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”.
The festival has two highlighted exhibitions as a frame: the opening international show and a Hungarian contemporary overview. 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, 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 Budapest Project Gallery.
The BUDAPEST PHOTO FESTIVAL and MŰCSARNOK present a special selection from the collection of the Howard Greenberg Gallery in New York. The opening exhibition of Budapest Photo Festival’s 5th edition features a detailed picture of the 20th century history of photography with 71 photographs by 41 photographers. Anne Morin, the curator of the exhibition, director […]
Every year, the Budapest Photo Festival shines the spotlight on a classic genre in photography. In 2020 it examines the relation between contemporary photography and the issue of body image. Portraying the naked body was strongly present in all art forms from the start: in the Biblical-mythical storytelling or as the embodiment of beauty. […]
The biggest photography event in Hungary, BUDAPEST PHOTO FESTIVAL opens its’ fourth year with an unique exhibition on the border of Fine Art and Photography, imagination and reality. As every year, the Festival guides the audience to a new sequence of visuality with its’ opening exhibition on 28th of February 2020. at MŰCSARNOK. The Automaton is […]
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 […]