“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.
Summer. Hanging around, drinking beer, enjoying the holiday. Swimming in the water, sunbathing on the pier. The searing heat, the sound of the crickets, the sunsets. The photo series of Szabolcs Barakonyi, Zsófia Pályi and István Bielik show the familiar faces and scenes of our summers.
Tünde Varga wrote an essay titled Life beyond the outskirts of the city: the invisible history of the Dzsumbuj for the catalogue of Krisztina Erdei’s exhibition called The Birth of Venus and Other Stories. Please find an excerpt from the piece here.
“The world is the playing field of the photographer who can play in various ways – he can be severe, laughing, analyzing, instinctive, tactical or jeopardizing. The works offer a playful variety of photographic games.” In his writing titled Let’s Imagine the Game, Balázs Gáspár reflects on the photoseries, which was made during the CAPAZINE – LET’S PLAY workshop.
“A constant topic of discussion of our era and that of our youngest generations is our enthralment to technology, and how our connection to reality is slowly fading away.” In his writing titled Pictures on Speed, Endre Cserna reflects on the photoseries, which was made during the CAPAZINE – LET’S PLAY workshop.