Curating Contemporary Art in Hungary

Room 1.31

Open to all the AAU community, you are welcome to join us for an interesting guest lecture by Márton Orosz! Learn about what is involved in curation processes from an expert in the field. Taking place this coming Monday, February 21, at 6:30 PM in room 1.31. This is organized at the invitation of our drawing instructor, artist Robert Horvitz.

Guest Lecturer:

Márton Orosz is the Curator of the Collection of Photography and Media Arts at the Museum of Fine Arts–Hungarian National Gallery in Budapest where he is also the Director of the Vasarely Museum affiliated to the same institution. He earned his Ph.D. in Art History at the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest.

During his studies, he was Terra Fellow at Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington D.C., a Gyorgy Kepes Fellow for Advanced Studies and Transdisciplinary Research at MIT, a Forum Transregionale Studien/Insitute for Cultural Inquiry Post-Doctoral Fellow in Berlin, a Centre for Contemporary Art Curator-In-Residence in Singapore and a Getty Research Institute Grantee in Los Angeles. He has lectured widely across Europe, the United States, and Asia. His publications range from photography, avant-garde collectorship, abstract geometric and kinetic art to motion picture and animated film.