Archive for the ‘Budapest reports’ Category

This video is a report I made together with Zsolt Balog on Roma rappers in Budapest. Through the account of four Roma rappers from the District VIII of Budapest we wanted to demonstrate how Roma rap is perceived by them and by the majority. They represent three generations in Roma rap music. Báró started his career in […]


In this post I will showcase three of my favorite projects which I think demonstrate the “Power of We”. This blog hasn’t been updated for a while but I thought Blog Action Day 2012 was a good reason to write a few lines on what I had done and where in the past couple of […]


Today I was walking to work at Blaha Square when I saw something that made my day. We have some youth groups who are involved in politics but they are not actually participating in anything seriously. Their most important goal (and role) is to point at those events and decisions in Hungarian politics that are […]


A friend of mine made this pic. Actually, I met him first at the Budapest Pride march 2 years ago. Somehow it has become a routine to start debating before summer on the late-summer one afternoon long pride march. The question is always: will there be a pride march this year, or not? Yesterday Mandiner […]


After that a Hungarian tech blogger shared two HDR time-lapse videos of Budapest, I started to look for other time-lapse pieces on Youtube, and actually found out that a very talented guy (judging by the works he and his colleagues shared), Péter Dancsó photographed the most beautiful Budapest time-lapse video I’ve ever seen. You can […]


Margaret Bridge

04Aug10

I was sure it was not only me who loved watching the construction site of Margaret Bridge from the tram. The first video was recorded quite recently by me, the second one is by someone who had shot his video when they had been renovating the other (Northern) side of the bridge. Last summer the […]


Strange Country

11Jul10

This is at Deák Square in Budapest. This wall as far as I know was the place to lot of urban art projects, now it is a place where everyone can read and comment the Manifesto of National Cooperation, in Hungarian abbreviated to NENYI. Economist’s Eastern Approaches blog wrote about this a week ago: AN […]