Zsuzsa Darab Photography


BIOGRAPHY

Hungarian photographer, currently based in Iceland.

Born in Miskolc in 1989, Zsuzsa Darab graduated from the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest (MOME), in photography BA. In 2012, she obtained a scholarship to study painting and fine art in Denmark. In 2014, she studied at Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture in Finland under the ERASMUS programme. In 2015, she graduated from MOME, in photography MA. Recently, she finished her study in design and visual art teacher MA programme at MOME, Budapest.  In 2016, she did her photography internship in Reykjavik, Iceland, where she is still working as Jón Páll's photo assistant.

She has been a member of the Hungarian Assocation Of Young Art Photographers since 2011, and the Women Photograph database, since 2017.

Her works are usually personal, conceptual, staged and also experimental. She has already exhibited several times in Budapest and abroad as well, e.g. New York, Rome, Nizhny Tagil, Luxembourg, Vienna, Helsinki, Moravská Trebová, Istanbul, Warsaw and Greenville. In 2013, she participated in the Present Continuous art project at the Mai Manó House. In 2015, she recieved honourable mentiones at IPA - Int'l Photography Awards, Moscow Foto Awards, and FP Magazine's Young Talanets. In 2016, she was chosen by Photo Botie as one of the 30 under 30 women photographers.


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BORN


16 July 1989 - Miskolc, Hungary


EDUCATION

2015-2016 // MOME, design and visual art teacher, MA diploma - Budapest, Hungary
2014 // Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Photography ERASMUS - Helsinki, Finland
2013-2015 // Moholy - Nagy University of Art and Design /MOME/, photography, MA diploma - Budapest
2012-2013 // Engelsholm Folk Highschool, painting - Engelsholm, Denmark
2009-2012 // Moholy - Nagy University of Art and Design /MOME/, photography, BA diploma - Budapest
2008-2009 // Novus Art School, applied photography, OKJ - Budapest, Hungary
2004-2008 // Avasi High School, drawing - Miskolc, Hungary


EXHIBITIONS


2018 // Art Takes Times Squere, ChaShaMa Gala, 4 Times Squere - New York, USA
2018 // “Who run the world?”, Museum of Fine Arts -  Nizhny Tagil, Russia
2018 // Artexpo Spring Rome, Domus Romana Art Gallery - Rome, Italy
2018 // see|me at ARMORY, Public Arts - New York, USA
2018 // Shards of Dreams, Space Place Gallery - Nizhny Tagil, Russia
2018 // Lost in translation, Latarka Gallery - Budapest, Hungary
2017 // Art Market Budapest, FFS booth, Millenáris - Budapest, Hungary
2017 // Viewfinders - Hungarian photography from 1967-2017, Capa Center - Budapest, Hungary
2017 // The Way They See It, National Museum of Warsaw - Warsaw, Poland
2016 // #moszkvater, Kiscelli Museum - Budapest, Hungary
2016// Der Greif: Process 2.0., Krakow Photomonth, Krakow, Poland
2016 // Hungarian pepper - Turkish coffee Photo Exhibition, Balassi Institute - Istanbul, Turkey
2016 // LB Show, "We all have at least one meaningful picture...", Galerie 121 - Paris, France
2016 // Pictures and Pixels - National Salon, Műcsarnok - Budapest, Hungary
2015 // Narrative Portrait, SE Center for Photography - Greenville, USA
2015 // Hungarian pepper - Turkish coffee - FOTOISTANBUL, Balassi Institute - Istanbul, Turkey
2015 // Moravská Trebová Photofestival - Moravská Trebová, Czech Republic
2015 // MOME diploma show, Ponton Gallery - Budapest, Hungary
2014 // Photostreet Festival, Nagymező street - Budapest, Hungary
2014 // Into the forest, Aalto University - Helsinki, Finland
2014 // 14. ARC general condition exhibition, Square of 56’s - Budapest, Hungary
2013 // FFS Sunday Brunch, Anzenberger Gallery - Vienna, Austria
2013 // Art Market Budapest, RANDOM booth, Millenáris - Budapest, Hungary
2013 // LB Show, Windows To The World, Guy Pieters Gallery - Saint Paul de Vence, France
2013 // Present Continuous, Mai Manó House - Budapest, Hungary
2013 // From Fregmentation To Wholeness, Godsbanen - Århus, Denmark
2013 // Exhibition By Local Artists, Community Center - Harsány, Hungary
2012 // Engelsholm Folk Highschool Final Exhibition - Engelsholm, Denmark
2012 // International Contemprerary Art Fair – Lifeportraits, Mai Manó booth, Millenáris - Budapest
2012 // Engelsholm Folk Highschool’s Exhibiion, Ølgud Cultural Center - Ølgud, Denmark
2012 // XY – Dignity, Ludwig Museum - Budapest, Hungary
2012 // Leroy Brothers Show, A Never Ending Mess, Art Labor Gallery - Shanghai, China
2012 // Leroy Brothers Show, Human Relationships, acb Gallery - Budapest, Hungary
2012 // Colourspace , Eötvös 10 Gallery - Budapest, Hungary
2012 // Zsuzsa Darab’s Debut Exhibition, Community Center - Harsány, Hungary
2012 // RANDOM, Mai Manó House - Budapest, Hungary
2012 // Me – It’s Always Someone Else, MÉSZ Gallery - Budapest, Hungary
2011 // Reality – Fictions, Art Base - Budapest, Hungary
2010 // Buddy, Barakk Gallery - Budapest, Hungary
2010 // Photo Meeting Luxembourg Exhibition, Galerie Clairefontaine - Luxembourg, Luxembourg


