Tag: Urban Hungary

… And the Street Goes on

Ian M. Cook , August 11th, 2021


Népszínház utca is a street that begs to be the subject of study. Its name, People’s Theatre Street, produces expectations that are fully met. Its surroundings are a…


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Red Sludge on the Blue Danube

Ian M. Cook , August 11th, 2021


In Almásfüzitő, a small factory settlement on the banks of the Danube, hazardous waste is being used to create a topsoil to cover solidified red sludge – residue…


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Red Mud, a Divided Settlement and the Toxic Waste Poisoning Hungary

Ian M. Cook , August 11th, 2021


Environmentalists, and the EU, have long voiced concern over a toxic waste site on the banks of the Danube in northern Hungary. So why do most locals living…


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Budapest Soundwalks

Ian M. Cook , August 11th, 2021


Budapest Soundwalks: field recordings and sound art from the community of the Central European University. The featured work was produced as part of an MA course in Sound…


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The Life and Times of Red Mud Reservoir № VII

Ian M. Cook , August 11th, 2021


‘The Life and Times of Red Mud Reservoir № VII’ is a collaboration between an anthropologist (me, Ian M. Cook) and a graphic artist/illustrator (Gyula Németh) about a…


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