD | design – photography in a revolutionary way

Ulrike Köb, honey&bunny: piros csendélet, 2015

Austrian Cultural Forum Budapest – 1068 Budapest, Benczúr utca 16.
FOOD | design – photography in a revolutionary way
2019.03.14 – 04.30.
Opening hours: Monday-Friday: 09.00 – 16.00

The Austrian artists and photographers honey & bunny //Sonja Stummerer & Martin Hablesreiter//,   Ulrike Köb and Akos Neuberger arrange food in a revolutionary way. Like designers, they choose objects by shape and colour instead of smell and taste. Their ideas influenced contemporary food photography in an enormous way. They also tell stories by using food. In the framework of their project for the Gwangju Biennale in Korea and the book „EAT DESIGN“, honey & bunny started to pose in various eating situations. Their current projects focus on clean and sustainable eating. The group exhibition at the Austrian Cultural Forum will show some new photographs as well as artworks which have already been presented at museums/exhibitions around the world.  

B32 GALLERY - Lajos Csontó: Overwriting

1991/2018

B32 GALLERY – 1111 Budapest, Bartók Béla út 32.
Lajos Csontó – Overwriting
2019.03.20. – 04.12.
Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 10.00-18.00

Countless old photograph pile in our private archives: documents, memories, feelings,  important or unremarkable moments’ souvenirs that seem to cumulate endlessly  like in a  bottomless chest.  Layers  and layers crust  in a thunderous speed on past minutes, days, months and years  extinguishing their real or supposed significance.

In the latest works of Lajos Csontó, he returned to  his own photo archive to save the ‘lost’ pieces and add them currently valid layers, overwriting and rewriting their original content and pursuing his series ( Duplicated images 2014, Selection, 2009) dealing with the issues of archives.

B32 TREZOR GALLERY - Ábel Krulik: Among distant seas

B32 Trezor Gallery – 1111 Budapest, Bartók Béla út 32.
Ábel Krulik: Among distant seas 
2019.03.21. – 04.12.
Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 10.00-18.00

The series of Ábel Krulik are known for their subjective, yet suggestive atmosphere.  In the last years, he’s been using photography as a personal chronicle, an instrument to quit  present time.  His journey is shaped by his constant need to roam and witness moments as they pass away. When circumstances turn uncertain on the way, he looks through the finder and focuses with his camera. His images help him to relive those forgotten realities that he had borrowed from the existence.

CERVANTES INSTITUTE IN BUDAPEST - Cristina de Middel and Bruno Morais EXCESSOCENUS

Cervantes Institute in Budapest – 1064 Budapest, Vörösmarty utca 32.
Cristina de Middel and Bruno Morais EXCESSOCENUS 
2019.04.11. – 06.30.
Opening hours: Monday – Friday 10.00-19.00

Geologists announced that the planet entered a new era called Anthropocene, induced by the industrialized nations and their elites to transform the industry and the action of man in the new engine that defines the dynamics of the planet. The reality is that underdeveloped countries blindly embraced the pattern of abusive and uncontrolled exploitation of natural resources and excessive consumption of manufactured goods despite their evident failure. With the strength and vigor of novelty, these countries adopted the mistakes of others and became a thriving market for obsolete and highly toxic technologies without any plan for the after “party”.

With this horizon we decided to address the issues and challenges that affect the most exposed and least prepared territories for the consequences of this Excessocene. We decided to visualize the effects of the macro-economy in the African micro-routines focusing on the daily domestic gestures. We use photography to reflect as much on environmental issues as to reflect the problems related to the visual representation of the African continent. Excessocenus received the Greenpeace Photo Award 2016 and it was developed in collaboration between Bruno Morais and Cristina de Middel.

FESTIVAL CENTRE - BPF NIGHTS

FESTIVAL CENTRE / Budapest Projekt Gallery –1053 Budapest Kossuth Lajos utca 14-16.
BPF Nights

A series of programmes at Budapest Photo Festival in the Festival Centre: lectures, screenings, talks and portfolio review. 

