Emese Kürti

Emese Kürti (Hungary)

Researcher, Museum of Fine Arts - Central European Research Institute for Art History (KEMKI)
Visegrad Scholarship at OSA
Attendance Period: 
Oct/2023 - Dec/2023
Research Title: 
The Solitude of Revolution. Invasion as Trauma and Solidarity in the 1968 Dissident Culture in Eastern Europe and Beyond
Emese Kürti is an art historian and researcher based in Budapest. Between 2021 and 2023, she was a Deputy Director at the Museum of Fine Arts – Central European Research Institute for Art History (KEMKI). Previously, she was a researcher at Artpool Art Research Center, a lecturer at the Central European University (CEU), and an art historian at the Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art. She is a member of the Hungarian Section of AICA and the NEP4Dissent international research network. Her research focuses include Neo-Avant-Garde practices in Eastern Europe and Yugoslavia, the concepts of minorities, and women’s positions in experimental art. She holds a Ph.D. in Film, Media, and Cultural Theory from Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), her dissertation was published by L’Harmattan, Budapest in 2018. The last book she co-edited with Zsuzsa László What Will Be Already Exists: Temporalities of Cold War Archives in East-Central Europe and Beyond was published by Transcript Verlag in 2021.