Essays in English

The Marginal Cost of Labour
On Imre Benkő
Reportage, Issue 5, Spring 1999.
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Photophenomenology
Balkon,
1999/6.
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Islands
On Imre Benkő
Beszélő, November 2001.
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Lenke Szilágyi and André Kertész
Beszélő, March 2002.
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Photomagic
On Gábor Kerekes
Beszélő, April 2002.
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Definitions, Early Photographies and Pictorialism
Beszélő, June 2002.
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Modernist Photographic Ways of Seeing
Beszélő
, July/August 2002.
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The Hungarian Paradox
Beszélő, November 2002.
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Take This, Photoshop!
On Imre Drégely
Beszélő, December 2002.
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Silhouettes
The group show of Allen Frame, Gábor Kerekes, Sylvia Plachy and Lenke Szilágyi at the 2B Gallery, on 15 February 2003.
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Hungarian Progressive Art Photography, 1965–2000
Mai Manó Ház, 2015.
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The Book

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Neo-avant-garde Trends
Art+Text, Budapest, 2017.
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This spring a book by Sándor Szilágyi, Neo-avant-garde Trends in Hungarian Art Photography, 1965-1984 has been published with the support of Art+Text Budapest. The book, like its Hungarian version publish-ed in 2007, presents some 400 works of art by 32 Hungarian artists of the 1960s, 1970s and the early 1980s. It undertakes to collect the greatest photographers of this vibrant and fruitful era from Géza Perneczky to Tibor Hajas and János Vető. Among the presented artists we can find photographers who refused the anachronistic aesthetics of the official photography, and artists who used the camera accepting the conceptual approach of the period.