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FISE GALLERY – Géza Gonda: Nicolás Muller in front of the lens

FISE Gallery – 1054 Budapest Kálmán Imre utca 16.
Géza Gonda: Nicolás Muller in front of the lens 
2019.03.26-03.29.
Opening hours: Monday – Friday: 13:00 – 18:00

During the period of 1988-1994 Geza Gonda took around 200 photos of Nicolás Muller (1913 -2000) and his surroundings in Spain. Géza exhibits a collection of 35 photos of these. At the exhibition one can also see a Lucien Hervé photo, that Hervé took of Miklós Müller with the camera of Miklós in France in 1938. There will also be six portraits of Miklós Radnóti and Judit Kárász that was taken by Müller in Szeged around 1935.

FSZEK / METROPOLITAN ERVIN SZABÓ LIBRARY, SMALL GALLERY – PIX & TEXT: The Exhibition of Random contemporary photography group

FSZEK / METROPOLITAN ERVIN SZABÓ LIBRARY, SMALL GALLERY – 1088 Budapest, Szabó Ervin tér 1.
PIX & TEXT: The exhibition of Random contemporary photography group
2019. 04. 12. – 05. 10
Opening hours: Monday – Friday: 10.00 – 20.00, Saturday: 10.00 – 16.00

The exhibition of the RANDOM contemporary photography group examines the relationship between image and text. Found text, poetry and literary works are standing in the context of the visual works.

FUGA – Robert Vano - Memories / exhibition of the Czech Centre in Budapest

FUGA – Budapest Center of Architecture – 1052 Budapest, Petőfi Sándor utca 5.
Robert Vano – Memories / exhibition of the Czech Centre in Budapest
2019.04.03 – 04.21.
Opening hours:
Monday, Wednesday to Friday: 13.00-21.00 pm, Tuesday: closed, Saturday-Sunday: 11.00-21.00

Czech Centre in Budapest fosters creativity through promoting significant Czech artists and experts and connecting them with Hungarian cultural scene, participates at international educational and cultural cooperation projects and supports citizens’ mobility outside Hungary in form of residencies and curators trips.

FUGA – Analysis - Contemporary Photography from the Hetényi–Gonda Collection

Szirányi István Transzparencia I. 1979

FUGA – Budapest Center of Architecture – 1052 Budapest, Petőfi Sándor utca 5.
Analysis – Contemporary Photography from the Hetényi–Gonda Collection
2019.04.10-04.29.
Opening hours: Monday, Wednesday to Friday: 13.00-21.00 pm, Tuesday: closed, Saturday-Sunday: 11.00-21.00

Businessman Csaba Hetényi has been collecting contemporary art for about two decades with increasing attention to photography recently (András Baranyay, Gábor Kerekes, Zsuzsi Ujj). This selection focuses on works of a neo-avant-garde inspiration from the earls seventies (Géza Perneczky, János Vető) to current figures who apply photographic procedures in a similar vein to uncover aesthetic and social issues (Little Warsaw, Société Realiste). In parallel, Vízivárosi Gallery presents positions of contemporary painting from this collection.

FUGA – Szél Ágnes’s retrospective exhibition

FUGA – Budapest Center of Architecture – 1052 Budapest, Petőfi Sándor utca 5.
Szél Ágnes’s retrospective exhibition
2019.04.11-05.05.
Opening hours: Monday, Wednesday to Friday: 13.00-21.00 pm, Tuesday: closed, Saturday-Sunday: 11.00-21.00

Ágnes Szél celebrates her 75th birthday in 2019. This retrospective exhibition selects from her 35-year-old photographer’s work, including photographs that have not been exhibited yet. Ágnes Szél became photographer as an architect, so much of her work consists of  images of settlements and buildings. Her interests are the glass surface of buildings, light and nature.

FUGA – László Lugosi LUGO: Twenty-Four Hours

FUGA – Budapest Center of Architecture – 1052 Budapest, Petőfi Sándor utca 5.
László Lugosi LUGO: Twenty-Four Hours
2019.03.13.-04.01.
Opening hours: Monday, Wednesday to Friday: 13.00-21.00 pm, Tuesday: closed, Saturday-Sunday: 11.00-21.00

The exhibition is a compressed overview of the current changes in the faces of Budapest.

