Review of Hungarian Photography Issue No. 1.

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Besides Fotó magazine, Fotóművészet, Filmkultúra and Filmvilág

more artistic picture: Poet 78 [Poéta 78] also received an award,

were also available, and we read those to be well-informed. We

and it was even published in Fotó magazine. This was already

attended university film clubs, and there were some memorable

the period of my own ideas and staged photos for me, in fourth

photo exhibitions as well, such as the Helikon Gallery or the

grade. One of these works was a lab montage, D.Z. ’78, which I

Fényes Adolf Hall with exhibitions of Zoltán Szalai, János Eifert

blew up from a slide series in black and white. I dragged a plaster

and Edit Molnár. Moreover, then there was the MADOME,

torso and a chrome plate to the engine scrapyard opposite the

too, with informative, professional courses by József Tóth

Kőbánya Brewery; I did bizarre set-ups at the scrapyard, using

“Füles”, János Eifert and János Dozvald and the then-popular

Agfachrome.

diaporama, which was somewhere on the half-way between a

Jenő Sevcsik’s books in the Industrial Library were my

film etude and a photo etude.

schoolbooks and “Bible” for me. Sevcsik’s book entitled About

All of the above constituted the reference material in Hungary,

Photography [Fényképezésről] was a standard reference book.

this was the overview of the official supply.

Imre Drégely: Block of flats 1-2, 1990, Budapest by night series, diptych, silver gelatine print, 2x18x24 cm © Imre Drégely

My next submission at the Pécs contest was a more mature and

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