The representation of Holocaust in Fine Arts - Conference

The curator of the conference is Alexandra Reininghaus, Austrian cultural journalist.
November 7th, 6.00 p.m. : Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle
November 8th, 6.00 p.m: Israeli Cultural Institute
November 9th, 6.00 p.m: Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle In 2010, the French Institute of Budapest initiated a cycle of events about the representation of the Holocaust in fiction. Last year was dedicated to fiction films. The 2011 symposium deals with Fine Arts. It aims to study the evolution between the first attempts of the 60’s and the contemporary productions through various techniques of remembrance and trauma treatment, more precisely to capture "the difficulty of expressing the inexpressible ".

During the three days event, renowned lecturers (artists and experts) from several countries will develop their topic :

Mariann MAYER (Hungary)
Arnold DREYBLATT and Jochen GERZ (Germany)
Alexandra REININGHAUS (Austria)
Ziva AMISHAI-MAISELS and Batya BRUTIN and Avner BAR HAMA (Israel)
Judith BARTOLANI and Laurence SIGAL and Norbert ENGEL (France)

The conference takes places:
Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle : in Hungarian, French and German, with simultaneous translation
1146 Budapest, Dózsa György u. 37.

Israeli Cultural Institute : in Hungarian and English, with simultaneous translation
1061 Budapest, Paulay Ede utca 1.

For more information, please visit the website of the organisators!
2011. November 7. - November 9.

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