The Heel – On Márton Perlaki’s exhibition

There are few oeuvres in Hungary that would be so carefully crafted, so reliable in quality, as Márton Perlaki’s. Its most recent chapter is his return to home turf with an exhibition at Trafó Gallery, a selection of works created since his last display in Hungary—new developments in the artist’s unwavering work.

Backlighting – An interview with Lajos Csontó

What everyone photographs today with their phone: life. I was one of those who always had a camera around their neck. With an attitude that was very much like what Instagram provides today, I created a stream of images, from which the odd interesting picture stands out. – an interview with Lajos Csontó

Mónika Üveges: The Anthropocene as a Geological Dividing Line

Visual artist Mónika Üveges graduated as a painter at the Hungarian University of Fine Arts in 2019. Formerly she attended the Vocational School for Fine and Applied Arts, where she studied photography. Her works explore the passages between painting, sculpture and photography, as she extends the traditional formats of the painting by creating relief-like, physical objects.

Cloud Studies at the Intersection of Science and Aesthetics – an interview with Helmut Völter

German artist and graphic designer Helmut Völter lives and works in Berlin. His research-based work often relies on found images and archival material. We talked about his working method, his interest in cloud photography, and the project, The Movements of Clouds around Mount Fuji, which will be exhibited at Mai Manó House’s PaperLab later this year.

Always leave a white patch in the picture – László Moholy-Nagy 125

László Moholy-Nagy, one of the most influential Hungarian artists of all times was born on this day 125 years ago, on 20 July, 1895. He was a visual artist, photographer, typographer, designer, thinker and educator, whose experimental thinking and work as a progressive artist influenced all that we now consider the art of the 20th century. We salute Moholy-Nagy’s photographic output with the following selection of works.

Travelling Issues – Artists at Home, 2.

In the first instalment of our gallery series, “Artists at Home,” we looked at how people’s relationship to private space, to their homes, changed during the epidemic, with viewpoints offered by four contemporary artists. The second part of the series presents a project each by an Italian and a Swedish artist, who use stills and film produced by Google to highlight changes in how the world is perceived, and how you can take a journey in virtual space.