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.

“You cannot exist in a hurry in here” – interview with Esther Horvath

Held in mid-April, the World Press Photo Awards conferred its first prize in the Environment category to Hungarian photographer Esther Horváth. The photographer, who currently lives in Bremen, has been documenting the environmental changes in the Arctic region and participated in numerous research expeditions over the last five years. She is genuinely concerned with the issues of climate change and nature conservation, and also, importantly, she is the first Hungarian woman to get a prize at the World Press Photo Awards.