Bio

Peter Sarkozi (1982)

Peter Sarkozi studied photography at Budapest College of Communication and Business and media design at Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design. He is a member of the Random Association since 2013 and the Association of Hungarian Photographers since 2017. He is a lecturer at Budapest Metropolitan University since 2016.

Education:

2013 – 2016 Media Design MA, Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design
2010 – 2013 Photographer BA, Budapest College of Communication and Business
2003 – 2006 Applied Photographer, THEBA Art Academy
2004 – 2006 Graphic Designer, THEBA Art Academy

Memberships:

Member of the Random Association since 2013
Member of Studio of Young Photographers (Hungary) 2008 – 2017
Member of The Association of Hungarian Journalists 2008 – 2016

Grants and Awards:

2016 Hellodesign Talent Award, best Media Design graduation project
2015 Video-Art Special Prize, 18th Zoom Festiwal
2013 National Conference of Art Students’ Associations, Installation section 2nd prize
2012 Artistic Achievement Award, 19th National Student Film Festival (Hungary)
2010 Korolto Prize, Ministry of National Resources (Hungary)

Group Exhibitions:

2017 everywhere you look | fiatal magyar fotósok, VILTIN Gallery, Budapest
2016 Enter, Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary
2016 Art Market, Budapest, Hungary
2016 Young Kertész, Young Hungarians, Hungarian Cultural Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria
2015 Young Kertész, Young Hungarians, Accademia d’Ungheria in Roma, Rome, Italy
2015 Art Market, Budapest, Hungary
2015 6PM Your Local Time, Ephemeral Transfer Station Art Gallery, Budapest, Hungary, curator: Hunor Fogarasi
2015 Essl Art Award, Budapest Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2014 Totally Lost, Fondation de l’Architecture et de l’Ingénierie, Luxembourg
2014 Young Kertesz & Young Hungarians, Galerie STP, Greifswald, Germany, curators: Joanna Vasdeki, Jeff Vanderpool
2014 Art Market, Budapest, Hungary
2014 Selection II, Gogol 9 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary, curators: Luca Gőbölyös and Dezső Szabó
2013 Young Kertesz and young hungarians, Long Room, Athene, Greece, curators: Joanna Vasdeki, Jeff Vanderpool
2013 Art Market, Budapest, Hungary
2013 Totally Lost, Ex Deposito ATR, Largo Savonarola, Forlí, Italy
2013 Budapest Art Expo Fresh VI. – International Biennial of Young Artists, ArtMill, Szentendre, Hungary
2013 National Conference of Art Students’ Associations, Eger, Hungary
2012 A Nose for Pixels, Hungarian House of Photography – Mai Manó House, Budapest, Hungary, curator: Ágnes Eperjesi
2012 Random, Hungarian House of Photography – Mai Manó House, Budapest, Hungary, curator: Károly Kincses
2012 The Firsts, Hungarian House of Photography – Mai Manó House, Budapest, Hungary, curator: Luca Gőbölyös and Dezső Szabó
2011 Hungarian Photo Biennial Dunaújváros, Intercisa Museum, Dunaújváros, Hungary
2011 Selection, Living Room Cafe, Pécs, Hungary, curator: Luca Gőbölyös
2010 Koroltó, Madách Cultural Center, Vác, Hungary
2009 A step beyond, Galerie Treppenhaus, Erlangen, Germany, curator: Horst Klover
2008 A step beyond, VAM Design Center, Budapest, Hungary, curator: Horst Klover
2008 9th ARC Billboard and Citylight Exhibition, 1956 Memorial Square, Budapest, Hungary
2008 inFUSION, Boulevard & Brezsnyev Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2008 1st PhotoPort, Chili bár, Budapest, Hungary
2007 Shalomfest, The Rumbach Sebestyen Street Synagogue, Budapest, Hungary
2007 Hungarian Photo Biennial Dunaújváros, Intercisa Museum, Dunaújváros, Hungary
2006 Only Graves, Taban Cinema, Budapest, Hungary, curator: Magdolna Vékás
2006 8th ARC Billboard and Citylight Exhibition, 1956 Memorial Square, Budapest, Hungary
2005 2nd Cultural Bridge Art Festival, Tata, Hungary
2005 Unprotected Buildings Protected, Tranzit Art Cafe, Budapest, Hungary, curator: Ibolya Cs. Plank
2005 6th ARC Billboard and Citylight Exhibition, 1956 Memorial Square, Budapest, Hungary
2005 Blow-Ups, Erzsébetváros Community Center, Budapest, Hungary, curator: Ibolya Cs. Plank
2004 1st Cultural Bridge Art Festival,Tata, Hungary

Solo Exhibitions:

2015 Conceptions, Random Gallery, Budapest, Hungary, curator: Ágnes Eperjesi
2013 Exhibition of Peter Sarkozi, Castro Bistro, Budapest, Hungary
2012 The Abandoned Pestújhely Hospital, Bavarian Pub, Budapest, Hungary
2011 The Colors of War, Novák Photo Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

Screenings:

2017 Agora-Savaria Movie Theatre, Szombathely, Hungary
2016 Random Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2016 La.Meko 2016 – Internationales Kurzfilmfestival, Landau, Germany
2015 18th Zoom Festiwal, Jelenia Góra, Poland
2014 All Glitched Up, Tate Britain, London, United Kingdom
2014 Strange Viewpoints short film night, Attention – A hely, Budapest, Hungary
2014 Facade Video Festival, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2014 Valley of Arts Festival, Taliándörögd, Hungary
2013 Facade Video Festival, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2013 20th National Student Film Festival of Hungary, Budapest, Hungary
2012 19th National Student Film Festival of Hungary, Budapest, Hungary
2012 8th Göcsej Film Festival, Göcsej, Hungary