Zsolt Fekete

Curriculum vitae

Born June 11th, 1967, Târgu Mureş (Marosvásárhely in Hungarian), Romania
2011, 2015, 2016 Fellowships of the NKA (National Cultural Fund, Hungary)
2009    Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest DLA undergraduate
2006    Orbán Balázs Fellowship for Photographic Art of the Illyés Public Foundation (Hungary)
2006    Fellowship for Creation of the College for Photography of the National Foundation for Culture in Hungary
since 1998    Member of the Romanian Visual Artists’ Union
1997    Master Degree at the Hungarian University of Arts and Crafts, Department of Visual Communication, Photography Section
1996-1998    Pécsi József Fellowship for Photography (Hungary)

Individual exhibitions

2016    Two Fekete,  ALT Gallery, Târgu Mureş
2014    Recaptured moments,  Ethnographical Museum, Cluj, Szekler National Museum, Sfântu Gheorghe, Romania
2013    Recaptured moments,  Victoria Art Center, Bucharest, and four other museums in main cities of Romania
2012    Recaptured moments,  The Hungarian National Museum, Budapest

2012    I’m Not Afraid, Magma, Sfântu Gheorghe
2009    Butter Apple, Lumen Gallery, Budapest
2009    Where is Z?, Artkatakomba, Budapest
2007    Probable, B5 Stúdió, Târgu Mureş
2006    Homeless Environments 2. Boulevard Festival, Lumen Gallery, Budapest
2005    Homeless Environments 1. Lumen Gallery, Budapest
1999    Images, UAP Gallery, Palace of Culture, Târgu Mureş

Group exhibitions (selection)

2016    Couleur Locale 3, No Man’s Land, Bucharest
2016    Images and pixels. Photographic Art and Beyond, Műcsarnok, Budapest
2015    Totem, UAP Gallery, Târgu Mureş
2015    Exhibition of the Firtosváralja Creative Camp, Cultural House, Odorheiu Secuiesc, Romania
2014    Family Nest, Hungarian Institute, Paris
2013    Month of Photography in the Slovak National Museum, Bratislava
2013    Present Continuous, The Hungarian House of Photography, Budapest
2013    Interni familiari, Art Factory 03, Catania, Italy
2012    Progressive Searchings, The Hungarian House of Photography, Budapest
2011    Jugglery, B5 Studio, Târgu Mureş
2010    Paris Photo, Lumen Gallery, Paris, Carrousel du Louvre
2010    B5 Studio, Târgu Mureş, with Zsolt Birtalan and József Bob
2007    PragueBiennale 3
2007    Kieselbach Gallery and Auction House
2007    Face to Face, Impex, Budapest
2007    Scenes Untraceable by GPS, Ernst Museum, Budapest
2007    kArton Gallery, Budapest
2006    City–Landscape–Intervention, Dorottya Gallery (curators: Suzanne Gamauf, Kati Simon)
2006    The City of Art—The Art of the City, Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaújváros  Hungary
2004    Dokumentum 6, „The Reality Strikes Back”, Mai Manó House, Budapest (curators: Antal Jokesz, Zsolt Petrányi)
2004    Trivial, Tranzit House, Cluj, Romania (Arteast Foundation, Tranzit Foundation)
2003    A Day in Budapest, Millenáris, Budapest
2002    Dokk, Documentarist Photographic Exhibition, Mag-ház, Budapest
2000    Haus Ungarn, Berlin (with Eszter Gyurján)
1998    Exhibition of the scholars of the Pécsi József Fellowship, Dorottya Gallery, Budapest
1998    The Date – organized by Internet Galaxis 999, Visual Art Exhibition, Kunsthalle, Budapest
1997    Profil Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
1997    Haus Ungarn, Students’ exhibition, Berlin
1997    Contemporary Hungarian Photography, Pécs, Hungary
1996    Travaux en cours – exhibition at the Rencontres d’Arles, France
1995    Photographic Biennial, Ernst Museum, Budapest
1995    Medium 3,  Visual Arts Exhibition, Sfântu Gheorghe, Romania
1994    Andar per Mostre – Fotografi dell’Ungheria, Spilimbergo, Italy


Several materials published in Imago (Bratislava, Slovakia), Photographers International (Taipei), Fotóművészet (Budapest), Balkon (Budapest), Magyar Szemle (Budapest), The Room (Budapest), Romania Literara (Bucharest), Washington Post, NRC Handelsblad


Tirami sù / Tanger, András Visky / Zsolt Fekete, Koinónia Publisher, Cluj, 2006
The Photograph of Time. In the footsteps of Balázs Orbán and Ferenc Veress, Méry-Ratio Publisher, 2010