Zoltán Tombor is Guest of Artist Encounters in Stuttgart
Maintaining a tradition of 30 years, the Hungarian Cultural Institute in Stuttgart runs a series of exhibitions, Artist Encounters. Its current Hungarian guest is Zoltán Tombor, who has recently returned to Hungary to live and work here after stays in Italy and the US.
Images from You Are Here, the album of Tibor Gyenis
Geometry informs the images of the landscape interventions, of the objects Tibor Gyenis placed in natural settings, and similar formal principles applied when he carved or cut out parts of the photographs’ mounts.
The aesthetic of sand and imaginary journeys – Sári Zagyvai: Distant Impressions (2019–2020)
Zagyvai chose local scenes for her work in the second year of her Pécsi József Photographic Scholarship (as she did in the first year), devising dream-like or imaginary journeys.
Ylla – The Adventurous Life and Photos of a Forgotten Hungarian Photographer
Unfortunately, Ylla’s life and work are not well known today, although her story is intertwined with the history of the twentieth century. Very little information is available about Ylla’s childhood, her precise relationship with Hungary or the sense of her Hungarian identity.
Attila Bartis – Old and Recent Work (2014–2019)
Bartis releases the viewer from the constraint of analytical thinking, and encourages you to consider life, your own life, from a viewpoint that is somehow visceral, impossible to describe in reasonable terms—one that yearns for transcendence.
“Living without relationships is like living without food” – Lilla Szász: Histories of Love (2009-2020)
I am fascinated by relationships. I take photos of friends, relatives, loves, people I know randomly. The goal, my goal has and had been to understand what love is. What ties people together. And after 9 years of photographing I realized that there is no one good answer. The answer is that I still don’t know. And I don’t think I will ever know.
TOP 10 – The most important Hungarian exhibitions of photography in 2020
We at Punkt.hu asked photography professionals to help us draw up a list of the best Hungarian exhibitions of photography in 2020—something we hope to turn into a tradition. We wanted to draw on sources as diverse as possible, to make the list truly authoritative.