Free School for Art Theory and Practice —Interviews

website launch

Time: December 5, 2014, 6 pm
Venue: Mayakovsky 102, the open office of tranzit. hu, 1068 Budapest, Király utca 102.

We created a website that presents the story of the Free School for Art Theory and Practice, initiated by eight years ago. First, we publish the interviews with those who led seminars between 2006 and 2007. The theme of the discussion at the launch will be the genre of the interview within artistic and curatorial practice, in relation to the concept and history of the Free School for Art Theory and Practice.

Participants of the discussion are artist Lilla Khoór, writer, journalist Gergely Nagy, as well as curators Dóra Hegyi and Eszter Szakács.
The discussion is moderated by curators Eszter Lázár and Zsuzsa László.

The website and this event is realized in collaboration with Dorottya Bucsi, Tamás Milán Don, Dóra Kangiszer, Zsófia Márton, Szandra Mile, Terézia Nagyová, Róza Tekla Szilágyi, Krisztina Varga, MA students of the Art Theory and Curatorial Studies Department at the Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest.

The interviews published on the website were made by participants of the seminars:

The Debating Museum – Barbara Steiner Interviewed by Dóra Hegyi

Promoting Dissenting Ideas as a Form of Education – Ivet Ćurlin and Natasa Ilić interviewed by Bea Hock

“I Think We Still May Take Art More Seriously Then in the West Nowadays” – Branislav Dimitrijević Interviewed by Peter Fuchs

Politics of Collaboration – Maria Lind and Apolonija Šušteršić in conversation with Emese Süvecz

"We" and Contemporaneity – Jan Verwoert interviewed by Brigitta Iványi-Bitter

Institutional Criticality – Maria Hlavajova Interviewed by Franciska Zólyom

Belief in Social Actions – Ulay interviewed by Lívia Páldi

The Curator as Mediator – Søren Andreasen and Lars Bang Larsen interviewed by Zsuzsa László

Without Methods – Anders Kreuger and Miriam Bäckström in conversation with Emese Süvecz

Art and Activism – Dimitry Vilensky and David Riff (Two Members of Chto Delat?/What Is to Be Done?) Interviewed by Szacsva y Pál

Institutions, Institutional Critique, and the Public – Chus Martínez and Dora García interviewed by Ágnes Szanyi

The interviews are first published in Hungarian, and will be available soon in English as well.

Image: Script for a Silent Movie (2006) / Gitte Villesen and Sebestyén Kodolányi