bio

Ágnes Éva Molnár is a Hungarian media artist working in the genres of photography, video and performance art. In the centre of her artistic interest lie themes such as gender inequality, violation of human rights and power relations in society. She has been teaching as an adjunct assistant professor since 2016 at Kaposvár University, Rippl-Rónai Faculty of Art, Institute of Media Art, Hungary.

studies

2016 Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest (H)
   Doctor of Liberal Arts (DLA) Doctoral Degree, Doctoral School, Multimedia Art
2010-2013 Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest (HUN)
   Doctor of Liberal Arts (DLA) Doctoral Stipend, Doctoral School, Multimedia Art
2009-2010 Universität der Künste Berlin, Berlin (DEU)
   Eötvös Scholarship of the Hungarian State, Kunst und Medien / Art and Media
2006-2008 Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest (HUN)
   M.A. Visual Communication
2007 Universität der Künste Berlin, Berlin (DEU)
   Erasmus Scholarship, Kunst und Medien / Art and Media
2003-2006 Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest (HUN)
   B.A. Visual Communication

solo exhibition

2017
RELATION-SHIP (with János Szirtes), Church Gallery, Szentgotthárd (HUN)
2016
THE ALBUM OF THE FAMILY, Viltin Gallery, Budapest (HUN)
THE ALBUM OF THE FAMILY, Doctoral Defence, New Budapest Gallery, Budapest (HUN)
HUNDRED TIMES, Auróra, Budapest (HUN)
2014
BONDED, Robert Capa Centre for Contemporary Photography, Budapest (HUN)
BONDED, Rondella Gallery of the Hungarian National Museum's Castlemuseum, Esztergom (HUN)
2012
FANATICS OF THE DEEP, Panel Contemporary, Budapest (HUN)
2011
MENOTRENTUNO, Su Palatu, Villanova Monteleone, Sardinia (ITA)
CIVIL HOLINESS, PROFANE WAR, Faur Zsófi - Ráday Gallery, Budapest (HUN)
2009
GEGENGESCHENK/RETURN GIFT, WirSindBabel, Stuttgart (DEU)

group exhibition (selection)

