Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design
Women's fight against power
Agression and self-destruction in the artistic practices of Eastern European women in the 1970s-1980s
Design Theory MA
Institute for Theoretical Studies
Year of project
In my research, I examine the work of female artists from the Central European region produced in the 1970s and 1980s.
These women used aggressive and radical gestures as a defence mechanism against pain and the experience of being a woman. They attempted to override the unequal and subordinate female experience in a rather masculine artistic institutional system.
My aim is to examine the work of Hungarian neo-avant-garde female artists in the context of international oeuvres using similar artistic strategies.