HÁROM HÉT GALLERY – Jairo Alvarez: Asymptotes

HÁROM HÉT Gallery – 1114 Budapest, Bartók Béla út 37.
Jairo Alvarez: Asymptotes
2019. 03. 25 – 04. 06.
Opening hours: Tuesday – Friday: 11.00-15.00, Saturday: 12.00-18.00

Asymptotes: lines that draw closer and closer but never touch, and thus, can never be together. The photo series is based on the concept of distance: How do people build defense mechanisms against “danger” in personal relationships? What becomes distance? How close are we, really?

The exhibition was made possible by the support of the Embassy of Argentina in Hungary.

HM - MoD Military History Institute and Museum - Károly Hemző and the Honved Sport Association

MoD Military History Institute and Museum
Military History 1014 Budapest, Kapisztrán tér 2-4.

Károly Hemző and the Honved Sport Association
2019.03.28.-08.20.
Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday 9:00-17:00

At a chamber exhibition, the Military History Museum presents its collection of photographs from Károly Hemző photographer made for the Honvéd (Home defence) Sports Association in the 1950s. After the formation of Honvéd, it became a decisive association of Hungarian sport in a short time. The photos show the great sportperson of the era, athletes, sport shooters, gymnasts and outstanding and famous footballers. Attached to the photographs, the exhibition presents work of arts in connection with the „honvéd” sport and with the association’s famous athletes.

HORIZONT GALLERY - Liz Nielsen (US): Entanglement

Liz Nielsen, Cuddling With You, 2018

Horizont Gallery
1066 Budapest, Zichy Jenő utca 32.
Liz Nielsen (US): Entanglement
2019.04.17. – 05.29.
Opening hours: Tuesday – Friday: 14.00 – 19.00 PM

Liz Nielsen has a distinctive place in the photographic tradition of ‘cameraless’ photography. 
Her photographs are printed in the analog color darkroom with handmade negatives and found light sources. Nielsen’s abstractions, she says, are intended to lead one to transcend. The images can be any subject. They are what you see in them, and therefore they are many things.

Hungarian Museum of Trade and Tourism - KULTEA GALLERY - FoodPlay – contemporary food photography and styling

Elise Mesner: Cornteeth

Hungarian Museum of Trade and Tourism – KULTEA GALLERY – 1036 Budapest Korona tér 1.
FoodPlay – contemporary food photography and styling
2019. 03.21 – 05.12.
Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday 10.00-18.00
The artists participating in the exhibition create their works and develop their individual styles in the knowledge of continuously changing tastes and reference points relating to food and eating. The photographers and stylists work using an extremely wide-ranging palette, from solutions that conjure up Dutch paintings to minimalist compositions. Our aim is to present this diverse artistic attitude and the most determining artists within this field.

HUNGARIAN NATIONAL MUSEUM - In disguise

Hungarian National Museum – 1088 Budapest, Múzeum krt. 14-16
In disguise
2019.02.28 – 03.06.
The exhibition will be on the fence of the National Museum

In the second half of the 19th century, members of the nobility and non did not wear costumes only at Carnival festivities. They did so at other times as well. Historical figures, characters from famous plays, and imaginary figures used to come to life beside traditional Carnival masks. They showed up at presentations of historical tableaux vivants, private gatherings, or children’s parties. Sometimes, these fashionable masquerade festivities had political meaning, or they served charitable means, or were simply events for amusement. We collected a sample of the photographs of the National Photo Archive, showing known characters wearing costumes, with an outlook on the 20th century as well.

Hungarian Olympic and Sports Museum - László Almási: Sports Magic

László Almási: Footballet (1965)

Hungarian Olympic and Sports Museum
 – 1146 Budapest, Istvánmezei út 1. 
László Almási: Sports magic
2019. 03. 12 – 04. 14
Opening hours: Monday – Saturday 09.00 – 19.00

The exhibition of photographic artist László Almási. He was the photographer and columnist of the Hungarian sports magazine Képes Sport between 1957 and 1992. He won several awards with his sports photos and founded a new school. In 1964 he became the member of the Hungarian Photographic Artists’ Association and the Hungarian Creative Artists’ Association. He photographed three Olympics; Munich, Montreal, Sarajevo.

