Meeting of Czech, Slovak and Hungarian artists, Balatonboglár, 1972
Meeting of Czech, Slovak, and Hungarian artists, August 26–27, 1972, organized by László Beke.The event was organized by László Beke with the intention of reflecting on the possibilities of cooperation among Czech, Slovak, and Hungarian artists, especially after 1968, when Hungarian troops also took part in the invasion of Czechoslovakia. As part of the event, Beke organized a Handshaking-action among artists from the three countries, which resulted in a tableau work documenting the connections; In addition to the handshakes, the event included a Tug of War action, which recalled the memories of 1968 by tearing up a photo showing the united forces playing tug of war after marching into the former Czechoslovakia in 1968; and an exhibition, the Czech, Slovak and Hungarian Words, including a list of words which are closely similar in all three languages. Participants: Imre Bak, Peter Bartos, László Beke, Miklós Erdély, Stano Filko, György Galántai, Péter Halász, Béla Hap, Ágnes Háy, Tamás Hencze, György Jovánovics, J. H. Kocman, Péter Legéndy, János Major, László Méhes, Gyula Pauer, Vladjimir Popovic, Petr Stembera, Rudolf Sikora, Tamás Szentjóby, Anna Szeredi, Endre Tót, Péter Türk, Jiri Valoch.
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- Barkóczi, Flóra
- Klaniczay, Júlia
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