Vernissage: on October 9, 2020 at 6 pm.
Location: art quarter budapest | 1222, Budapest, Nagytétényi út 48-50.
On view: 09 – 11 October 2020
Guided tour with the artist and the curator: on 10 October 2020 Saturday, 5 pm.
Curator: Bettina Bence
At the heart of Noémi Szécsi’s work, Memento mori, are the workers of the death industry. Wondering how people, who work with the concept of death on a daily basis, can relate to their own existence. What kind of impression do workers have on the factory and how does this work affect their physical and mental state? Szécsi was fascinated by these people because they haven't got the choice to deny death. She visited a coffin and an urn factory, and worked together with two gravediggers during the project. During the months she got to know them better and discovered a grotesque duality between the workers and their work. At the same time, seriousness and absurd humour are present. This ambivalent mood is the basis for the series.
Supporting partners: Studio of Young Photographers (FFS), Association of Hungarian Photographers, National Cultural Fund of Hungary (NKA), Vylyan Winery, art quarter budapest
Please wear a face mask inside the exhibition space!