Hungary 2018, 26 May 2018 — 25 Nov 2018
National Participations

Hungary 2018

Liberty Bridge – New Urban Horizons

Giardini, Giardini della Biennale, Castello

Title: “Liberty Bridge – New Urban Horizons”
Commissioner: Julia Fabényi
Curators: Kultúrgorilla (Júlia Oravecz, Éva Tornyánszki and Anna Göttler)
Exhibitors: Studio Nomad (Bence Pásztor, Soma Pongor and Dávid Tarcali)
Organised by: Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest

In 2016, one of the oldest Danube-bridges of Budapest, the Liberty Bridge became car-free due to an infrastructural development in the neighbourhood. Citizens, mostly millennials immediately put the road and tram tracks to creative use, and re-imagined the historic place. The construction turned into street furniture, hosting picnics, grill-parties, yoga classes.
The curators choose this episode to tackle fundamental issues of urban development: What does a free public space represent today? How can a bridge or any built structure act as a medium of freedom? How can we change our own identity by transforming our city?

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