HYBRIDART SPACE - Fresh Meat

HYBRIDART SPACE
1052 Budapest, Galamb utca 6.
Fresh Meat
2019.03.13. – 04.03.
Opening hours: Tuesday – Thursday: 13.00 – 17.00 PM

Hybridart has been working in the field of contemporary visual art since 2005 with the objective of venturing beyond classical forms of the art scene and bringing Hungarian and international contemporary art and design closer to the wider public. Based on this in 2017 Hybridart Management opened its’ project space, Hybridart Space in the heart of Budapest.



ISTITUTO ITALIANIO DI CULTURA BUDAPEST – Galleria Xenia - Michele Borzoni: Insallah

Mihayel Akyuz, 26 years old, one of the 13 sons of Father Gabriel in Mardin in the Kirklar Kilisesi, Church of the 40 martyrs in Mardin.

ISTITUTO ITALIANIO DI CULTURA BUDAPEST  –  Galleria Xenia – 1088 Budapest, Bródy Sándor utca 8.
Michele Borzoni: Insallah
2019. 03. 04 – 03.23.
Opening hours: Monday – Friday 15.00 – 20.00

Amidst pressure to have it all, contemporary working mothers strive to find a balance between family and professional life. Through a series of images and stories, Portrait of a (Working) Mother delves into that tension, which manifests in challenges of motherhood and identity, parenting, gender equality, career advancement, international mobility and personal/professional fulfillment. The exhibition focuses specifically on expatriate, career-oriented mothers living in Geneva, often in multicultural households.

ISTITUTO ITALIANIO DI CULTURA BUDAPEST – Galleria Xenia - Marina Cavazza: Portrait of a (Working) Woman

ISTITUTO ITALIANIO DI CULTURA BUDAPEST  –  Galleria Xenia – 1088 Budapest, Bródy Sándor utca 8.
Marina Cavazza: Portrait of a (Working) Woman 
2019. 03. 27 – 04. 18.
Opening hours: Monday – Friday 15.00 – 20.00

Amidst pressure to have it all, contemporary working mothers strive to find a balance between family and professional life. Through a series of images and stories, Portrait of a (Working) Mother delves into that tension, which manifests in challenges of motherhood and identity, parenting, gender equality, career advancement, international mobility and personal/professional fulfillment. The exhibition focuses specifically on expatriate, career-oriented mothers living in Geneva, often in multicultural households.

KARINTHY SALON - László 2 Hegedűs: The mysterious charm of socialist surrealism

Karinthy Salon 
1111 Budapest, Karinthy Frigyes út 22.
László 2 Hegedűs: The mysterious charm of socialist surrealism
2019. 03. 26. – 04.19.
Opening hours: Monday – Friday 11.00-18.00

The images of the exhibition blend two representative movements of the East and the West. By transforming the visual imprints of the official and deceitful Socialist art with Surrealist image and text collages the fiction becomes a work of art, the unpolitical reality of art.

K.A.S. Gallery – Human Animals

K.A.S. Gallery – 1114 Budapest, Bartók Béla út 9.
Human Animals
2019.03.07. – 03.25.
Opening hours: Tuesday – Friday: 14.00 – 18.00

Our nature and culture are accompanied by myths about animals, our fears and our interdependence shape our consciousness. The motif of the fauna is present in the cultural history all the time. It appears in objectified, symbolic or decorative patterns in the arts and crafts and from the beginning in cinemas and photography.The photos on the exhibition are visual associations, references to this presence. They are impressions, quotations in which the animals, our eternal companions, can be seen. Maintaining nature is a basic condition for man’s individual and social existence.The creators participating in the exhibition try to visually explore the relationship between man and nature in different ways, through the aspect of ecology and the relationship between the organism and the environment.

