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Márk Martinkó


Self portrait, 2011


ARTIST STATEMENT

Working with digital-based photography and videography is like an experimentation and exploration to me. I'm always searching for the nearly endless potentials of these media to create art that reflects on the nature of the used device itself.

I like to open the ready-made black boxes, study them and alter their traditional operation. I willingly let errors in creative processes, but I also like to control them within certain limits.


Date of Birth: 1985

Place of Birth: Budapest
Currently living and working in Budapest
 
EDUCATION
Fotografus – Photography School Foundation (2011 – 2012)
Budapest TECH – Media Technology and Media Communication (2004 – 2009)
 
AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS
2016 Water connects – Awarded video artwork
2016 International Photography Awards  – IPA – Honorable Mention
2016 National Cultural Fund of Hungary – Scholarship
2015 International Photography Awards – IPA – Honorable mention
2015 National Cultural Fund of Hungary – Scholarship
2014 Lucien Hervé et Rodolf Hervé Prix (FRA) – nominated
2014 Talentometer – Grand Prize
2013 Special Prize of the professional jury at “Distillation of Fejér County” exhibition
2011 Multiplo (ITA) – Winner artist
 
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016 Enclosed garden – Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA-D), Dunaújváros (HUN)
2014 Beyond Nature – Viltin Gallery, Budapest (HUN)
2010 R'n'R – Movie Art Gallery, Dunaújváros (HUN)
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016 Water connects – Hungarian House of Photography, Budapest (HUN)
2016 Soundscapes – Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center, Budapest (HUN)
2016 Nature – Széphárom – Budapest (HUN)
2015 Young Kertész, young Hungarians – Hungarian Cultural Institute – Rome (ITA)
2015 Save as – OFF_Festival Bratislava – Pisztory Palace – Bratislava (SVK)
2015 80's Generation – Hungarian Cultural Institute – Sofia (BUL)
2015 Exhibition of Fejér County – King Saint Stephen Museum, Székesfehérvár (HUN)
2014 RANDOM:14 – Presence – Kolta Gallery, Budapest (HUN)
2014 Errorism – University of Theatre and Film, Bucharest (ROM)
2014 Macular philia – Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA-D), Dunaújváros (HUN)
2013 Computer Science in Photography – Aquarium Club, Budapest (HUN)
2012 A Nose for Pixels  – Hungarian House of Photography, Budapest (HUN)
2012 Nothing – Three Seven Gallery, Budapest (HUN)
2011 Errorism – Galleria Studio44, Genova (ITA)  


Reborn No1.


City noise, metro, 2012