07.17 - 04.10 2020

Artpool Art Research Center / Museum of Fine Arts - alternative art presence
GALÁNTAI HOUSE | KAPOLCS, KOSSUTH U. 53. | open at weekends, by appointment
In Artpool’s fifth decade today lasts from the day after tomorrow to the day before yesterday.
2020➔ the integration of doubts/doubles and chance
The number of the Galántai house was changed from 55 to 53 in 2019, which has opened up a new interpretation of our existence. On the one hand, in numerology the number 53 is 5+3, i. e. 8. The number 8 is the number of passion, which helps people achieve the goals they set themselves. On the other hand, the number 8 can also be seen as a Möbius strip, which significantly increases the potentials of this number. This is why the exhibition event was given the title: The Mystery of the Möbius Strip.
We organised a Möbius exhibition to draw attention to the aesthetic values of pure thought and, not least, to protect it from the aggressive approach that Max Born called naive realism. The followers of this approach tend to stigmatise thinking as speculation and try to smother it in the name of simplicity. They reject unconventional movements of the mind, those that are removed from immediate experience – which the Möbius strip could be a model for – in the spirit of common sense. They regard pure thought as abstract to deprive others and themselves of the ability to think, which is the most human ability of all. (Miklós Erdély, 1975)

György Galántai: Möbius Bridge (made for the Möbius exhibition in 1975)


TIME-Möbius - Miklós Erdély

The Mystery of the Möbius Strip - documents and uses of the Möbius strip

Katalin Haász / Ilona Keserü / Lygia Clark

Keizo Ushio

Max Bill

Plamen Yordanov / Jeremy Guy / Aase Texmon Rygh / Jim Milner

Heinz Schmid / Gordon Aitcheson / Mark Carroll / Alan White

Thomas Joynes / John Robinson / Richard Fox / Eva Calder Powel

Michael Binkley / Christopher Sage / Wendy Taylor


monitor - Möbius pieces

film screening - Unit Moebius - Boiler Room St Petersburg


K53/portal/sound curtain > Moebius Neumeier Engler / Kárpát Möbiusz

K53/sculpture window > Terry Riley / Max Richter / Hiroshi Yoshimura / Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto / Pierre Boulez

K53/wood shed > Philip Corner / The Future Sound Of London

K53/barn > Tom Waits / John Mayall / James Brown

GALÁNTAI HOUSE | venues of the sound spaces | AREA 51

K53> Galántai house invitation

K51> Area 51 invitation

K55> 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019

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