Daniel Kovalovszky ( b.1979 ) lives in Budapest, Hungary. After graduating from high school he studied portrait photography and photojournalism in Budapest, and has been working as a photographer since 2001. Between 2001 and 2010 he made several documentary photography essays, mostly about aging in Hungary. Over the last few years he has become deeply interested in landscape and portrait photography, working on long-term and conceptual projects. 

 

Solo shows

 

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 )

 

2017 : Viewfinders – Hungarian photography 1967-2017, Robert Capa Center, 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 )

 

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

01/2018 : Analog Magazine, interview by Daniel Espinoza, Swiss

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

11/2017 : PHROOM Magazine, edited by Giangiacomo Cirla, Italy

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

12/2015 : Don't Take Pictures, Photo of the Day, edited by Kat Kiernan, USA

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

07/2015 : Forward Thinking Museum, JGS Photography Contest 2015 / Runners-Up, 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  

11/2014 : Feature Shoot, text by Kat Kiernan, USA

08/2014 : Global Yodel - Travel through a local lens, edited by Jesse Weinberg and Helen Travis, USA

07/2014 : PDN Online, Photo of the day, edited by Amy Wolff, New York, 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 

03/2014 : Creative Review, text by Antonia Wilson, 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 

01/2014 : Feature Shoot, text by Jenna Garreth, USA

05/2013 : Hungarian Art Photography in the New Millenium book, Budapest, Hungary

05/2012 : The Independent online, Other Worlds, London, United Kingdom

10/2011 : FOTOTAZO Photography and Microgrants, USA

09/2008 : Round Table, The International Photography Festival Federation Summit book, Beijing, China

09/2006 : Present Continous book, The Hungarian House of Photography, Budapest, Hungary

 

 

Awards and honors  ( selected )

 

2017 : Robert Capa Photography Fellowship 

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, HUN

2008 : Photography Grant of Budapest, HUN

2006 -  2008 : Jozsef Pecsi Photography Scholarship

2008 : 65th Pictures of the Year Competition(POYi), 3th place, Portrait Story, Kansas City, USA

2006 : 63th Pictures of the Year Competition(POYi), 2th place, Feature Picture Story,  Washington, USA

2003 : Scholarship of Hungarian National Cultural Fund