What remains of the old apartments and studios once inhabited by the likes of André Kertész, Rózsi Klein and Brassai? Who is lucky enough to live there now? And how do they live? The photographer Gabriella Cseh puts in context contemporary images of the spaces by presenting them alongside historical documents showing the spaces as they were. This process offers the visitor the opportunity to play the role of an investigator and voyeur: What links these two spaces together? What influence do they have on the people who live their now? What are the stories and relationships that emerge in a space whose presence is inscribed in an increasingly complex continuity?
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