Hungarian Ambassador intervenes Against “anti-Hungarian” Art Exhibition in Linz

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via http://pusztaranger.wordpress.com (translated by Jasmina Tumbas – see German version below.)

 

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Political art with the predicate particularly valuable: The Hungarian Ambassador to Austria intervenes against the “racist, anti-Hungarian” exhibition opening in Linz. The Salzburg Hungarian Cub, closely allied with the Hungarian Jobbik, provides the necessary e-mail terror against the organizers. The artist Marika Schmiedt shows, among other things, parallels between the national socialist and present-day hatred towards Roma – among other places, also in Hungary, along with a sharp criticism of Fidesz and Jobbik. The ambassador tried to undermine the Roma artist and activist in his in semi-official communication,  accusing Schmiedt of “hostility against Roma,” because her work thematizes the word “Gypsy Cutlet,” and insinuating that, after all, the “socialists” must be behind this…. (SPÖ)

Event Tip: “Thoughts are Free” Exhibition by Marika Schmiedt
Opening: Monday, 7. October 2013, 4:30pm, Altes Rathaus Linz, Hauptplatz 1…

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