December 9, 2018. - March 10, 2019.

From Experiment to Art

Photographs by Man Ray

Man Ray, the artist, the activist, and the reformer of photography said he did not photograph nature but his visions.” His oeuvre serves as a good example how to expand the boundaries of a chosen genre with creativity and vocation. He was an expe…

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November 25, 2018. - January 20, 2019.


The MODEM Modern and Contemporary Arts Centre and the Goethe-Institut Ungarn proudly presents an exhibition about monitoring, the fear and effects of being watched called "GLOBAL CONTROL AND CENSORSHIP".

Knowledge is power. Whoever controls the flow of information holds even greater power. This applies particularly to the digital culture of our day, because there are no limits to tracking and manipulating all the information on the World Wide Web…

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November 10, 2018. - January 27, 2019.

Design Resistance – International Artist of Residence in Debrecen 2018

An exhibition based on the concept of the International Artist of Residence in Debrecen 2018. Key word: Design Resistance

At the announcement of the International Artist in Residence of Debrecen 2018 programme, two concepts, which are already complex on their own, were forced into a non-existent compound. We intend to make these concepts affect each other with more …

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September 16, 2018. - November 18, 2018.

Time of our lives? – Starting Perspectives

The exhibition makes a selection from the works of those young Hungarian artists who have graduated in the last five years in some higher education art course. The exhibition is not a mere report about the actual activity of a generation of artists, but it also gives an insight into the experience of starting a career in the artistic field.

Although the idea of the generational exhibition might seem unusual for the first time, it can be explained by the gap that the youngest artist generations – according to the experience of almost a decade by now – can be seen in the important con…

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August 17, 2018. - October 28, 2018.

Benczúr Emese – Let it be

With the titular expression configured into a light installation, Benczúr Emese’s exhibition Let it be sets visitors on their way into the artist’s first exhibition in Debrecen, which offers a spectacular selection of her works from the last one and a half decades centering on the ambiguity of the shining, drawing attention on the dynamics among artist, spectator and artwork, as well as on some of the unavoidable phenomena of the social reality defining their status.

The Munkácsy Mihály Award-winning artist already as a painting major at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts gave up the traditional toolbox of the profession, thus joining those, who – as a consequence of the information boom and for more direct c…

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August 11, 2018. - October 14, 2018.

The Land of Promise

Video art from Israel, about Israel

The State of Israel celebrates its 70th anniversary this year. The anniversary is approached in many ways. Present exhibition intends to show the cultural, social, and political complexity of Israel through the videos of contemporary artists from…

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