Epidemic issues – Artists at Home
The first part of the gallery series, “Artists at Home” takes a look at how people’s relationship to private space, their homes and immediate surroundings changed during the epidemic, with viewpoints offered by four contemporary artists: Louise Desnos (FR), Maria Gallen-Kallela (FIN-US), Nicolas Haeni (FR), and Heidi Holma (FIN).
It’s a worldview to emigrate as an artist – an interview with Zoltán Tombor
Late last year the grapevine was abuzz with news of Zoltán Tombor, one of the best-known Hungarian fashion photographers, moving back from New York to Hungary. In December he made his debut with a new set, Homeward. A few months have passed since then, and we were curious what plans he had for his professional future, and how it felt to move back from the US.
‘It feels like drawing apart the “curtains of the ordinary” for a split second’– interview with Aapo Huhta
Aapo Huhta is a Finnish photographer based in Helsinki. His latest work, Omatandangole was to be — and will later on be — presented at the project space of Mai Manó House called PaperLab. We talked about his latest series, his working process, and, inevitably, about his approach to the current COVID-19 situation.
Past abstraction and rationality – interview with Kata Geibl
Kata Geibl is a photographer living and working in The Hague. Her work is mainly focused on global issues, capitalism, collective memory and the ambiguities of the photographic medium.
“What I’m interested in is how we feel good” – interview with Éva Szombat
Éva Szombat has built an unmistakable style, and her visual world makes frequent appearances in collaborations with designers, as well as in her own applied works. Above all, we wanted to know how she could reconcile autonomous and collaborative projects, and how kitsch, sequins and glamour relate to provocation and social engagement.
Sustainable technology? Questions of Art and Conservation in the Digital Age
In 2016 an independent institution called Vašulka Kitchen was established in Brno, Czech Republic with a similar purpose, namely to encourage the creation and research of new media works, among others by organizing educational programs, conferences, talks, exhibitions and performances.
“Life is a crime”
Szabolcs Barakonyi’s series, Thin Air, can be seen at two venues at the same time, at B24 Gallery in Debrecen, and at Deák Erika Gallery in Budapest. As the subtitle of B24’s show indicates, this is a work from the domain of forensic aesthetics —and that is no empty embellishment.