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

A Gendered Division of Artistic Labor?

Interestingly, as I look back over my work from the past months here in Budapest and I plan my last artist meetings, I find that I have only met with … Continue reading

March 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Defining This Project’s Focus

I initially conceived of this project as dealing with national identity and how it was being represented in the wake of self-rule, democracy, EU membership. Years ago in New York, while researching … Continue reading

January 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Creating this website

I included my original proposal in the first post, but now that I am starting to build the website I have to make some choices about specifics. I conceived of this website … Continue reading

September 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

What brought me to Hungary

People often ask me how I, an American arts and culture blogger, ended up in Budapest, Hungary for the 2012/2013 year doing a project on national identity in contemporary Hungarian … Continue reading

September 9, 2012 · Leave a comment