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Hungarian art at the Gwangju Biennale

At the Gwangju Biennale starting from 8 October and lasting until 17 November Hungary is a special quest besides Denmark. The Gwangju Biennale is a contemporary art biennale founded in September 1995 in the city of Gwangju in South Korea. The almost 70 pieces of Hungarian artisans and applied artist are presented according to the concept of curator Ernő Szarka. At the opening ceremony Secretary-General of HAA, Tamás Gergely Kucsera and Head of Department, Ágnes Komlóssy were present.  The Hungarian Day is to be on 26 October and on this event HAA is to be represented by Ernő Szarka and chair of section of applied arts and design, István Szenes.
The Hungarian artists are the following: Baliga Kornél, Bartha István, Berzeviczy-Fehér Jánosné, Beszprémy Józsefné, Borkovics Péter, Bornemisza Rozi, Borza Teréz, Botos Péter, Bulla Márta, Doncsev Antoni, Doromby Mária, Fekete György, Gosztonyi Zoltán, Hager Ritta, Hauser Lilian Beáta, Kálmán László, Kasza Miklós, Katona Katalin, Katona Szabó Erzsébet, Kelecsényi Csilla, Keresztes Dóra, Kiss Ilona, Kiss István, Kókay Krisztina, Kótai József, Laczák Géza, Lencsés Ida, Molnár Imre, Muharos Lajos, Nagy Judit, Nagy Vincéné, Néma Júlia, Oláh Sándor, Orosz István, P. Benkő Ilona, Pasqualetti Eleonóra, Penkala Éva, Péreli Zsuzsa, Rozsnyai Béla, Scherer József, Schrammel Imre, Schuszter István, Sipos Balázs, Smetana Ágnes, Szabó Marianne, Szalma Ágnes, Szenes István, Szőcs Miklós TUI, Szunyoghy András, Varga Erika, Varga Mária, Varga Péter, Vereczkey Szilvia, Zidarics Ilona and some artist from the Hungarian Heritage House.
The Hungarian delegation, including Secretary-General of HAA, Tamás Gergely Kucsera and Head of Department of International and Transborder Hungarian Relations, Ágnes Komlóssy, also attended the screening and public meeting of the new Hungarian featire film entitled Those Who Remained at the Busan International Film Festival in South Korea. Directed by Barnabás Tóth and based upon the 2004 novel of Zsuzsa F. Várkonyi, the post-Holocaust drama has been selected as the Hungarian entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards.
October 11, 2019