Eszter Szakács

Eszter Szakács (1983) is a curator at the contemporary art organization in Budapest, which is part of the East-Central European network At, since 2011, she curated the project of The Pseudo Race Group Liberagility (2012), Theodoros Zafeiropoulos’s exhibition (2014), and since 2012 she is the curator-editor of the ongoing collaborative research project Curatorial Dictionary that has been realized as an online dictionary and an accompanying exhibition (2013), a participating video project (Report on the Construction of a Spaceship Module, New Museum, New York, curated by, 2014), a series of short essays published in Curating Research (Eds. Paul O’Neill and Mick Wilson, London: Open Editions, Amsterdam: de Appel, 2014), as well as a Free School for Art Theory and Practice workshop (2015). She is co-editor of IMAGINATION/IDEA. The Beginning of Hungarian Conceptual Art. The László Beke Collection, 1971 (Budapest:, Zurich: JRP|Ringier, 2014). Previously she worked at Műcsarnok/Kunsthalle, Budapest as an assistant curator (2008–2010). Since 2013 she is a guest lecturer at the Art Theory and Curatorial Studies Department at the Hungarian University of Fine Arts. Since 2013 she has been collaborating with Athens-based artist Theodoros Zafeiropoulos on the Quest of Query project and has curated its exhibition chapters at, Budapest (2014); Deák Erika Gallery, Budapest (2014); Center of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki (2015); and Nitra Gallery, Thessaloniki (2015).

involved in:

Unofficial Art and Positive Forms of Resistance Today in Hungary

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The Only Way Out Is Back In: Notes on the Center-Margin Dyad

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2015 Fall Curatorial Intensive Symposium

Participants of the Fall Curatorial Intensive will present their exhibition and project proposals, which they have been developing for the program.

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Curatorial Intensive in New York

This September, ICI produces the Curatorial Intensive in New York, offering curators the opportunity to discuss the concepts, logistics, and challenges of organizing exhibitions, public programs, and other curatorial models.

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