During my studies in Budapest, our specified project was based upon the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. The project evolved gradually as months passed, resulting in a broader concept which began to convey themes of identity and
My concept manifested from identity through clothing, as one's freedom of expression and individuality was stripped during 1950’s Hungary. This left the people dressing in a dull and uniformed manner. Each person blended in with one another and many were forced to hide, otherwise face repercussions. Both men and women were expected to dress accordingly. However, there were subtle acts of defiance which I found brave and inspiring. For example, women would spend their time on manicures as this was not as visible as nail polish or jewellery. This was important for Hungarian women, but even this was deemed a dangerous practice. 
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