Underground and Improvisation. Alternative Music and Art after 1968

Emese Kürti

Emese Kürti (born 1976) is an art historian, art critic and researcher, based in Budapest. Between 2009 and 2015 she worked for the Ludwig Museum in Budapest. Currently she is the head of acb ResearchLab, founded for the research and presentation of the neo-avantgarde tendencies. She holds a PhD in Film, Media and Contemporary Culture from Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. Her dissertation suggests a new interpretation for the emerging neo-avantgarde based on experimental music in Hungary. Her current research focuses on the experimental art of the sixties and seventies, and the poetical aspects of the actionism. Her recent publications include Screaming Hole. Poetry, Sound and Action as Intermedia Practice in the Work of Katalin Ladik (acb ResearchLab, 2017).

 

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