KLEBELSBERG Cultural Centre - Minimal 1x 2x - Association of Hungarian Creative Artists

Hupján Attila: Veszedelmes viszonyok

Klebelsberg Cultural Centre – 1028 Budapest, Templom u. 2-10.
Minimal 1x 2x – Association of Hungarian Creative Artists
2019. 03. 19. – 04. 06.
Opening hours: Monday – Friday 07.00-22.00 Saturday, Sunday 10.00-18.00

Minimalism consists of many modern art forms (music, architecture, design and others). What connects them is that they all try to create things with as little tools and materials as possible. Forms and colors are clear and simple, which gave the name to minimalism. This artistic style was born and flourished during the 60s and the 70s in America. The fans of minimalism believed that less is more and the geometrical form is based on common experience. Photography is the easiest and probably the best approach to capture minimalistic topics. Hence the title of the project: Minimal 1x 2x

Exhibitors
Acsai-Fehér Veronika , Agócs József, Ambrits Tamás, Balla András , Baricz Katalin, Berényi Gyula , Budavári Csaba, Chochol Károly, Czimbal Gyula, Cserkuti György, Csortos Szabó Sándor, Deim Balázs, Dobóczky Zsolt, Dozvald János, Eifert János, Seres Géza, Fekete István, Fuchs Lehel, Gábor Béla, Gál András, Gáti György – Gedeon Péter, Hupján Attila, Ilku János , Izápi Laura, Kerekes Zsuzsa, Kocsis István Tamás, Kiss-Kuntler Árpád, Mándi Emese, Mandur László, Máthé András, Neumann Ildikó, Patyi Árpád, Pfliegel Bálint,  Rákoskerti László, Réthey Prikkel Tamás,  Ribényi Csaba Alfonz, Ries Zoltán, S. Faragó Gyöngyi. Soltész Boglárka, Szél Ágnes, Tóth József, Vajda János, Varga Tamás, Vizúr János, Zsila Sándor

 

MAGYAR MŰHELY GALLERY – Precursor

VARGA Tamás: Virtual Project, 2017

Magyar Műhely Gallery – 1072 Budapest, Akácfa utca 20.
Precursor
2019. 02. 28. – 04.20.
Opening hours: On business days: 10.00-16.00
The outer homogeneous world can be fully expanded and molded inside our microcosm. The direction of formatting (from the space of external existence happens to the interior or from inside to the outside) is irrelevant, it is interoperability is the key and the way of interoperability decisive but individually obtainable identities can be considered. Our photographs are precursors free of illusory precedence they demolish the time – space, dead – living mysticism.

MŰCSARNOK / KUNSTHALLE - Rudolf Klein: Houses of Life / Immortal Jewish Cemeteries

KLEIN Rudolf: Díszsírok a budapesti Salgótarjáni úti izraelita temetőben

Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle  – 1146 Budapest, Dózsa György út 37.
Rudolf Klein: Houses of Life / Immortal Jewish Cemeteries
2019. 03. 21 – 04. 28.
Opening hours:Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 10.00 – 18.00, Thursday 12.00 – 20.00, Saturday, Sunday 10.00 – 18.00

Traditional Jewish cemeteries are like immense pages of old chronicles or the Scripture, handwritten on the soil with gravestones as letters and lanes as background, dotted with ritual buildings and framed by long walls. Modern Jewish graves depart from this world in order to bring Jewish cemeteries closer to the Christian world. Photographs by Rudolf Klein offer an insight into this world.

MYMUSEUM Gallery - The asylum

MyMuseum Gallery  – 1074 Budapest, Dohány utca 30/a.
The asylum
2019. 04. 05 – 05. 26.
Opening hours:Monday –Friday: 14.00 – 20.00, Sunday: 14.00 –18.00

Sunday 14.00-18.00

With the use of a plot of a house the exhibiting space visualises a home which is an aesthetised alternative reality for those living inside. The artworks on display simultaneously reflect on the functions of the spaces in the house and make the excluded outside reality, the problems of the world visible. The photos, videos and mixed media artworks of The asylum address issues about the tension between social responsibility and the intactness of private life.