MEMBERSHIP

2016 // 30 Under 30 women photographers - PhotoBotie, online
2011 // FFS Hungarian Association Of Young Art Photographers - Budapest, Hungary

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


2017 // Photographer - Hello Wood Project Village - Csóromfölde, Hungary
2017 // Photography workshop teacher - DEMO club - Csopak, Hungary
2017 // Photographer assistant - Jón Páll – SuperStudio - Reykjavik, Iceland
2017 // Stockfish Film Festival photographer - Stockfish - Reykjavik, Iceland
2017 // Artist in residency - The Westfjords Residency - Thingeyri, Iceland
2016 // Photographer intern - Jón Páll – SuperStudio - Reykjavik, Iceland
2016 // Iceland Airwaves volunteer - Harpa - Reykjavik, Iceland
2016 // RIFF- international filmfestival volunteer - RIFF - Reykjavik, Iceland
2016 // Photography workshop teacher - DEMO club - Budapest, Hungary
2016 // Design- and visual art teacher intern - Ludwig Museum - Budapest, Hungary
2016 // Design- and visual art teacher intern - Apáczai Highschoool - Budapest, Hungary
2016 // Photography workshop teacher - DEMO club - Zánka, Hungary
2015 // Design- and visual art teacher intern - Modell és Divatiskola - Budapest, Hungary
2015 // Photography artist colony member - FFS camp - Képespuszta, Hungary
2014 // Photography workshop member - Into the forest - Seitseminen National Park, Finland
2014 // Photography artist colony member - FotóFalu - Kétbodony, Hungary
2014 // Photography workshop teacher - DEMO club - Királyrét, Hungary
2013 // Photography guest teacher - Engelsgolm Folk Highschool - Engelsholm, Denmark
2012 // Photography workshop teacher - DEMO club - Budapest, Hungary
2012 // Photography intern - Ombrello Media - Budapest, Hungary
2011 // Photography intern - Street Fashion Budapest Kiscelli Museum - Budapest, Hungary
2010 // Photography workshop member - Photo Meeting Luxembourg - Luxembourg, Luxembourg


AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS

2018 // Art Takes Times Squere - New York - top 10 finalist
2018 //  see|me at ARMORY - New York - semi finalist
2017 // Artist in residency - The Westfjords Residency - Thingeyri, Iceland
2016 // Erasmus scholarship - SuperStudio photography internship -  Reykjavik, Iceland
2016 // 30 under 30 – Women photographers - selected photographer
2016 // FP Magazine - Portrait category of YTol 2015 - honourable mention
2015 // Photography field work - Balassi Institute - Istanbul, Turkey
2015 // International Photography Awards /IPA/ photo awards - honourable mention
2015 // Moscow Photo Award /MIFA/ - honourable mention
2014 // Erasmus scholarship - Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture - Helsinki, Finland
2013 // Engelsholm scholarship - Engelsholm Folk Highschool - Engelsholm, Denmark
2012 // Cirius scholarship - Engelsholm Folk Highschool - Engelsholm, Denmark
2010 // Ptotography workshop - Photo Meeting Luxembourg - Luxembourg, Luxembourg


