BALATON DETOX exhibition vernissage and interactive event 

The exhibition BALATON DETOX is an encapsulation of art projects related to the Balaton and created by the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design (MOME) between 2014 and 2022. 

The ecological clock is ticking – there is an evident and imminent need for change. The BALATON DETOX exhibition is designed to raise awareness of the vulnerability of the Balaton’s ecosystem. The interactive showcase promotes engagement and encourages individual action regardless of age before the damage becomes irreversible. 

It is a selection of works by MOME students, giving a glimpse into how the various programmes of the university think and work together. This interdisciplinary project involved students from MOME Photography, MOME Graphic Design, MOME Media Design, MOME Animation, MOME Design Theory, MOME Art and Design Management, MOME Design és MOME Institute of Architecture. 

In the inspirational scene created by the exhibition, a participation-based museum pedagogy session series will take place with the involvement of the local education institutions to gain an understanding of the value and local identity of young people in the region. 

Event schedule:  

5:00 - 5:45 p.m.: Museum pedagogy session held by visual artist Eszter Ágnes Szabó at the courtyard of the Modern Art Gallery – László Vass Collection. 

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.: Guided tour by media designer and visual artist Olga Kocsi and workshop with researcher of the MOME Innovation Centre Social Design Hub Rita Szerencsés at the Dubniczay castle.  

We look forward to seeing you at the event, which is free and open to the public. 

The exhibition at the courtyard of the Modern Art Gallery – László Vass Collection is open until 10 January 2023.  

Modern Art Gallery – László Vass Collection (8200 Veszprém, Vár u. 3-7.) 
Dubniczay Castle (8200 Veszprém, Vár u. 29.) 

Cars are not allowed to enter the premises of the Veszprém Castle. Use of the designated parking spaces close to the Castle is recommended. 

More information about the BALATON DETOX exhibition 

MOME MAG project lead: Ábel Szalontai 
Curator: Krisztián Török 
Art director: Olga Holy / Olga Kocsi (Design and visual arts) 
Professional supervisor: Dóra Szentandrási, architect 
Mycelium bio-composite installation, data visualisation: Mihály Minkó  
Museum pedagogy session: Eszter Ágnes Szabó 
Interactive workshop: Rita Szerencsés  
Project managers: Tímea Kovács, Krisztina Zsömbör  
Photos: Zsuzsa Darab    

The exhibition was created with funding by the National Cultural Fund of Hungary. 

Main sponsor of the project: 
Veszprém-Balaton 2023 European Capital of Culture programme 

Professional partners: 
Bakony-Balaton Environmental Protection Education Association, ELTE Savaria University Centre Visual Arts Department, MOME Innovation Center 

Implemented by: MOME MAG 

Event information

Venue: House of Arts, Veszprém 
Date: 28 November 2022

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