2018
EXPEDITION, Vajda Lajos Studio Cellar Gallery, Szentendre (HUN)
SEE HOW MANY WE ARE, ArtHumus Gallery - EVASS Gallery 18, City of Playa del
Carmen (MEX)
BODY, SPIRIT, REVOLT, İzmir Mimarlık Merkezi, Izmir (TUR)
BODY, SPIRIT, REVOLT, Gama Gallery, Istanbul (TUR)
2017
IMPENETRABILITY, Vajda Lajos Studio Cellar Gallery, Szentendre (HUN)
INSPIRATION, Vajda Lajos Studio Cellar Gallery, Szentendre (H)
Museo de los Pintores Oaxaqueños, Oaxaca de Juarez (MEX)
DEPICTION OF CHILD IN THE HUNGARIAN FINE ART, Vaszary Gallery, Balatonfüred (HUN)
2016
PATRON Contemporary Art Fair and Exhibition, Studio Gallery, Budapest (H)
A DAY IN BUDAPEST, Hungarian House of Photography, Budapest (H)
CHILD/HOOD/EPOCH⎪Budapest History Museum, Budapest (H)
100th ANNIVERSARY OF DADAISM⎪Vajda Lajos Studio Cellar Gallery, Szentendre (H)
I SLEEP TO WAKE UP, I GET UP TO LIE DOWN ⎪Stúdió Galéria, Budapest (H)
UNSETTLED AFFAIRS OF WOMEN, Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaújváros (H)
PHOTO / MODEL, Hungarian Academy of Fine Art, Barcsay Room, Budapest (H)
2015
PATRON Contemporary Art Fair and Exhibition, Studio Gallery, Budapest (H)
ARTBÁZIS CHARITY AUCTION and EXHIBITION, Inda Gallery, Budapest (HUN)
2014
CORE CURRICULUM, Labor, Budapest (H)
ANNUAL EXHIBITION of the Studio of Young Artists' Association, Cyclonomia, Budapest (H)
reGeneration2, Tomorrow's Photographers Today, Landskrona Museum, Landskrona (SE); Ekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts, Ekaterinburg (RUS)
2013
reGeneration2, Tomorrow's Photographers Today, DeVos Art Museum, Marquette (USA); Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem (USA); ROSPHOTO, St. Petersburg (RUS); Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland (USA)
2012
FFS: PROGRESSIVE EXPERIMENTS 1977-2012, Hungarian Museum of Photography, Kecskemét (H)
XY – HUMAN DIGNITY AND THE MOME GENERATION, Ludwig Museum, Budapest (H)
DESTABILIZED GROUND, Adlerhof, Vienna (A)
COUPLES, City Gallery, Miskolc (H)
GOD BLESS YOU, Faur Zsófi Gallery, Budapest (H)
MENOTRENTUNO, Su Palatu Fotografia, Sassari, Sardinia (I)
ANIMALICIOUS, Faur Zsófi Gallery, Budapest (H)
SZENTENDRE AT THE PALACE, Palace of Culture, Tirgu Mures (RO)
2011
ALERTNESS, introducing the new members of the Association of Young Photographers Hungary, ArtBázis, Budapest (H)
LIFE AS IT SEEMS, Faur Zsófi Galllery Budapest (H)
PHOTO BIENNALE DUNAÚJVÁROS 2011, Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaújváros (H)
ViennaFair, Vienna (A)
reGeneration2, Tomorrow's Photographers Today, Centro de las Artes, Monterrey (MEX); Rencontres Internationales de la Photo de Fés (MA); Galerie Azzedine Alaia, Paris (F); Aperture Foundation, New York (USA)
Caochandi Photospring Festival, Beijing (CN)
VIDEA, Miskolc Gallery, m.ica, Miskolc (H)
2010
PARISPHOTO 2010, Institut Hongrois de Paris, Paris (F)
PINGYAO INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL, Pingyao (CN)
WATCHABLE-UNWATCHABLE, ArtMill, Szentendre (H)
PRIVATE LANDSCAPES. YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHY FROM HUNGARY, Stadthausgalerie, Münster (D); Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf (D)
reGeneration2, Tomorrow's Photographers Today, Musée de l’Élysée, Lausanne (CH); Rencontres d’Arles, Arles (F); Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town, Fokváros (ZA); Flash Forward Festival, Toronto (CDN); Centre Gallery, Miami Dade College, Miami (USA); Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milano (I)
ADVENTURES OF SUPER EGO, Polis Caffé Culturale, hybrid art&cafe, Budapest (H)
IMPULSO, Spiritusz Gallery, Budapest (H)
PURESPIRIT, Spiritusz Gallery, Budapest (H)
PARADOGMA, Várfok Gallery, Budapest (H)
2009
FAMOUS, Künstlerhaus, Dortmund (D)
AFFINITY, ArtMill, Szentendre (H)
TRANSFORMA, Jugendhotel des Thalia Theaters, Halle (D)
SUICIDE GIRLS, Ferenczi és Tsai. Auction House and Gallery, Budapest (H)
PHOTO BIENNAL DUNAÚJVÁROS 2009, Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaújváros (H)
ESSL AWARD CEE NOMINEES EXHIBITION, Gallery Central, Budapest (H)

performances

2018

membership

2018 Vajda Lajos Studio
2016 Association of Hungarian Photographers
2010 Association of Young Photographers, Hungary
2008 Studio of Young Artists' Association, Hungary

awards, scholarships, fellowships

2017-2018 Hungarian National Cultural Fund, College of Photography, art project funding
2015-2016 Hungarian National Cultural Fund, College of Visual Arts, art project funding
2010-2013 Doctoral Stipend, Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest, Doctoral Studies, Doctor of Liberal Arts degree
2010 Eötvös Scholarship of the Hungarian State, Universität der Künste Berlin (D)
 reGeneration2 : Tomorrow`s Photographers Today, Musée de l`Elysée, Lausanne (CH)
2009 Essl Award CEE Nominees Exhibition, the 10 Hungarian finalists
 Eötvös Scholarship of the Hungarian State, Universität der Künste Berlin (D)
 Hungarian National Cultural Fund, College of Photography, funding
2008 PANNON ART PROJEKT competition, VENTUS GRAMINIS ARTGROUP,
winner gruop, membership
2007 Erasmus Scholarship, Universität der Künste Berlin (D)

works in collection

Musée de l’Elysée Lausanne (CH)
Michaelis Galleries, Capetown (ZA)
Hungarian Museum of Photography, Kecskemét (HU)
Mission Art Gallery, Miskolc (HU)
Viltin Gallery, Budapest (HU)

academic experiences

2016-
 Kaposvár University, Rippl-Rónai Faculty of Art, Institute of Media Art, Kaposvár (HUN)
 Adjunct Assistant Professor
2013-2014
 Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Institute of Theory, Budapest (HUN)
 Guest Lecturer