DESIGN WITHOUT BORDERS 14. madeinhungary + 7. MeeD An exhibition of works by Austrian, Czech, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Spanish and Swiss designers
For the fourteenth time, textile designer Szilvia Szigeti and interior designer Tamás Radnóti are organizing the Design Without Borders, 14. madeinhungary + 7. MeeD exhibition and gathering, one of the most important designs event in the region. For the first time, the event is being organized as an international festival and as part of the Hungarian Festival Alliance and EFFE (Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe).
The selection includes works by more than 100 designers from twelve different countries, including designers who have won prizes national and international awards. The exhibition consists of works by Czech, French, Polish, Hungarian, German, Italian, Austrian, Portuguese, Spanish, Slovak, and Swiss designers .
It will also include, as a continuation of the highly successful presentation of works of jewelry last year, compositions by designer jewelers, with a focus on the Department of Metal and Jewelry at the Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art at the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen. As a distinctive part of the exhibition, works by students at design schools and universities of art will also be presented, for instance the Academy of Fine Arts and Design (Bratislava), the Institute of Applied Art (Sopron), the Budapest Metropolitan Museum, the Moholy-Nagy University of Art, and University of Pécs, The Faculty of Music and Visual Arts. And now for the fourth time, the exhibition will also present the TEXHIBITION project, which was created by almost 20 textile designers and three implementers working in collaboration.
The curators aim to present the distinctive artistic practices and traditions of the region through the works of designers belonging to different generations and also to foreground the positive influences of the artists on one another and the impressive and refreshing variety of object and design planning. Alongside objects made both in large and small series which take current trends into consideration, the exhibition also provides space for compositions which capture individual perspectives.
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