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MiRG Meeting

Thursday, February 8, 2018, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

MiRG invites you to a presentation of the recently published report on Migrants’ Integration Experiences in Hungary and Their Institutional-Political Context in the framework of the the Risk Change – international collaboration project. 

Project RISK CHANGE (2016–2020) involving 10 partner countries is co-financed by the Creative Europe program of the European Union and in Hungary supported by NKA.

"Respect the mobility of human life"
The Risk Change project aims to create, connect, compare, disseminate and promote contemporary EU interdisciplinary art related to social studies and migration. The project covers the field of contemporary interdisciplinary culture, art and creativity connected to science, especially social and applied sciences and ICT. RC will increase transnational mobility, audience development, digitalization and new sustainable models.

On 8 February Orsolya Polyacsko and Tunde Szabolcs will talk about the general outlines of the project and the Hungarian situation that the national report is based on. At a next session Jenna Althoff and Barnabas Bencsik will talk about the EU related aspects and the artistic realisations of the project.

An exhibition connected to the project and curated by Barnabas Bencsik will open on 6 February at 18:00 in his Glassyard Gallery 1061 Paulay E. u. 25-27.

Pigment - Láthatósági zónák / Zones of Visibility
exhibited artists:
Radek Brousil Aneta Grzeszykowska El-Hassan Róza Svätopluk Mikyta Perlaki Márton Puklus Péter Lukasz Skapski Vermeir & Heiremans

It presents a selection of works by artists from the gallery and by invited guest artists, in a context that represents artistic reflections on the global socio-economic crisis of recent years. An international group show about visual prejudice, color discrimination, the role of skin in identity constructions, welfare chauvinism in responding to mass refugee crisis, social insensitivity, and the logic of global flow of capital.