Open to the public:
2018. 03. 14. - 2018. 04.15.
Weekdays 2 pm – 7 pm
Weekends 11 am – 7 pm
Closed on public holidays.
The exhibition is free to visit.
Curator: Gabriella Csizek
Richárd Széman: Useless Universe
The photographs presented at Richárd Széman’s the exhibition are conceptual photographs: time-worn objects of everyday use: a skimmer, a phial, pieces of nature – plants, skeletons of animals, – digital prints of stones on the surface of previously used large analog negatives.
Prints of scanned glass negatives, scratches, spots and colors of time and chemistry serve as background for (fragments of) digital images. Images and their meanings are created by analog and digital technique together. In the exhibition these simple, constructed observations are related to haiku, the strictly defined Japanese verse form written in three lines of five, seven and five syllables.
Through a hole light pierced
past steps into sounding still
During the exhibition the exhibited images will be on view in the 30 cm-diameter nut-wood kaleidoscope by András Mach (Machstudio) as shivers forming constantly changing visions.
Richárd Széman, (1958, Budapest)
Works for the local history collection and centre for memory at the 16th district of Budapest. He is the author, illustrator and picture editor of several local history and two photo history books. He has been the official photographer of Szárnyas Sárkány (Winged Dragon) Street theatre Festival in Nyírbátor for 23 years. He has exhibited his photographic works in Hungary and abroad since 1989.
His works can be found in Hungarian National Museum, Hungarian Museum of Photography and private collections in USA, Denmark, Hungary. He is a member of National Association of Hungarian Journalists.