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Eva Fisli

Curator, Hungarian National Museum

Fisli is a former student of the Eötvös Collegium, where she graduated in History and Literature from Eötvös University, Budapest. In 2012 she obtained a PhD in political sciences from Sciences Po Paris and ELTE Budapest. Between 2005 and 2009 she was a registrar and an exhibition coordinator at the Hungarian National Museum, Budapest.

From Fall 2009 she has been working in the Historical Photo Department of the Museum, as a responsible for the international photocollection. From 2012 she has been the secretary of the Hungarian Society for the History of Photography.

Recent publications:

#RemembranceOblivionPhotography In: Memory  Lab. Photography challenges history, ed. by Gabriella Uhl, European Month of Photography (EMOP asbl),  Győr (HU), 2014, 182-185.

 Sfogliare la cipolla: strati di ricerca su materiale Capa / Peeling the Onion: Layers of the Capa Oeuvre In Beatrix Lengyel (ed), Robert Capa in Italia, Fratelli Alinari – Hungarian National Museum, Florence (Italy), 2013. 14-25. co-author with Beatrix Lengyel

The Participant Visitior. Annexe to the Robert Capa / The Gambler exhibition), Budapest, 2014.

Imagines Memoriae In Beatrix Cs. Lengyel—Eva Fisli (eds) Tablecloth. From Family Photos to the Views of Family, HNM, Budapest, 2010

Curatorial works:

Aliza Auerbach /Survivors, Hungarian National Museum, Budapest, June 2014 – November 2014

Robert Capa / The Gambler. Hungarian National Museum, Budapest, September 2013 – January 2014

La Chine d’hier par /China, yesterday by/ Ergy Landau. Hungarian Institute, Paris. April-June 2013

Views of Kertész. André Kertész and Hungary, Hungarian National Museum, Budapest, 30 September—31 December 2011 (co-curator with Emöke Tomsics)

Metropolian Icons. Paris and New York without Kertész, Hungarian National Museum, Budapest, 24 June-26 June 2011 (co-curator with Emöke Tomsics)


André Kertész Retrospective, exhibition organized by the Jeu de Paume, Paris in collaboration with the Hungarian National Museum, Budapest, 29 September – 31 December 2011

Coordination of SETSE-project in Hungary (Seeing European Culture Through a Stranger’s Eye), a collaboration of 8 countries with the exchange of 8 photographers in 2009-2010


Hidden Routes (Budapest by “blind people”). Project for the Subjective Budapest Maps exhibition in Galeria Centralis, OSA Archives, Budapest, 20 October—2 December 2010 (with Júlia Róbert and Piroska Varga)

“Pavés”. Violent and Symbolic Occupations of Space in 1968, exhibition at the former Akku Cultural Center, Budapest, 5 February–5 March 2009

Eva Fisli