PUBLICATIONS

2018 // Early Entries Editors’ Pick - LensCulture Art Photography Awards 2018 - online feature
2018 // Der Greif - Guest Room: Siobhán Bohnacker - selected photographer - online exhibition
2018 // see | me - online feature
2018 // see | me - online feature
2017 // IGNANT - online feature
2017 // Index - Nagykép - online feature
2017 // Petőfi Live - article
2017 // Phenom’enon - online feature
2017 // Vision Xitek - online feature
2017 // Chambre 237 - online feature
2017 // ArtsBj - online feature
2017 // Particular - online feature
2017 // IGNANT - online submission feature
2017 // GUP Magazine - online feature
2017 //  Women photograph - online collection
2017 // Inside Artists Magazine, issue 9 summer 2017, Artist profile // Kieran Austin
2017 // Inside Artists Magazine - online feature - issue 9
2017 // Inside Artists Magazine - artist profile - online issue
2017 // Artpil - online phographer profile
2017 // Mai Manó House - exhibition review
2017 // Fraction Magazine - selected photographer - online issue 
2017 // Snapped Away - Best of 2016 - selected photographer - online exhibition
2016 // Dude Mag - online feature
2016 // Snapped Away - Photo T-shirt exhibition project
2016 // FP Magazine - Portrait category of YTol 2015 - honourable mention
2016 // Der Greif - The Process 2.0 - selected photographer - online exhibition 
2016 // F-Stop Magazine - Family issue - selected photographer - online exhibition
2016 // Snapped Away - project feature
2016 // Snapped Away - interview
2016 // Snapped Away - introduction
2016 // MAFOT - Apertúra - #EmlékezetFelejtésFotográfia - article
2016 // IGNANT - online submission feature
2016 // PhotoBoite - 30 under 30 - Women photographers - selected photographer

2015 // Moscow Photo Award - student category - Others - honourable mention
2015 // SE Centre for Photography - Portrait exhibition  - selected photographer
2015 // IPA photo awards - student category - Deeper perspective - honourable mention
2015 // F-Stop Magazine - Telling Stories issue - selected photographer - online exhibition
2015 // Moravská Trebová Photo Festival - online feature
2015 // Fotóművészet magazin, 2015/3, LVIII. évfolyam, „Vissza a toposzokhoz" // Rita Somosi
2015 // F-Stop Magazine - Where I live issue - selected photographer - online exhibition
2015 // LensCratch - The 2015 family outtakes exhibition - selected photographer - online exhibition
2015 // F-Stop Magazine - Open Theme issue - selected photographer - online exhibition
2015 // MOME Diploma - online portfolio
2015 // NLCafé - article
2015 // VS.hu - article
2015 // Kreatív - article
2015 // MOME Photography Diploma - article
2014 // Highlike - online feature
2014 // Digitális Fotó magazin, 2014. XIV. évfolyam 6.szám, Weboldal ajánló // Gajdos Viktória
2013 // MaNDA - Ez elzárkózik, az harcol, a másik kivonul -12 fotós sorozata - article 
2013 // Revizor - Az esszéista, a dokumentarista és a fényképezőgép - article
2013 // Fotóművészet magazin, 2013/4 LVI. évfolyam 4. szám, cover photo, Képi Jelen-Lét – Folyamatos Jelen V. VI. VII. // Károly Grozdits
2013 // Folyamatos Jelen – Mai Manó – Magyar Fotográfusok Háza kiadványa, „VII. Viszonylatok” // Gabriella Csizek
2012 // Újművészet Folyóirat, 2012. szeptember XXIII. évf. 9. szám, Képalkotás // Gabriella Uhl
2012 // Apokrif - A tekintet kendőzetlen nyíltsága - article
2012 // Fotóművészet magazin, 2012/2 LV. évfolyam, „Random, Szellemi kalandtúra az FFs-ben” // János Dozvald
2012 // Balkon magazin, 2012/5, „Én - az mindig valaki más” // Bálint Veres


LANGUAGE


English intermediate
Danish basic
Finnish basic
German basic
Hungarian native