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HYPE | Weekly program guide

Happy New Year! The holidays are over, we started the new year with fresh energy, maybe even our resolutions will last: we will go to more programs this year, we WILL start working out from now on and we will get new hobbies. We composed this year’s first program guide to support you in all this, featuring modern architecture, a retrospective exhibition, musical underground exhibition opening, Bakelite design fairs, day-starting hatha yoga flow and cool workshops in the spirit of the harmony of the body, the soul and the mind.

András Ferkai: Modern houses and their habitants. I Book launch

András Ferkai is a university professor, architect and architectural historian, specialized in the architecture of the period between the two world wars, and the modern movement in particular. The theme of his new book is the modern housing estate (or experimental housing estate) in Napraforgó utca built in 1931, destined to prove that modern and comfortable homes can also be built on small lots. The building complex at Pasarét is the only one that has been implemented in Hungary, therefore, its curiosity is incontestable. The author presents the history of the housing estate with designs and archive recordings from the time, and he enriches his book with the stories of the families living in the buildings, this way making the publication an exigent and authentic read that can be enjoyed by anyone. The host of the book launch will be architect Tamás Dévényi.

When: January 16, 2020, Thursday, 17:00-18:30

Where: Fuga – Budapest Center of Architecture

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Footshop Art Space #11 // Imre Fork aka Fork 4

The exhibition opening in Footshop on Thursday is a total-cultural underground program, where the audience can meet the works of Imre Fork . The designer working under the name “Fork” for the last 15 years has a strong background in graffiti, he is also active as a tattoo artist nowadays, and works for Footshop with sneakers – therefore, 9 of his prints will be there at Footshop Art Space at the sneaker and streetwear shop at Kristóf tér, for sure. You can also have a Juicy or a Jäger while wandering around the exhibition with fantastic live performances in the background: don’t miss out!

When: January 16, 2020, Thursday, 18:00-21:00

Where: Footshop

More info: Event

Friday morning Yoga Flow

Start your Friday morning at Lumen with some hatha yoga so that you can kick off the last working day of the week all smoothened out and freshened up, and you can dive into the weekend with even more energy. Let’s start with all the asanas and pranayamas, but don’t forget to register!

When: January 17, 2020, Friday, 8:30-9:45

Where: Café Lumen

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Guided tour by Anna Szabó T. and György Dragomán at the exhibition of Éva Keleti

Éva Keleti’s retrospective exhibition “Life/Image” encompasses almost sixty years, starting from the ‘50s to today. At the age of 88, the artist is an active photographer again: her old and new photographs portray literature, theater and music. You can walk through the exhibition on Friday being guided by poet and literary translator Anna Szabó T. and József Attila award-winning author and literary translator György Dragomán.

When: January 17, 2020, Friday, 18:30-19:30

Where: Budapest Hall of Art

More info: Event

Suck My Mustache ART FAIR

The first event of the year organized by Suck My Mustache will be held at Lumen, where every artist, musician, designer, art-collector and art-lover can gather up in the spirit of quality dance music and supporting young designers. The vinyls of dj Kornelia Binicewicz will be on at the fair (Ladies on Records – 60s, 70s & 80s female music), and there will also be interactive round-table discussions, where you can learn more and share your thoughts about art, design, music and Budapest night life. Check the event for the list of participating designers.

When: January 18, 2020, Saturday, 12:00-19:00

Where: Café Lumen

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Generations – family album editing for children and adults

The team of Emberöltők (Generations) invites you to a special family program: spend your Saturday with your grandparents, parents and children at Fabrik, where family albums will be made using your family photos. At the event, in addition to digitization, printing, cutting, painting and sewing, you will also be able to talk about the photos and the memories, and several little tasks will guarantee that every member of the family can do their bit of crafts.

When: January 18, 2020, Saturday, 13:00-16:00

Where: Fabrik

More info: Event

New Year’s collaging at Virágéknál

If you haven’t had the time to close last year and plan the new one, but you feel like such a ritual would give your the necessary power: go to the collage-making workshop at SISKO. Go alone or invite one of your friends, mark your goals, and then bring it home in the form of an image, so that it can remind you all year through about the directions you have chosen. Attendance is very limited, so don’t think too much, apply >here<, it will be useful for sure!

When: January 18, 2020, Saturday, 15:00-17:00

Where: SISKO Studio

More info: Event

“How to take care of your plants” workshop

We recommend a super-useful workshop for the last day of the week in the newly opened Plante Budapest. If you ever failed to make a plant (that was once promised to be low-maintenance) happy, or you would simply like to know more about your leafy pets, this program will sure be a fruitful investment for you. On top of it all, you can plant four little plants at the workshop, which you can continue to nurture at home as per your freshly gained knowledge (or the plant guide received at the workshop). You can apply by sending an e-mail to hello@plantebudapest.com until January 16.

When: January 19, 2020, Saturday, 9:00-11:00

Where: Plante Budapest

More info: Event

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