Oliver Basciano: The State is not a Work of Art at Tallinn Art Hall

(…) Conversely, there’s Szabolcs KissPál’s From Fake Mountains to Faith (Hungarian Triology) (2016), a faux museum-display that traces the folkloric myths currently being deployed in Hungarian extreme nationalism. My ski-jacketed pal might have liked, without irony, the relics on show in KissPál’s work – I can imagine him waxing lyrical on the mystical significance of the Turul bird to his political brethren in Hungary – but he’s never going to be persuaded from his poisonous path by the majority of the works here, propaganda or not. (…)


Artreview, 26.03.2018