Video, colour, sound, 15 min., Hungarian with English subtitles, 2006

Havanna was a two-month intervention in the Havanna housing project in Budapest in 2006, involving the rental, restoration and running of one of the many empty shops in the neighbourhood as a “Business Advice Seeking Office”. The video is a self-reflexive documentation of the intervention narrated by the artist. (M.E.)

MIKLÓS ERHARDT, visual artist
Lives and works in Budapest and Vienna. His works negotiate the interfaces of social and artistic subject areas. Solo exhibition at the Vienna Secession: Footnote to Bare Life in a Display Window, Empty Shops, Havanna, Vienna, 2008.


Photo top of this page: © Miklós Erhardt