“I Hunt for Photos Where the Photographer Captured Their Own World” – Interview with Fortepan Founder Miklós Tamási (Hungary Today)

Hungary Today: “I Hunt for Photos Where the Photographer Captured Their Own World” – Interview with Fortepan Founder Miklós Tamási. “Since its 2010 launch, Fortepan has slowly become Hungary’s most popular photo archive. The creator of the project, Miklós Tamási, launched the photo collection to document what everyday life was like in Hungary from the end of the 19th century until the democratic political transition in 1990. Today, there are not many people in Hungary who have never stumbled upon content from the online archive as dozens of articles and photo galleries are illustrated with pictures from here each and every day. – Today Fortepan is the most widely-known and used photo archive in Hungary. There is almost no newspaper reader or internet user who has not come across photos from here. What is the key to its success, and how is this archive different from any other?”

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