A vehicle developed jointly by MOME and the John von Neumann University can revolutionise urban freight delivery: Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design (MOME) unveiled a hydrogen and solar-powered vehicle at the climate summit in Dubai. The prototype of three-wheeled, multifunctional transport vehicle, developed through the collaboration of the two universities, was first showcased to the public on 1 December at the UN COP28 climate summit, and was sent to Dubai straight from the developers’ workshop.
The CEE Animation Forum in Pilsen is a major animation industry pitch forum of the region, with animation professionals presenting their ideas and getting networking opportunities. Each year, MOME animation students attend the event. This year Dániel Diószeghy and Zoé Nagy presented their diploma projects, and a separate presentation and exhibition were put on by the Animation programme.
The Hungarian Olympic Committee (HOC) signed a collaboration agreement with 23 higher education institutions, including the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design on 29 November. The purpose of the Dual Career Programme is to help athletes achieve their goals (whether by providing physical or mental support) and enable them not to have to choose between sports and studying or working.
This November, as part of a three-day event, MOME students, teachers, and employees together planted a total of 20,000 saplings – the first MOME forest – in Garabonc in Zala county with help from forest engineers and environmental protection professionals of the Balaton Uplands National Park. Braving strong wind and rain, the University community was working over an area of 5 hectares (equivalent to 10 football pitches), planting 20,000 trees in record time.
His films are regularly screened at the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design (MOME). With the power to captivate every generation, they paint an authentic historical portrait of Hungary before the regime change. Gyula Gazdag is a film director, screenwriter, professor emeritus of the Department of Film, Television and Digital Media of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), and Artistic Director of the Sundance Filmmakers Lab founded by Robert Redford. He was named one of the ten best film teachers in the United States by Daily Variety in 2010. This year, he has joined the ranks of the Moholy-Nagy Award holders, and will be presented with the award for his formative educational work on 30 November by Rector József Fülöp.
Paris is the capital of photography in November when Paris Photo, the world's largest photography event, takes place. At the same time as Paris Photo, which attracts tens of thousands of visitors from France and abroad, the Concorde Atlantique hosts Polycopies, a fair dedicated to photo books. From 8 to 12 November, the Photography Department took part in Polycopies for the first time with its own stand.
What will be the trendy colours of 2025? This has been decided by the Intercolor international organisation that has recently held its latest conference at our University. Each year, Intercolor forecasts the definitive colours of the next season with help from creative industry experts from 17 countries. The event coincided with the 60th anniversary of Intercolor’s foundation, and so it held special significance in the history of the organisation.
What is the link between Albert László Barabási, Krisztina Passuth, Dieter Rahms, and Pál Frenák? Beyond their outstanding cultural contribution, they are connected by the Moholy-Nagy Award, of which they are the holders along with 14 of their peers. Since 2006, the award is presented each year to an individual whose outstanding artistic, research, or creative activity is founded on the same values as those of the university and its eponym.
Drought, famine, war, and global warming have become everyday reality. What could we do to help these take a more positive turn? The Social Design Network 2023 conference focuses on crisis and emergency management whether natural, social, or political. Use of the social design toolset can yield realistic solutions and spark positive changes, as discussed at the On the Verge: Design in Times of Crisis international conference at MOME.
The Manage [it] Yourself professional roundtable discussion, on the collaboration between artists and managers, and on self-management, is organised for the 10th year in a row by the Art and Design Management programme. The Career Paths anniversary event of the Budapest Design Week 2023 event programme featured students who had graduated in the previous 10 years from the programme sharing their experience.