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Rio+20 poster exhibition in Budapest

D&T
June 26, 2012

Eighty posters of environmental subject could be seen for five days in the hall of the Representatives Office (Képviselõi Irodaház) in Budapest until early this week to coincide with the Rio+20 international environmental conference in Brazil. The exhibition now goes on a nationwide tour.

The exhibition was co-organized by the Brazilian Embassy in Budapest and the Hungarian Poster Society. Eighty works by thirty artists from thirty countries called attention – many of them very in a very ingenious way – to the importance of environmental protection and on the occasion of the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro.

On one wall, you could see posters made for the Rio conference twenty years ago, including one by Hungarian artist István Orosz. Another group of works was created by applied and fine artists, members of the Hungarian Poster Society in 2007, while the third part included the actual posters, images of the GLOB-ALL MIX 2012 exhibition.

The current exhibition, which was opened by the Brazilian Ambassador to Hungary, Sérgio Edurado Moreira Lima, was the idea of Brazilian designer Felipe Taborda. It can be seen in 43 countries simultaneously. In Hungary, it takes a national tour after leaving Budapest.

The Rio+20 conference in Rio de Janeiro was attended, among others, by Hungarian President János Áder, as well, who called for international cooperation and community-based education programs to make water policy in the world more efficient.

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