[spectre]Fwd: fatal strike for hungarian art

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Mon Dec 10 11:27:27 CET 2012

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'Recent legislative steps in Hungary point towards the authoritarian transformation of the institutional structures and funding system of cultural life, by giving an ultra conservative artist group close to the rightwing government, the Hungarian Academy of Arts, an unassailable position of power. As a result of these decisions, the government has endangered the long term autonomy, professionalism and democratic procedures of Hungarian contemporary art. (…)'
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Dec 4, 2012 dátummal, 8:37 PM időpontban Maja & Reuben Fowkes (by way of Janos Sugar) írta:

> The lunatics have taken over the asylum
> Hard to believe at first, but it seems to be true 
> that Hungary's second most important art space, 
> the Mžcsarnok/Kunsthalle, will find itself from 
> 1st January 2013 under the ownership and control 
> of an ultra conservative arts organisation(...)

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