Image courtesy of Museum.HU
Image Courtesy of Museum.HU
In commemoration of András Bohár (1961-2006)
February 21-March 30, 2008
András Bohár was a philosopher, aesthetician, critic and artist. He was born in Budapest in 1961. He was graduated at the Teachers’ Training-College in Budapest and at the Faculty of Arts at the ELTE University in philosophy in 1982. Between 1996 and 2003 he was a teacher at the JPTE,. From2003 he was a professor at the University of Kaposvár. The field of his research was: the anthropological, ethical philosophical and aesthetical dimensions of the culture , the hermeneutical reception of the current avant-garde (visual and experimental poetry, electrography.
He was a member of the Critical Section of the Hungarian Writers’ Association from 1994. He was also a member of the Hungarian Philosophical Society, The Saint Stephan Association, the National Association of Hungarian Artists and the Hungarian Workshop. He was a founder and member of the Hungarian Electrographic Art Association from 2001. He created the philosophic conception and gave the name of the Matrices Program. András Bohár was an aesthetician, philosopher, visual artist who coped with the problems of open culture: he tried to harmonize Heidegger’s ontology, Gadamer’s hermeneutics and the discourse-ethic of Habermas.
He was an emblematic figure of the Hungarian actual avant-garde. His fields: contemporary literature, art, visual poetry, electrography. He had several scolarships: 1993-1995 Kállai Ernő, 1996 Móricz Zsigmond, 1996-1999 Soros, 2001 Bihari Ottó, 2002-2005 Bólyai János. He did his Ph.D. in 2001, he habilitated in 2004. He died unexpectedly at the age of 45 (24th February 2006)
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