CV / Viola Fátyol

(1983, Debrecen, Hungary)
lives and works in Budapest, HU
lecturer at the Photography Department of Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest
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2012 – 2015
Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Doctoral School, Multimedia Art

2006 – 2011
Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Photography, BA+MA degree, Budapest, HU

Willem de Kooning Academy, Erasmus Scholarship, Rotterdam, NL

2007 – 2012
MOME, Teacher training, Visual Art and Design Teacher

2001 – 2006
Eszterházy College, Teacher of Drawing and Visual Commmunication, Eger, HU


Solo exhibitions

If you have a heart, what you did to me, hurts you too, Robert Capa Contemporary Photogarphy Center, Budapest, HU

Stays Between Us, Ferenczy Museum, Szentendre, HU
If you have a heart, what you did to me, hurts you too, UMPRUM, Gallery 207, Prague, CH

Photography (The Retoucher), joint exhibition with Anna Nemes, Trapéz Gallery, Budapest, HU
f you have a heart, what you did to me, hurts you too, B24 Gallery, Debrecen, HU
Looks familiar, Hungarian Cultural Institute, Bratislava, S

I and He/She, exhibition with Pál Gerber, Ferencvárosi Pincegaléria, Budapest, HU
In the Meantime, In Between Time, Faur Zsófi Gallery, Budapest, HU
Fieldwork, exhibition with Sári Ember, Labor Gallery, Budapest, HU

’The Fear of the Lord is the Beginning of Knowledge’, Demo Gallery, Budapest, HU

Privacy, Project Space, Kunstverein für die Rheilande und Whestfalen, Düsseldorf, G

Mű-Terem Gallery, Debrecen, HU

Spiritusz Gallery, Budapest, HU


Selected group exhibitions

Home/Ward Bound/Less, Budapest Gallery, Budapest, HU

7 Virtues, Supermarket Gallery, Budapest, HU
Paranormal Archeology, ISBN Book+Gallery, Budapest, HU

Fotoistanbul, Festival of Photography, Istanbul, T
OSTRALE – Contemporary Art Biennale, „Re_form”, Dresden, G
The Way They See. An Overview of Hungarian Photography, National Museum of Warsaw, PL
Everywhere you look / Young Hungarian Photographers, Viltin Gallery, Budapest, HU

Re: peta, Petőfi Literary Museum, Budapest, HU

Unsettled affairs of women, Institute of Contemporary Art – Dunaújváros

Second Skin, Visual Codes of Social Constructions, Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center, Budapest, HU
Private Nationalism, Gallery M21, Zsolnay Cultural Quarter, Pécs, HU

Constellations – Portraits between Reality and Fiction, Fotogalerie Wien, A
The Artist Is Present, Inda Gallery, Budapest, HU
Present Continuous, Hungarian House of Photography, Budapest, HU
In the Kitchen, in the Bed, in Public, Hungarian House of Photography, Budapest

The Hero, the Heroine and the Author, Ludwig Museum, Budapest
New Wave Photography, Crypt Gallery, London, UK
Landscapes speak the same language, Balassi Institut, Brussels, BL
Danube – open book, Hungarian House of Photography, Budapest

’Hey, our flag…’, Demo Gallery, Budapest
Fresh 2011, Kogart House, Budapest, HU
Danube – Open Book, Berlaymont, Brussels, BL

Experiments of Public Utility, Demo Gallery, Budapest
Impulso, Várfok and Spiritusz Gallery, Budapest
Interhuman Relations, Fotofestiwal, Lodz, PL
Reality on Cloud 9, Balassi Institut – Hungarian Cultural Centre, Brussels, BL
Urban Traces, Universität der Künste, Berlin, D
Paradogma, Várfok Gallery, Budapest

Essl Award, Essl Collection, Klosterneuburg, A
Ad hoc (et nunc), Dorottya Gallery, Budapest


Prizes, scholarships

Budapest Portfolio Review, Best Portfolio Award, 2017
Gyula Derkovits Fellowship for Fine Arts, 2017, 2018, 2019
Robert Capa Grand Prize, 2016
Robert Capa Fellowship, 2016
József Pécsi Fellowship for Art Photography, 2016
Residency of Ville de Paris, Cité Internationales des Arts, Paris, FR, 2015
Grant of the National Cultural Fund of Hungary, 2011
Erasmus Scholarship, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, NL, 2010
Essl Award, Vienna Insurance Group Special Invitation, 2009
Fresh art, Mű-Terem Gallery, 1st prize, 2008