GUIDED TOUR BY CYNTHIA YOUNG – 08/06/2015
On June 8 there was a guided tour by Cynthia Young curator at ICP, Robert Capa Archive, in the Capa in Color exhibition.
HOME AWAY – HUNGARIANS IN NEW YORK – OPENING 01/12/2014
Seven members of the Studio of Young Photographers set out on a journey to survey the Hungarian community in New York. The result of their fieldwork is showcased at this exhibition, open from 1 December 2014 to 18 January 2015 in the Capa Center, admission is free.
IMAGINING VISION 17/11/2014 – 01/03/2015
The exhibition of the Capa Center and Kitchen Budapest entitled Imagining Vision, opening on 17 November, looks at innovative technologies related to vision and observation from a unique perspective. Through devices that visitors can interact with, the exhibition showcases the available leading technologies and the technological visions of hackers and artists side by side.
SECOND SKIN – VERNISSAGE 29/09/2014
The exhibition called Second Skin. Visual Codes of Social Constructions opened on 29 September at the Capa Center.
JEAN MARQUIS AND SUSY FISCHER ON THE STREET OF PHOTOGRAPHY – 03/09/2014
The famous photographer, Jean Marquis and his wife, Susy Fischer, Robert Capa’s niece visited the institutions of photography in downtown Budapest. Jean Marquis and Suzy Fischer was invited by the Jewish Summer Festival. On Wednesday, September Jean Marquis guided a tour at the Magnum’s First exhibition. Following that there was a public discussion with Susie Fischer and Jean Marquis in the Capa Center led by Zsuzsanna Balázs journalist.
NAGYMEZŐ UTCA, THE STREET OF PHOTOGRAPHY IN BUDAPEST
DANUBE REVISITED – THE INGE MORATH TRUCK PROJECT – 22/07/2014 – 23/07
Eight female photographers – Ami Vitale, Claire Martin, Claudia Guadarrama, Emily Schiffer, Jessica Dimmock, Kathryn Cook, Lurdes R. Basolí és Olivia Arthur – embarked on an epic photographic road trip along the length of the Danube river in a truck, converted into a mobile gallery. They arrived to the Capa Center on 22 July.
YELLOW-STAR HOUSES COMMEMORATION 21/06/2014
INTERVIEW WITH CHRIS STEELE-PERKINS 27/05/2014
Chris Steele-Perkins, Magnum photographer
INTERVIEW WITH IAN BERRY 27/05/2014
Ian Berry, Magnum photographer
INTERVIEW WITH ANDRÉA HOLZHERR 27/05/2014
Andrea Holzherr – Exhibitions & Cultural Developement Manager
MAGNUM PHOTOS: CONTACT SHEETS, FIRST – OPENING 26/05/2014
The Magnum Photos Contact Sheets was opened at the Capa Center, while the Magnum Photos First exhibition was opened at the Hungarian House of Photography on 26 May.
HAUNTED CINEMA 19/05/2014
Inconsolable Ghost’s Haunted Cinema – audiovisual performance at the Capa Center on 19th May 2014.
GUIDED TOUR WITH KATA OLTAI 07/05/2014
On 7 May, art historian Kata Oltai lead a guided tour at the exhibition 32nd Hungarian Press Photos.
GUIDED TOUR WITH RÓBERT ALFÖLDI 16/04/2014
On 16 April, actor and director Róbert Alföldi lead a guided tour at the exhibition 32nd Hungarian Press Photos.
KRISZTIÁN GERGYE’S AND DÁNIEL DÖMÖLKY’S PERFORMANCE
Krisztián Gergye, director, contemporary dancer, actor and Dániel Dömölky, photographer, architect and visual artist had a common performance at the Capa Center on 16 April.
PHOTO-SLAM POETRY ON THE DAY OF POETRY 11/04/2014
Slampoet and actors perform on 11 April, the Day of Poetry in Hungary.
GUIDED TOUR WITH GERGELY TÚRY 02/04/2014
On 2 April Gergely Túry lead a guided tour at the 32nd Hungarian Press Photo Exhibition.
32nd HUNGARIAN PRESS PHOTO – VERNISSAGE 27/03/2014
The 32nd Hungarian Press Photo exhibition, the most significant exposition of Hungarian photojournalism opened at a new venue, the Capa Center on 27 March.
KIEV UNREST – VERNISSAGE 21/03/2014
For three days, 21-23 March, the mini-exhibition Kiev Unrest was on view at the Capa Center. Images of photojournalists – László Beliczay, István Bielik, András Földes, András D. Hajdú, Bálint Hirling, Balázs Szabó, László Végh – working in Kiev were showcased about the revolutionary events taking place in the neighboring country.
