The over 40-year-old buildings of the Kelenföld City Centre, whose flourishing in the 80s is only the stuff of stories by now, might be spared this fate for now, but the question what to do with them remains.
Sustainability seems to be everywhere, all the time, and in so many different forms, making it feel like somewhat of a cliché. But our work with sustainability is far from over, something the younger generation of fashion designers agrees with.
There are few more haunting spectres in a city than the skeletons of buildings left to decay, which is exactly the sort of sight the dilapidated sets of the Communist regime scattered all over offer. Not yet demolished, and either used for their original or a new purpose but most often left vacant, these buildings all share a deep silence around their past.
When a designer sets their sight on these and similar objects, they are normally not left with a lot of wriggle room apart from plain styling – we might think. In contrast, Eszter Hanko and Viktória V. Dawson set out to give their lamps not just a new shape but also a new function.
The 2010s saw a strong trend of body positivity in social media, and while the resulting dialogue did have some effect on the major actors in the fashion industry, with her collection, Shape of All, Lili Mészáros is addressing the shortcomings of this change.
Although the masterworks of Zsófia Kérdy and Rebeka Rideg are fairly different, they fit together well, both dealing with closely intertwined and dynamically interacting things – the body and the soul.
MOME Fashion and Textile Design MA student Fanni Eperke Szabó together with her fellow student from the same programme Eszter Kain and BA alumna Kornélia Papp, the three of them made it to the semi-finals of this year’s Feel The Yarn competition.
A witch falling hard for a mouse – this is the story of Nikoletta Veress’s comics Much Needed Love in a nutshell, though of course there is a lot more to it. Nikoletta received an accolade as a first-time comic book creator at the 18th International Comics Festival Budapest for her comic book.
Playing has a central role in raising and educating children. This natural imperative is restricted by the constraints of the modern education system. There are few institutions that encourage students to engage in creativity or carefree experimentation, which is why there is a particularly great need for toys like the ones reviewed in this article.
Flóra Anna Buda is a distinctive figure of the Hungarian contemporary animation scene, and though she has had only two independent short films to her name to date, her latest one has been shortlisted for the Cannes Film Festival.