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Common Affairs Catalogue Launch

Common Affairs Catalogue Launch

Common Affairs Catalogue Launch, Ludwig Múzeum (Hungary)

Launch: 11 September
Time: 5:30-7pm
Venue: Ludwig Múzeum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest

Ludwig Museum is producing a catalogue on Common Affairs – an exhibition curated by Andrea Simon and Krisztina Szipőcs, as part of CAPP in 2018. It showcased 7 commissioned projects in 7 different places, involving 25 artists and over 600 participants, 16,000 people came to see the exhibition during its run from 30 January to 18 March 2018.

The artists who were selected by open-call, carried out seven projects at several locations in Budapest and in the countryside in 2017. They worked together with various communities, including marginalized people or groups with specific problems such as pupils in Budapest and Pécs, young people with intellectual disabilities, people with visual impairments, inhabitants of small villages, agricultural entrepreneurs, and Romanies living in a disadvantaged area.

The exhibition presented the achievements of the seven collaborative projects through texts, photos, films and artworks. The exhibition also focused on displaying the processes and participants’ reflections on social issues, the role of communities and the artists’ position throughout the work.

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