With the exhibition Mirrors – Géza Perneczky’s conceptual photography from the 1970s the Capa Center dedicates the first solo museum presentation to the artist Géza Perneczky.
The Capa Grand Prize Hungary is annually awarded to a photographer who works in any branch of photography, has been established professionally, and demonstrates a proven track record of outstanding talent. András Hajdú D. was the fellowship-winner of the Capa Grand Prize Hungary 2019.
The Capa Grand Prize Hungary is annually awarded to a photographer who works in any branch of photography, has been established professionally, and demonstrates a proven track record of outstanding talent. The Winner of the Capa Grand Prize Hungary in 2019: Antal Bánhegyesy.
“I am drawn towards artists making more conceptual work and work that questions the role of photography in truth and storytelling.” – Get to know Emma Bowkett, a member of this year’s jury of Capa Grand Prize.
“The works chosen for the title Identity deal with the issues of individual and collective identity, self-awareness, self-reflection, and personal stories.” – Get to know the section called Identity of the Zeitgeist exhibition.
“The works displayed in the Anthropocene section are not activist initiatives. Avoiding didactic solution proposals, they seek to tell stories, shape attitudes and raise awareness of individual responsibility with the help of sensual effects and visual representation.” – Get to know the section called Anthropocene of the Zeitgeist exhibition.
“The series exhibited in this section typically investigate everyday spiritual or ritual routines that constitute integral parts of our contemporary life.” – Get to know the section called Mystique of the Zeitgeist exhibition.
“In these works, artists are playing with and playing off the documentary function of photography, questioning its credibility while also testing the gullibility of the viewer.” – Get to know the section called Post-truth and Pseudo-science of the Zeitgeist exhibition.
“The impact PARALLEL can have [for the participants] besides extending their personal network and even friendships, that they also consolidate strong professional contacts and stay stable after such an intense experience like PARALLEL.” – Read an interview with Maria Salgado, who is the Network Communication Manager of PARALLEL. We asked her about the past and the future of the PARALLEL Platform and the different aspects of art and photography.
Parallel is a platform that brings together creative European organisations committed to promoting cross-cultural exchanges and mentorships in order to set new standards in contemporary photography. Get to know the platform and its members!
“Like no other, photography is able to touch people in their innermost, to open new horizons and perspectives and, of course, to change the world a little bit each time.” – Get to know Katharina Mouratidi, a member of this year’s jury of Capa Grand Prize.