Context & Identity in Contemporary Hungarian Art

Reimagining the near past and constructing local identities. A Fulbright project by Linnea West (2012-13)

Final Thoughts

Essay I have added an essay to the website; you can find in on the left hand sidebar. More academic and analytic than the rest of the website, it discusses … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Reality as a readymade

“[r]eality as a readymade is both entertaining and thought-provoking; the display, which visitors are invited to discover on a predetermined route, presents in chronological order the stages/works of art that … Continue reading

May 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Archive as a Quality

“By placing the films in a museum/exhibition context, archive as a quality take on a new role, the relationship between documentaristic and artistic modes are altered, and the works’ site-specific … Continue reading

May 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Meeting with József Szolnoki

I met with fine artist József Szolnoki last Monday evening to discuss some of his works that deal with history and cultural identity, which as it happens, includes probably all … Continue reading

May 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Meeting with Zsolt Keserue

I met with Zsolt Keserue over an outdoor coffee (finally enjoying the warm Spring weather) here in Budapest. Keserue is a documentary filmmaker and fine artist. I was particularly interested … Continue reading

May 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Uncovering Layers

“…the main emphasis in not on the accentuation of authenticity, on the possible contradictions, the comparability of individual facts or even the representation of change and transformation; it is on … Continue reading

May 2, 2013 · Leave a comment