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The exhibition of Marcell Esterházy, Péter Forgács, and Gábor Gerhes in the Capa Center

The Capa Center hosts a truly unique exhibition from November 17, 2015. Three extraordinary figures of the Hungarian art scene, Marcell Esterházy, Péter Forgács, and Gábor Gerhes present their newest artworks in three solo exhibitions, which still constitute a whole.

The works of art presented at the exhibition titled MEANING were completed in the course of a project started in September 2014. The artists did not predetermine any concepts or topic, still – when the three exhibitions were approaching their final forms – it turned out that they all share common topical traits such as the analysis of power exercising techniques and the examination of the relationship between authority and individual.

The most recent works of Marcell Esterházy, Péter Forgács, and Gábor Gerhes focus on phenomena, which are in many cases linguistic in nature, such as language usage of power, propaganda, lies, artistic canons influenced or dictated from above, and the secretly functioning state security agent network. They arbitrarily select topics from different historical eras to reinterpret, thus giving guidance to the meaning-constructing mechanisms of our present. The curator of the exhibition: Emese Mucsi.

The exhibition will be on display in the Capa Center between November 17, 2015 and March 13, 2016.