Personal Space - exhibition in Istambul
A large-scale fine art exhibition entitled Personal Space opened on 14 September 2017 at the Hungarian Cultural Centre in Istambul organized by the Section of Fine Art of MMA as a joint event of the International Istanbul Biennial. The display is giving a comprehensive picture of the works of outstanding Hungarian fine artists living at home and beyond the border in neighbouring countries. The display can be seen until 12 November 2017.
Fábri Studios in the Film Factory
On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Hungarian Film Factory (Mafilm) a celebration took place and from then on studios 3 and 4 would be bearing the name of famous Hungarian director Zoltán Fábri (1917-1994). At these studios the Hungarian National Film Fund and MMA placed a memorial plaque in honour of the great film director, born also a hundred years ago, and who is a posthumous honorary member of MMA. Acclaimed Hungarian film personalities attending the celebration also commemorated on the recently deceased famous director, Károly Makk.
Unique premier in Vigadó
The Symphonic Orchestra of Hungarian Musicians Beyond the Border premiered in Vigadó, the centre of MMA on 21 August in the framework of the Zoltán Kodály memorial program. György Vashegyi, conductor and member of MMA had the idea of establishing an orchestra which can unite the outstanding musicians living in areas separanted from Hungary in consequence of the Treaty of Trianon in 1920.
Sebastião Salgado: Genesis
Genesis is the third long-term series on global issues by world-renowned photographer Sebastião Salgado (born Brazil, 1944), following Workers (1993) and Migrations (2000). The result of an eight-year worldwide survey, the exhibition draws together more than 200 spectacular black and white photographs of wildlife, landscapes, seascapes, and indigenous peoples—raising public awareness about the pressing issues of environment and climate change. Open from 2017. September 6. to November 12. in Műcsarnok (Kunsthalle, Budapest).