crosstalk video art festival: Michał Brezinski and Éva Magyarósi
The scenes of the presentations have been changing many times during the past years. This is going to be the first time that Video Presentations are taking place at the Polish Institut. There is a reason why this location has been chosen: the Polish Institute gives place to the exhibition of the two invited artists at its gallery the Platan Art Gallery (1061 Budapest, Andrássy út 32.) and Video Presentations are going to be the closing event of this exhibition.
The invited artists for the next presentation: Michał Brezinski and Éva Magyarósi
Date: Wednesday, 19 May 2010 Time: 7pm
Michał Brzeziński (1975) artist, video theoretician, director of Galeria NT at Lodz and curator of Parakino at the Łaznia Contemporary Fine Art Institut (Centrum Sztuk Współczesnej Łaznia) in Gdańsk.
In his works he mixes the tradition of video art with experimental film, and through this he reflects on the feature of new media identity. To define video art and to describe its function in society, he introduces a new term: Virus Video or Video Identity. Beside his activity as a theoretician and curator, he is known as the most significant contemporary Polish artist.
In the art magazine ?Art Eon? Critic Krzysztof Jurecki has called him the most excellent video theoretician.
Éva Magyarósi graduated in animation from Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Faculty of Visual Communication in 2005.
After finishing her studies she started with panel paintings, animation projects, and also made a commercial, a music video and a public service advertisement, but her works always represent a unique taste.
Her Graduation Piece: ?Hanne?, which is a lyrical film with a dreamlike atmosphere won the prize of the Oberhausen International Short Film Festival in 2006. Her current film titled ?Lena? that is going to be shown, won the prize for the Best Experimental Short Film at the 41st Hungarian Film Week.
In her films, of which visual expressiveness are very strong, she deals with emotions and human relations in a particular way. The scripts of the films are also written by her.
Venue: Platan Art Gallery (www.polinst.hu), 1061 Budapest, Andrássy út 32.