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Lászlό Rajk

Architect and designer, a former Hungarian dissident. A Doctor of Liberal Arts from Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Faculty of Architecture. In 1998, he was one of the founders of the Network of Free Initiatives and the Liberal Party, the Alliance of Free Democrats. Between 1990–1996 he has a Member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Committee on Culture and Member of the Parliament. Since 1992 he has worked as a Professor of Film Architecture at the Hungarian Film Academy in Budapest. From 1995–98 he was an advisor to the Hungarian National UNESCO Committee (World Heritage). In 2003, he became Legal Cultural Advisor to the European Union. A winner of numerous awards, including the Imre Prize (for the design of the reburying of the Martyrs of 1956), and in 2005, Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit and the Solidarity Award (Poland). Since 2014 giving lectures and master classes at the Center for Human Values at Princeton University, at the Library of Congress in Washington and the Film Factory Sarajevo University. Art director of “Son of Saul” which wonOscar andGrand Prix at Cannes Festival in 2015.

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