Virág Major

Freelance Cultural Manager, Hungary

Virág Major is a freelance cultural manager based in Berlin, working with the Center for Art and Urbanism (ZK/U). Her current projects are the 'Value of Culture,' which looks at artistic work with refugees and its value in the Berlin context; 'Tanközlöny', a non-formal artistic educational project in Hungary based on methods developed by reform pedagogue Célestin Freinet; and 'Urban Bees - bees, ecology, democracy', a project of democratic learning through art and with the help of bees. She has worked mostly in Budapest in the field of visual arts, from gallery assistance in contemporary galleries, to project management for the Contemporary Architecture Center in Budapest, and in her latest position as cultural manager of the Vasarely Museum - Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest until September 2016. Previously she worked at the curatorial department of dOCUMENTA(13), and in Portugal at the immigrant association Solidariedade Imigrante. She is interested in the art of resilience from a climate and migration perspective.

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