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My career as a photographer has its roots in my visual sensitivity showing at an early age and my childhood fascination with all things beautiful. After finishing high school it was obvious that I must continue my studies in a creative field.
My education at MOME – the Moholy-… Read More
quality / character / atmosphere.

My career as a photographer has its roots in my visual sensitivity showing at an early age and my childhood fascination with all things beautiful. After finishing high school it was obvious that I must continue my studies in a creative field.
My education at MOME – the Moholy-Nagy University os Art and Design Budapest – helped me summarize my knowledge in different fields of photography, and in the meantime, thanks to a UK scholarship, I was also studying abroad and participating in workshops throughout Europe.
Intrigued by contemporary fine art, I was soon directed towards the border territories of different art fields. At the time I was mostly creating video installations examining collective memory and the relation between my own generation and history.
Later, I started focusing on border territories within photography itself, that is how my first art, architecture and fashion photography series came to be...

My artist statement

Since 2005, the concept “Problematic situation” has been exploring the most important events of 20th century Hungarian history through independent projects, meanwhile reflecting on events and processes simultaneously occurring in other parts of the world and their effects on our society. In my work, I aim to reflect on broader international and historical consequences that result from examining a specifically national phenomenon or historical fact in a new and different context.
Keywords: memory, manipulation, cognition.
It is necessary to precisely define the relationship between the chosen events and my generation in order to fully comprehend the events of the past. In the words of Jan Assmann, in the world of total uniformity, memory enables us to experience differences and maintain our distance from the autocracy of present facts, thus broadening our perspective on current events.
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