Szabolcs Barakonyi (1976)
Since 2001 he has been a member of the Young Photo Artists’ Studio in Hungary. Between 2003 and 2006 he was the recipient of a Pécsi József scholarship. In 2006 he won the Lucien Hervé and Rodolf Hervé Grant, and in 2007 at the Rencontres d'Arles festival he was presented with the Photo Folio Gallery & Review Laureate, and in 2011 he was awarded the Hungarian National Cultural Fund André Kertész Grant, and in 2015 he was finalist at Warsaw Photo Days. He has exhibited his photos in several cities around the world, at photo festivals and art fairs, and in museums. These included the Chateau d’Eau in Toulouse, France and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Shanghai. He has also participated several times in the ParisPhoto through Galerie du Jour, agnés b., and in 2008 he has exhibited at the FIAC with the Viltin Gallery, Budapest. He has been featured at the Month of Photography in Krakow (2006), Paris (2006, 2008) and Lodz (2009), he has also participated in the 7th Photo Biennale in Poznan (2011), 10th Kaunas Photo Festival in Lithuania (2013) and PHotoEspaña (2014). His works are included in the photographic collection of the Chateau d’Eau in Toulouse, France, and of the Miskolc Gallery and City Museum, Hungary.