PLATÁN GALLERY - Péter Gémes - Platán20

Platán Gallery  – 1065 Budapest, Andrássy út 32.
Péter Gémes – Platán20
2019. 03.11 – 04.17.
Opening hours:Monday to Friday: 10.00 – 18.00

On the 20th anniversary of Platán, it is just natural to reflect back on these two decades, and we celebrate with the exhibition of Péter Gémes, an emblematic figure of the Polish-Hungarian fine art relations. “Will Péter Gémes’ art remain indelible in the History of modern art? I personally belive so. But probably much more important than any future judgement is our common experience as those lucky enough to exist somwhere in Central Europe at the end of the twentieth century. Here I think of the joy of common existence with such a righteous, wise and sensitive man in a white cap who could perceive the world with the critical distance of an old mandarin. A man who helped us find the ineffable meaning of this strange world. A man for whom art and goodness, so rare these days, constituted unity.” Jacek Werbanowski

POLISH INSTITUTE - The city regained. Documentary photography of Warsaw 1918-1939

Polish Institute  – 1065 Budapest, Nagymező u. 15.
The city regained. Documentary photography of Warsaw 1918-1939
2019. 03.29 – 05.03.
Opening hours: Monday-Wednesday: 9.00 – 20.00, Thursday, Friday: 9.00 – 17.00

We are proud to present the exhibition „The city regained. Documentary photography of Warsaw 1918-1939” as part of the centenary celebrations of regaining independence by Poland. It is a picture story about the city, a stroll down the streets and hidden corners of pre-war Warsaw, a close encounter with its inhabitants. The exhibition curators, Anna Brzezińska and Katarzyna Madoń-Mitzner, aimed to reveal how the capital of the Second Polish Republic was changing and developing in only 20 years between the two wars and what the Warsaw street was absorbed in at that time.

 

TELEP GALLERY – Misha Vallejo: Manta-Manaus

TELEP GALLERY – 1075 Budapest, Madách Imre út 8.
Misha Vallejo: Manta-Manaus
2019.04.04 – 04.25.
Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 11.00 – 16.00, Saturday: 16.00 – 18.00

This visual diary of Misha Vallejo Ecuador based photographer gathers photographs made in locations along the Manta-Manaus Multi Mode Axis, which was supposed to be a 2,500 Km commercial path that should have been capable of competing with the Panama Canal. The voyage was an excuse to subjectively study South American identity and present the findings of a trip that instead of images of idyllic places and folkloric subjects, shows the banality of everyday life of people whom nothing out of the ordinary happens. This is a body of work about failure, anti-heroes and anti-climax. The exhibition is held with the cooperation of Budapest Photo Festival and Photo Europe Network. Misha Valleho won the PHEN Award at the PHOTON Valencia Festival in 2018.

TOBE GALLERY – Carla Tabora: Measures of emotional time

TOBE GALLERY – 1088 Budapest, Bródy Sándor utca 36.
Carla Tabora – Measures of emotional time
2019.02.06 – 03.08.
Opening hours: Wednesday – Friday: 14:00-18:00, Saturday: 11.00-15.00

Carla Tabora has made a photographic research about time and daily events. It’s an aesthetic and poetic         proposition about the mechanism of subjective perception of time. Based on three-time theories, and developing the empirical part of time perception. She has organized systems of observation that result in three photographic sequences where the timeline behaves in different ways: Soapdance, Timeline in the garden and Steps in the woods.

TOBE GALLERY – Anikó Robicz: Holographic Memories

Robitz Anikó: Bon voyage, 1983-2018

TOBE GALLERY – 1088 Budapest, Bródy Sándor utca 36.
Anikó Robicz: Holographic Memories
2019.03.13 – 04.13.
Opening hours: Wednesday – Friday: 14:00-18:00, Saturday: 11.00-15.00

Today is the yesterday of tomorrow – the present is becoming past; but how shall we remember it in the future, when everyday events are being re-coloured and endowed with significance over time and owing to the changing circumstances? Holographic Memories presents Anikó Robitz’s recent photo-based artworks, in which she has utilised family photos from the early 1980s and later travel photographs.

TOBE GALLERY – Cristina Kahlo: Post-Hispanic MX

TOBE GALLERY – 1088 Budapest, Bródy Sándor utca 36.
Cristina Kahlo: Post-Hispanic MX
2019.04.17 – 05.25.
Opening hours: Wednesday – Friday: 14:00-18:00, Saturday: 11.00-15.00

Post-Hispanic MX is a reflection upon the Mexican indigenous past, approached with a contemporary vision through the creation of new images and the recuperation of old archives. Intervened images of ceremonial centres and architectural spaces tied to the pre-Hispanic Mexican culture are included as a fundamental part of this          project. The importance of architecture in cosmogony has been fundamental in the construction of Mexico’s history and symbolism.

