researcher, steering board
(*1953, Budapest, Hungary)
Edit András is an art historian and art critic. She holds a PhD in art history from Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. She is a senior member of Institute of Art History of HAS Research Centre for the Humanties, Budapest and visiting professor at CEU (Central European University, Budapest, Vienna). Her main interest concerns East-Central European contemporary art, gender issues, socially engaged and public art, critical theories, post-socialist condition and nationalism in the region. She was member of the Advisory Board and researcher of Hungary of the exhibition Gender Check: Femininity and Masculinity in the Art of Eastern Europe, MUMOK, Vienna, 2008-09. She was core member of the seminar series Writing Art History in Eastern-Central Europe, organized by The Research and Academic Program at the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, USA, 2010-11. She curated the exhibition Imagined communities, Personal imaginations / Private Nationalism Budapest, Municipal Gallery, Kiscelli Museum, Budapest Gallery, 2015 and organized the international conference Visualising the Nation, Budapest, 2015. She co-curated the exhibition Universal Hospitality at the City Festival of Wiener Festwochen, Vienna, 2016, at MeetFactory and FUTURA in Prague, 2017. She has participated in several international conferencences and workshops as invited speaker and published numerous essays in collected volumes, catalogues and professional journals, including Artmargins, e-flux, Idea, Third text, springerin. She edited Transitland. Video Art from Central and Eastern Europe 1989-2009. Budapest, 2009.