FINDING HUDEC exhibition opens in FUGA, Budapest

The FINDING HUDEC - Architectural Heritage and Youth in Contemporary Shanghai titled exhibition will open on 8th of May in FUGA, Budapest Center of Architecture.

 

     

Donation of Hudec object to Shanghai

The Hudec Cultural Foundation has delivered in ceremonial conditions the family donation, a selection of Hudec object, on 25th of march 2019, in the Shanghai History Museum. The 26 original objects, are fine selection from different parts of the world. Several objects are installed as part of the museum’s current exhibition: the Stereoscopic Notes · Urban Landscape—László Hudec and Modern Shanghai.

Thanks to the generous donation of the Hudec family members in Canada (Theo Hudec's family members), USA (Martin Hudec's and Alessa de Wet's family members) and Budapest (Hudec's niece, Dr Eszter Jánossy) the donated objects are going to enrich the collection of the Shanghai History Museum. 


PRESS: https://www.shine.cn/news/metro/1903251838/ 

VIDEO: https://player.vimeo.com/video/324586085

Hudec Media Workshop in Shanghai

An international Hudec Media Workshop program will be held in Shanghai on 20-24 of March in cooperation with the School of Design, East China Normal University Shanghai, the Hudec Cultural Foundation and Panasonic. The aim of the program is to make contemporary documentation of several Hudec buildings through the eyes of young designers and bring their fresh impressions to the Budapest public. The workshop results are going to be exhibited in May, in Budapest, in the FUGA gallery, a frequented culture location of Budapest. The program is an initiation of Hudec Cultural Foundation.

 

Press Release in English 

HUDEC EXHIBITION OPENS IN SHANGHAI - 02.02.2019

Selected archive materials from the Budapest based Hudec collection is going to be presented in Shanghai



Stereoscopic Notes · Urban Landscape—László Hudec and Modern Shanghai
- the title of the exhibition opening on the 2nd of February in the Shanghai History Museum. The exhibition's partner is the Hudec Cultural Foundation, the representative of the Hudec family-archives in Budapest. 

Facebook album about the delivery of items by Hudec Cultural Foundation.

HUDEC CULTURE WALKS in Banská Bystrica



L. E. Hudec heritage in the region

Commemorate the Hudec legacy in his born city on the 60th anniversary of his death

The aim of the 1 day program is to introduce the L. E. Hudec related cultural heritage in the region with participation of Slovakian, Hungarian and Chinese experts, local people concerned and invited stakeholders. There will be guided tour to Hudec related places and solemn event of the “MEMORANDOUM for Preserving the Hudec Heritage” document signature. The document is representing an international initiation of collecting and supervising Hudec related researches, developments and establishing a jointly agreed Hudec tradition.
The program is a joint event of the Hudec Memorial Year 2018-2019.

The Hudec Culture Walks registration and program 

The MEMORANDUM document 

L. E. HUDEC MEMORIAL YEAR

L. E. Hudec Memorial Year, 2018-2019 has been announced by the Human Dignity Council and the Hungarian Association of Architects. The purpose of the memorial year is to introduce to the Hungarian audience the architect of the first skyscraper in Asia, László Hudec and his architectural heritage in Shanghai.

 

László Hudec (1893-1958) is one of the talented Hungarian who survived World War I, whose outstanding architectural work has been discovered by the Hungarians architects and culture experts in the past 10 years and has since become one of the main pillars of Sino-Hungarian relations. 

The city leaders of Shanghai are also proud of their Hudec legacy: 28 of his 60 buildings are protected with Cultural Heritage label, and the number of beatifully renovated Hudec buildings has been increasing in the last years.

 

Hudec Cultural Foundation's plans for the Year of the Dog

Hudec Cultural Foundation's plans for the Year of the Dog

The year 2018 is a unique occasion to celebrate the Hudec heritage in China, in Central Europe and in USA. László Hudec was born 125 years ago in Besztercebánya (Banska Bystrica) Slovakia, he arrived to Shanghai 100 years ago and he died 60 years ago in Berkeley, USA. The Hudec Cultural Foundation has several plans to organize events, exhibitions and cooperate in film productions for celebrating and commemorating the Hudec oeuvre, his architectural talent and his exemplary life story of the vicissitudes 20th century.

Februray - May
International Hudec Workshop in Besztercebánya (Banska Bystrica) where Hudec was born

September-October
Commemorating events in relation to the 60th anniversary of his death. International Hudec Workshop in Besztercebánya (Banska Bystrica) where Hudec was born. 

November-December-January
Hudec Memorial Plaquet installation and celebration event at Technical University of Budapest (BME) where Hudec studied architecture

"Hudec 100" programs and exhibitions in Shanghai and in Budapest, commemorating and celebrating his arrival to Shanghai 100 years ago

Please, contact us if you are willing to become a partner of Hudec Cultural Foundation's programs, events and researching projects.

Video about the program on the 30th of september, 2017

A short video about the program in the garden of Ferenc Hopp Museum of Asiatic Arts in Budapest. 

Thank you for the cooperation for: Eszter JanossyKatalin Marótzy, Antal Bodóczky , Rita Halasi, Réka PigniczkySzalontai Abel, Györgyi FajcsákAnna VécseiBudai Orsolya, Művészetek Palotája, Graphisoft and Ferenc Hopp Museum of Asiatic Arts.

Hommage á László Hudec program on the 30th of September in the Ferenc Hopp Museum of Asiatic Arts.

The aim of the program starting at 3pm is to introduce the cultural and architectural heritage of László Hudec, the most famous architect of Shanghai between the wars. Participants are invited to watch Réka Pigniczky documentary about his life and Ábel Szalontai's contemporary photographs of the most famous Hudec buildings. Graphisoft will give virtual tours of 3 Hudec buildings with Google Cardboard glasses and invited experts will be asked during a stage conversation about their opinion of the Hudec heritage in Shanghai. The Sanghay – Shanghai exhibition will be open to the public as well. The programs are in Hungarian, entrance tickets are available at the museum's ticket office.


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