INDIVIDUAL MYTHOLOGY – ORSHI DROZDIK’S PERFORMANCE 19/03/2014
Orshi Drozdik began to refer to conceptual program by the title Individual Mythology when she was studying at the University of Fine Art in 1975. The piece “Play it again Drozdik, dance on the blades of memories” was performed on 19 March at the Capa Center.
GUIDED TOUR OF PHOTOSUPREMATIST ARTISTS 12/03/2014
On 12 March, Károly Minyó Szert, Anikó Robitz and Bálint Szombathy guided a tour of their exhibition entitled Photosuprematists.
DEADLY DESIGN – ROUND TABLE 05/03/2014
Round table with dr. Vilmos Kovács colonel, the director of the Museum of Military History, József Martinkó art historian, Gabriella Uhl, the curator of the exhibition called Fired but Unexploded and with Zsolt Asztalos artist.
ZSOLT ASZTALOS: FIRED BUT UNEXPLODED – VERNISSAGE 26/02/2014
Zsolt Asztalos’ installation entitled Fired but Unexploded was shown at the Hungarian Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale (2013). A mutation of this exhibition was shown at the Capa Center in Budapest between 22 February and 14 March 2014. The exhibition was curated by Gabriella Uhl and opened by Benedictine monk and poet Mátyás Varga.
IMRE DÉNES: CRAVING 24/02/2014
The sea is approached by a ship on land. Will it ever reach the sea and if it will, then in what condition? Will the earlier pictures, memories and the impressions of travel remain valid? Seaman Imre Dénes became an artist and now he is navigating in the spaces of international performance art instead of international waters. His performance, interwoven with biographical features was shown to the audience on 24 February at the Capa Center.
LIGHTBIKEMANDALA FOR SAXOPHONE – JOINT PERFORMANCE BY MINYÓ & GRENCSÓ 19/02/2014
Károly Minyó Szert and István Grencsó – two excellent contemporary artists worked together for the first time to create a mandala from 6 pm on 19 February at the Capa Center. After the performance, art historian and curator Gabriella Uhl gave a guided tour in Hungarian and in English at the exhibition entitled Photosuprematists.
ÁGNES ÉVA MOLNÁR: BONDED – VERNISSAGE 17/02/2014
Ágnes Éva Molnár’s exhibition Bonded was shown between 17 February and 14 March 2014, as a series of TRIBUTE to the intentions and limits of a female activist-artist. The exhibition was opened by the joint performance of cultural demon Orsolya Karafiáth and Munkácsy Mihály Prize-winning artist János Szirtes. The exhibition was curated by art critic András Bán.
AVANT-GARDE FILM – SCREENING AND DISCUSSION WITH HUBER ZOLTÁN 12/02/2014
Is there any relationship between avant-garde film and fine art? If there is, how can the trends of fine art be adapted to the medium of film? Zoltán Huber, journalist at the magazines Filmvilág and Prizma, showed the relationship between avant-garde film and fine art through contemporary films to the audience at the Capa Center.
ART CRITIC DÁRDAI ZSUZSA’S LECTURE ON SUPREMATISM 05/02/2014
Have Anikó Robitz, Károly Minyó Szert and Bálint Szombathy succeeded in fulfilling their seemingly impossible mission with their exhibition entitled Photosuprematists? Art critic Zsuzsa Dárdai tried to give an answer to this question in her lecture at the Capa Center.
PHOTOSUPREMATISTS: VERNISSAGE 27/01/2014
The exhibition entitled Photosuprematists of Károly Minyó Szert, Anikó Robitz and Bálint Szombathy was opened by art critic Andrea Bordács, PhD. A joint action was performed by the three artists at the event, followed by drummer Ákos Angler (who was formerly playing at the groups Sziámi and Anima Sound System) and bass guitarist László Kóos.
ESZTER CSURKA: DEVELOPMENT 30/01/2014
Eszter Csurka’s special performance gave the audience an active role to play in the creative process. The exhibition hall of the Capa Center was essentially transformed into a huge photo laboratory by the artist. The recording was taken by Eszter Csurka.
JOHN G. MORRIS TALKING ABOUT ROBERT CAPA
An interview with the former picture editor at LIFE Magazine’s London office
John Godfrey Morris was the picture editor of LIFE Magazine’s issue covering D-Day, contributed to by Robert Capa with his historical series of photographs. The interview was made on 20 September 2013 at John G. Morris’ apartment in Paris. The salutation at the end of the video was made a few days later on 1 October at the same place.