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Contemplating Time, Ann Francis, Ireland

It has become a tradition for the International Association "Euro Foto Art" (AIEFA) to organize in partnership with the Museum of the Land of Crișuri - Museum Complex, through the section of the Museum of Oradea, and with the support of Summit Agro Romania, under the auspices of the International Federation of Photographic Art UNESCO), exhibitions of the work of the 52 AIEFA Partner Organizations in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. In this context, 72 monocolor and color photographs, made by the members of the “Biatorbágy” Photoclub (HU), will be installed on the walls of the longest-lived permanent photographic art gallery in Romania: Bozzai Attila, Csörögi Dóra, Frindt Péter, Jandó Zsuzsa, Kigyós Lajos, Kiss Andrea, Magyar János, Maráczi László, Mátrai Sándor, Pintér Zsuzsanna, Solymos Ákos, Szabolcs Eszter, Szécsényi Zsuzsa and Tonomár Mónika. In 2009 a group of friends were touched by the joy of photography, the following year laying the foundations of an association, in order to turn the hobby concern into consecration. The new association has joined the Hungarian Photoclub Union (MAFOSZ). The works of the members participated with great success both individually in various international competitions, as well as Club collections in those organized under the auspices of the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP). In this context, in 2012, 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2021, the Photoclub's collections won the title of MAFOSZ Organization of the Year, and in 2016 it received the “Karikó János” cultural award from the City of Biatorbágy. In 2020, the collection of the Biatorbágy Photo Club (HU) won the “World Cup of Photo Clubs”, organized by AIEFA. Also, in 2018, the Photoclub's collection obtained the 11th place at the FIAP World Cup. Also with the Chiaroscuro Photo Club in Piove di Sacco (Italy), Sille Sanat Sarayi (Turkey) and Catchlight Camera Club (Northern Ireland) a number of joint photo projects were organized. Being a Fotoclub collection, the theme of the exhibition is varied, being present most of the genres of photographic art: reportage, nature, sports, landscapes, drone images, architecture, portraits, Hungarian and Romanian folk traditions and customs, respectively from Asia, macro photography, underwater and essays. It is to be appreciated that several subjects were photographed in different picturesque places of Romania. "The collection of" Biatorbágy "(HU) photographers can be characterized by a simplicity in approaching the subjects photographed and by the special artistic value of the exhibits". Also, the way of illuminating the images and their message will conquer the visiting public ", states the curator of the exhibition the artist photographer Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP, ESFIAP. The opening of the international exhibition will take place on Sunday, April 10, 2022, at 11:00, in the Euro Photo Art Gallery, FIAP Exhibition Center Oradea - Romania, within the Museum of the Land of Crișurilor - Museum Complex, Oradea City Museum section. During the opening, the special medal of the International Federation of Photographic Art will be awarded to the artist Florinan Chelu Madeva, the founder of the Rock Philharmonic Oradea, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of his life. The event will be broadcast online on the Association's Facebook page: The musical moments of the opening will be offered by the Rock Philharmonic Oradea artists, who will perform several pieces from the international repertoire. The exhibition of Hungarian photographers can be visited until 06.05.2022, from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:00 to 18:00 (Monday - closed). The exhibited images can also be admired on the website of the International Association:

Biatorbágy Photoclub Member Exhibition (HU) - April 2022