New book on director Ferenc Kósa
A monograph has been published on the outstanding Hungarian film director, Ferenc Kósa by HAA with the title Preserve the Man. The book consists of recollections, analyses, interviews, documents and special texts published for the first time as well as a DVD supplement.
Sándor Kányádi passed away
Sándor Kányádi, one of the greatest Hungarian poets of the era died at the age of 89 on 20 June 2018. The Transylvanian-Hungarian poet was an Artist of the Nation and a regular member of HAA, which regards his death as losing one of its own.
John Malkovich at Műcsarnok, the institution of HAA
World-famous American actor, John Malkovich led a guided tour of Sandro Miller's exhibition Malkovich Malkovich Malkovich – Homage to Photographic Masters' in the Kunsthalle on 22 May 2018. He was greeted by the management of Kunsthalle and the Secretary-General of HAA, Tamás Gergely Kucsera, who presented John Malkovich some artistic books of HAA after the program.
Commemorative session of émigré writer, Zoltán Szabó
A memorial conference on Zoltán Szabó (1912–1984) was held by the Section of Art Theory of HAA at Vigadó, the centre of HAA on 10 May 2018. The work of the Hungarian writer, editor, radio and village researcher having lived in exile in London for almost 40 years was presented and analyzed by the invited lecturers including Zoltán Bertha, Ibolya Cs. Nagy, Magda A. Szabó, Zsuzsa Szabó, Tamás Gergely Kucsera, the Secretary-General of HAA and Mátyás Sárközi.