1960s Africa Albania American modern art Armando Lulaj authorship Belgrade Capitalism collective project conceptual art contemporary art copy and original DebatikCenter of Contemporary Art fluid identities identity identity politics international exhibition Jonida Gashi local history photography Pleurad Xhafa postcolonialism public art Roma art Roma Pavilion Soviet Union Tirana transnational dialogues traveling exhibitions Venice Biennale Yugoslavia ZETA Gallery
Márton Orosz is the Curator of the Collection of Photography and Media Arts he established in 2012 at the Museum of Fine Arts–Hungarian National Gallery in Budapest. In 2014 he was appointed the Director of the Vasarely Museum affiliated to the same institution. There, over the last decade he curated a handful of exhibitions, such as the (Film) Experiments Brought to Life. The First Cinema of the Avant-Garde (2014); Alan Sonfist: Time Landscape. The Birth of Land Art (2014), and Moon Museum 1969. Art and Space (2019). He curated Meeting Picasso. Twenty-nine Photographs by Jean Cocteau (Vaszary Villa, Balatonfüred, 2015); Languages of Light (Kepes Institute, 2015) and Vasarely. The Birth of Op Art (Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, 2018).
Orosz studied graphic design at the University of Applied Arts in Budapest and art history at the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest where he earned his PhD in Art History in 2014. During his studies he was a Terra Fellow at Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington D.C., a Gyorgy Kepes Fellow for Advanced Studies and Transdisciplinary Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a Forum Transregionale Studien/Institute for Cultural Inquiry Post-Doctoral Fellow in Berlin, a Centre for Contemporary Art Curator-In-Residence in Singapore and a Getty Research Institute Grantee in Los Angeles.
He has lectured widely both across Europe, the United States and Asia. His publications range from photography, avant-garde collectorship, abstract geometric and (lumino)kinetic art to motion picture and animated film.