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Transylvania through the eyes of a photographer from Cluj


Tip eveniment
Perioada Expozitie
11.10.2019 - 17.11.2019
  • 17:00 - Deschidere
  • 23:00 - Inchidere
In the period between the two world wars, the work of Fotofilm, a company based in Cluj, represents an important but still little-explored chapter in Transylvania’s history of photography. One of Fotofilm's main activities in the second half of the 1930s was publishing picture postcard. Most of the images can be related to Dénes Szabó (1907–1982), a professional photographer from Cluj, who was a photographer at Fotofilm at the time. The exhibition “Transylvania through the eyes of a photographer from Cluj” presents a selection of the landscapes by Fotofilm. There are more than 3 000 glass negatives, currently safe kept by the National Széchényi Library, that cover these themes.