Official Programme of the 25th Budapest Spring Festival
Faithful son of the city of steel-dust, moulder of the Madonnas of Sztálinváros "Stalin City", it was the original name of Dunaújváros until 1961), the eternally restless, rambunctious and energetic Rezső Móder turns 50 this year. The exhibition of the Munkácsy-award winning artist is arranged as a programme of the 25th Budapest Spring Festival, in which the mobile-sculptor - painter - graphic artist - performer - metal-composer - multimedia-artist - poet selects from his older and newer compositions of "5-dimensional art". The vernissage of the exhibition presenting steel-sculpture-instruments, paintings and object-poems, in accordance with the character of the show, will comprise a concert-performance-series of genuine festival atmosphere, in which the contemporary musical compositions written for metal sculptures by Rezső Móder, as well as free improvisation, will be heard. First at Deák tér, then in Vörösmarty tér, the invited artists will play the installed steel-sculptures, and finally in the Dorottya Galériában will be the exhibition opening and subsequent celebration.
Vernissage: Tuesday, 22 March 2005, 5-8 p.m.
Sculpture Music, Deák tér, 5 p.m.:
Concert of composer Péter Gazda's new work entitled Soul-Bell, performed by the author and guest musicians
Sculpture Music, Vörösmarty tér, 5:30 p.m.:
jam session by the artist in collaboration with the artist István ef Zámbó and the Instrumentum Steel-Sculpture Percussionists - visual artists István Ézsiás, Péter Orosz, Márton Barabás, Péter Balázs Kovács, László Varga Amár
Dorottya Gallery, 6 p.m.:
Salutation by Dr. András Kálmán, Mayor of the Town of Dunaújváros
Opening speech by Csaba Kozák, art critic
The 4th volume in the series of Dorottya books, the monograph on Rezső Móder's life oeuvre, is published to accompany the exhibition.
This volume is launched on 20 April at 4 p.m. in the Írók Boltja (Writers' Bookshop) by art historians Gábor Pataki, Ernő P. Szabó and composer Bánk Sáry.
The exhibition and the publication of the accompanying book have been realised with the kind support of: Budapest Spring Festival; Municipal Government of Dunaújváros; National Cultural Fund; Extra Média Press Kft.