Daniel Kovalovszky ( b.1979, Budapest, Hungary ) is a photographer working on long-term documentary-conceptual projects. He lives and works in Hungary. Kovalovszky's works have been exhibited in several galleries and museums including the Hungarian National Gallery, Hungarian House of Photography, Kunsthalle Budapest, Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center, National Museum - Warsaw. 

 

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Solo shows :

 

2021 : An Infernal Play, Hegyvidék Gallery, Budapest, HUN 

2020 : An Infernal Play, Memorial House, Recsk Forced Labor Camp, HUN

2017 : Green Silence - Forest Hideout,  Ferenczy Museum, Szentendre,  HUN

2013 : Green Silence,  The Hungarian House of Photography, Budapest, HUN                                              

2012 : Green Silence, Month of Photography, Hungarian Cultural Institute, Bratislava, SVK

2010 : Memory Factory, Lumen Gallery, Budapest, HUN

2009 : Memory Factory, The Hungarian House of Photography, Budapest, HUN

2007 : Shooting Stars, Raiffeisen Bank Gallery, Budapest, HUN

 

 

Group shows  ( selected ) :

 

2021 : Images of Light, 2nd National Salon, Kunsthalle, Budapest, HUN

2020 : Eight Weeks, Hungarian photographers during the pandemic, Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center, Budapest, HUN

2019 : Black Light, Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaujvaros, HUN 

2018 : Robert Capa Grand Prize Hungary 2018 exhibition, Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center, Budapest, HUN

2017 : Viewfinders – Hungarian photography 1967-2017, Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center, Budapest, HUN

2017 : The Way They See. An Overview of Hungarian Photography, National Museum, Warsaw, Poland

2016 : Hungary Through Subjective Lenses, Parvis de l'Hôtel de Ville, Paris, FRA

2016 : Pecsi Jozsef Photography Grant 1991-2016, Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center, Budapest, HUN

2016 : One Day in Budapest, The Hungarian House of Photography, Budapest, HUN

2016 : Biosphere, Art Zone, Sziget Festival Budapest, HUN

2016 : Pictures and Pixels, National Salon, Kunsthalle, Budapest, HUN

2016 : 13 MIRRORS - Contemporary Hungarian Photography, Prospekto Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

2015 : Water, Milano Expo, Hungarian Pavilion, selected by the Hungarian House of Photography, IT 

2014 : Art Market Budapest Fair, International Contemporary  Art Fair, Millenaris Convention Center, HUN 

2013 : Hungarian Art Photography in the New Millennium, Hungarian National Gallery, HUN 

2012 : Budapest Positive, The Hungarian House of Photography, Budapest, HUN

2012 : Budapest Positive, National Museum of Tirana, ALB

2012 : Art Market Budapest Fair, International Contemporary  Art Fair, Millenaris Convention Center, HUN 

2012 : Other Worlds, The Art Gallery at Flannels, Leeds, UK

2011 : Foto8 Summershow 2011, Host Gallery, London, UK

2010 : Present Continuous I-IV, Gallery of Contemporary Art Celje, SLO

2009 : Present Continuous I-IV, Central European House of Photography, Bratislava, SVK

2008 : Present Continuous I-IV, The Hungarian House of Photography, Budapest, HUN

2006 : Present Continuous I-IV, Month of Photography Krakow, POL

 

 

Publications  ( selected ) :

 

05/2022 : PUNKT, interview by A Feher Vera, HUN

05/2022 : PUNKT, text by Daniel Kovalovszky, HUN

10/2021 : TELEX, edited by Szabolcs Barakonyi, HUN

09/2021 : PUNKT, edited by Laszlo Baki, HUN

05/2020 : Publico P3 Magazine, interview by Ana Sofia Maia, Lisboa, Portugal

03/2020 : Esquire Magazine, text by Tatiana Meidman, Moscow, Russia

03/2020 : Yogurt Magazine, curated by Francesca Baldazzi, Rome, Italy

11/2019 : Burn Magazine, Emerging Photographer Fund, curated by David Alan Harvey, USA

04/2018 : Harvard Design Magazine, Into the Woods, text by Rosetta S. Elkin, USA

11/2017 : Mozgo Vilag, text by Laszlo Gardonyi, HUN

11/2017 : Vulgaris Magazine, edited by James Lewicki, Canada

11/2017 : Phases Magazine, edited by Alexis Vasilikos, GREECE

04/2017 : iGNANT, text by Nina Blace, Berlin, Germany

03/2017 : Don't Take Pictures, Issue 8, edited by Kat Kiernan, USA

02/2017 : la Repubblica, Robinson, edited by Giulia Tico, Italy

11/2015 : Lenscratch Fine Art Photography Daily, edited by Aline Smithson, USA  

05/2015 : Lenscratch Fine Art Photography Daily, edited by Aline Smithson, USA 

04/2015 : Aint-Bad Magazine, edited by Kory Kingsley, USA 

04/2015 : F-Stop Photography Magazine, Featured Artist, curated by Christy Karpinski, USA  

05/2014 : PERDIZ Magazine / Issue 4 - Nice Things, edited by Marta Puigdemasa, Barcelona, Spain  

04/2014 : F-Stop Photography Magazine, edited by Christy Karpinski, USA

03/2014 : Phaidon Online, edited by Mat Smith, London UK 

02/2014 : Dodho Magazine, edited by Máximo Panés, Barcelona, Spain 

02/2014 : Journal du Design, Montpellier, France  

01/2014 : IL Post, text by Giulia Ticozzi, Milan, Italy 

 

 

Works in collections :

 

Private collections - Hungary, Germany, Switzerland, USA

Public collections - Raiffeisen Bank, Hungarian Museum of Photography

 

 

Awards and Grants :

 

2021 : Scholarship of Hungarian National Cultural Fund

2020 : Scholarship of Hungarian National Cultural Fund

2019 : Emerging Photographer Fund 2019 - Burn Magazine, finalist, USA 

2018 : Scholarship of Hungarian National Cultural Fund 

2017 : Robert Capa Photography Fellowship, Budapest, Hungary 

2016 : Scholarship of Hungarian National Cultural Fund 

2014 : Scholarship of Hungarian National Cultural Fund

2012 : Scholarship of Hungarian National Cultural Fund 

2008 : Junior Prima Award, Budapest, Hungary

2008 : Photography Grant of Budapest, Hungary

2006 - 2008 : Jozsef Pecsi Photography Scholarship, Hungary

2003 : Scholarship of Hungarian National Cultural Fund