VÁRFOK GALLERY – Lucien HERVÉ & Rodolf HERVÉ: One-on-One

Lucien HERVÉ / Önarckép, 1937

Várfok Gallery – 1012 Budapest Várfok utca 14. 
Lucien HERVÉ & Rodolf HERVÉ: One-on-One
2019.01.25 – 03.14.
Opening hours: Tuesday – Saturday 11.00-18.00

The exhibition entitled ’One-On-One’ showcases a special selection of photographs taken by father and son, Lucien Hervé and Rodolf Hervé. The images presented at the Várfok Gallery not only complement each other, they also highlight the different characteristics of the art of both photographers. The pairs of photographs emphasise the essential elements of both oeuvres, and the sharp differences between the two artists’ ways of seeing and creating. Nevertheless, they also show the photographers’ common spirit within the pictures, such as social sensitivity, social criticism, humour, irony, and their affinity for abstraction.

VILLA LÍVIA - Ilka Olajos: Engram

Villa Lívia – 1121 Budapest, Költő utca 1/a.
Ilka Olajos: Engram
2019.03.06. – 03.20
Opening hours – During the exhibition: Wednesday, Friday: 14.00 – 19.00, Saturday: 11.00 – 18.00

This exhibition introduces two topics which, just like the two poles of the magnet, may attract or toss each other, but still remain in relation, just like our engrams require distance in space and/or time. Remininscence, as an action means an approach or returning to a certain place or age where our memories stick. This special balance includes segregation and unity.

VILTIN Gallery – Ceci n'est pas une photo

ISKI KOCSIS Tibor: Cum dederit, 2018

Viltin Gallery – 1061 Budapest Vasvári Pál utca 1.
Ceci n’est pas une photo
2019.03.13. – 04.20
Opening hours: Tuesday – Friday 13.00-18.00, Saturday: 11.00-17.00

The history of photography is  encompassed with experiments with its material, medium and boundaries.  VILTIN Gallery’s exhibition offers  a small overview of fine art photography:  investigating its role in the creative process  and the medium’s particularities,  its forms of interpretation with the primary photo-based or secondary applied images.  

VÍZIVÁROSI GALLERY - Exhibiton of SÓVÁRADI Valéria and FABRICIUS Anna

FABRICIUS Anna / A Hegesztő, Postwork, 2014

Vízivárosi Gallery – 1027 Budapest, Kapás utca 55.
Exhibiton of SÓVÁRADI Valéria and FABRICIUS Anna
2019.03.06. – 03.27
Opening hours: Tuesday – Friday 13.00-18.00, Saturday: 11.00-17.00

Valéria Sóváradi: At the exhibition, I will show those black and white large-scale charcoal drawings which represents the empty dimensions of the city landscapes, and which I interprets with just a few furniture and objects.
Anna Fabricius: The photo series Postwork shows real, meat-and-blood workers without seeing their faces. Image editing based on painting traditions is a reverence for these workers. The different noble body representations, postures and handicrafts are typical of aristocracy filling their free time. In these postures and situations, we see people dressed in work clothes instead of parapets or elegant clothing.The alienation as subject appear both in my mother’s and my pictures too. While my mother show it through the empty spaces, I show it in the faceless postures.

YUNUS EMRE ENSTITÜSÜ - Turkish Cultural Centre – Işıl Arısoy KAYA: Hidden Details

Işıl Arısoy KAYA / Hiclik

YUNUS EMRE ENSTITÜSÜ – Turkish Cultural Centre – 1062 Budapest, Andrássy út 62. 
Işıl Arısoy KAYA: Hidden Details
2019. 03. 21.-04. 20.
Opening hours: Monday – Friday 9:00-18:00

Hidden details is a collection that expresses the secret details of Istanbul. Istanbul is the most mysterious city in the world. The aim of the photographer was to shed light on all the hidden details of the city.

 

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