19 October – Amsterdam
Subjective Atlas of Hungary will be launched internationally on Wednesday, 19 October at the Lloyd Hotel, Amsterdam. Program starts at 8 pm, as follows:
- Introduction by Suzanne Oxenaar, creative director Lloyd Hotel, will introduce the Hungarian history of the Hotel.
- Video message by Attila Bujdosó, architect and senior research supervisor at Kitchen Budpapest, co-editor of ‘Subjective Atlas of Hungary’ will explain the process of the creation of the atlas in a video message.
- Presentation by Aliz Borsa, typographer, co-designer of the atlas.
- Talk by Annelys de Vet, designer, co-editor of the atlas, about the contributions and tone of voice of the ‘Subjective atlas of Hungary’.
- Discussion by Max Bruinsma, editorial designer and editor-in-chief of Items, and Annelys de Vet, about the atlas in relation to the role of design and the designer as cultural catalysts.
- Live music by the alt-violin player Laurens Moreno who plays Hungarian music.
Alongside there will be fresh snacks by Aliz Borsa and tasty wine spritzers. RSVP on Facebook.
20 October – Brussels
On Thursday, 20 October 2011 there will be a special evening at WIELS, Brussels. Program starts at 8pm, as follows:
- Dr. Regula Staempfli (political scientist and lecturer at Switzerland’s Academy of Mass Media [MAZ]) talks about designing politics and the politics of design.
- Annelys de Vet presents the atlas as a series and mentality.
- Together with Aliz Borsa and Attila Bujdosó on video, presentation of ‘Subjective atlas of Hungary’.
- Moniek Driesse (designer, co-editor and designer ‘Subjective Atlas of Mexico’) will guide the audience through the brand new ‘Subjective atlas of Mexico’ by video.
- Sound collage from Hungarian music, poems and epic text, by Hungarian DJ Nizar.
The night is moderated by Koen van Synghel (architect, critic) and is accompanied with a small exhibition. Wine spritzers and Hungarian snacks will be served. RSVP on Facebook.