According to the press release, Bourel started to take photos of the Budapest Jewish quarter in the mid-nineties. His works are accompanied by text associations of a young poet and rapper, namely Péter Závada, famous for being the MC of Akkezdet Phiai.
About Rumbach Street Synagogue: the Austrian architect, Otto Wagner designed the building in the style of status quo ante bellum. Today the building belongs to the Hungarian Jewish community organisation MAZSIHISZ.
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