Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives
Zsuzsa Zádori, with the Archives since 1995, is Senior Audiovisual Archivist. She holds an MA in Hungarian Literature and Ethnography from Kossuth University in Debrecen, Hungary, and certificates in Audio-Visual Management from the University of New South Wales (1999), and Electronic Records Management from aiim.org (2012). Zsuzsa has curated film series of propaganda, fiction and non-fiction works, and made video installations for exhibitions concerning the Cold War, Communism, and human rights at Blinken OSA. She launched the Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival in Budapest in 2004, and directed it until 2008. She also participated in the No Roma video installation, a collage of racist films about Roma, exhibited at the Venice Biennale in 2007. Intermittently, Zsuzsa has worked at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (UN-ICTR) as Audiovisual Archivist in charge of audio redaction (2008–2012), and was Manager of the Chechen Archives in Bern, Switzerland, from 2012 to February 2013. At Blinken OSA, Zsuzsa is in charge of audiovisual digitization for preservation and access, and collaborates in developing metadata schemes and best practices for description of moving image and sound collections.