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Nostalgia and False Notions of Empire: The (un)historical rise of the right in Hungary

Nostalgia and False Notions of Empire: the (un)historical rise of the right in Hungary By: Alexis M. Zimberg Originally published in the Spring 2013 edition of The Hidden Transcript, an international affairs magazine sponsored by Simon Fraser University and the [...]

August 2, 2013 The Street
Political Graffiti in Budapest: Politikai Graffiti Budapesten

Political Graffiti in Budapest: Politikai Graffiti Budapesten

Compared with other major cities across the post-Soviet region, the graffiti and street art in Budapest is hyper-partisan and heavily politicized. Artists that paint and create in Hungary often use stickers and pasting as effective media, as opposed to a [...]

January 22, 2012 Archives, Graffiti
Hungary’s Downward Spiral

Hungary’s Downward Spiral

  Visitor to Tűzraktér: “In my country, this is normal.”  Bolla Zoltán: “What country do you come from?” Visitor: “Belarus.”   In 2011, the International Cultural Carnival of Berlin bestowed the highest Culturefest honor onto Tűzraktér, Hungary’s largest, independent artist collective. The Mayor [...]

January 19, 2012 Archives, Graffiti