Tamas Dezso

Tamas Dezso (b. 1978, Budapest) is a Hungarian photographer living and working in Hungary and Eastern Europe.  His long term projects focus on the margins of a society struggling with the major political transition following the fall of communism.

BOOK

2015  Notes for an Epilogue
Published by Hatje Cantz
Essay and texts by Eszter Szablyár
Hardcover, 160 pages, 69 plates, 34.5 x 28 cm, 13.6 x 11 inches

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016  Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, United States
2015  The Photographers’ Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2014  Helsinki Photography Biennial, Helsinki, Finland
2013  Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, United States
2013  Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, United States
2013  Athens Photo Festival, Athens, Greece
2012  BOZAR, Palais des Beaux-Arts / Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels, Belgium
2012  Varfok Gallery, Project Room, Budapest, Hungary
2011  Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University, Durham, United States
2011  New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, United States
2011  Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, United States
2011  Biennale Mediations, Poznan, Poland
2011  Half King Gallery, New York, United States
2011  Chobi Mela VI, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2011  Hungarian Cultural Institute, Bratislava, Slovakia
2011  Raiffeisen Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2009  Foto Art Festival, Bielsko-Biala, Poland
2006  Hungarian House of Photography, Budapest, Hungary

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016  Paris Photo – Robert Koch Gallery, Grand Palais, Paris, France
2016  Expo Chicago – Robert Koch Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago
2016  516 ARTS, Future Tense, Albuquerque, United States
2016  AIPAD New York – Robert Koch Gallery, New York City
2015  Paris Photo – Robert Koch Gallery, Grand Palais, Paris, France
2015  Unseen Photo Fair – The Photographers’ Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2015  Expo Chicago – Robert Koch Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago
2015  Ex & Post – Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, Australia
2015  Photo London – The Photographers’ Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2014  Unseen Photo Fair – The Photographers’ Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2014  CinEast festival, Abbaye de Neumünster, Luxembourg
2014  AIPAD New York – Robert Koch Gallery, New York City
2013  Paris Photo – Robert Koch Gallery, Grand Palais, Paris, France
2013  Paris Photo Los Angeles – Robert Koch Gallery, Los Angeles
2013  Hungarian Art Photography, National Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2013  TraNshformation, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
2013  Expo Chicago – Robert Koch Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago
2012  Reconsidering the Photographic Masterpiece, UNM Art Museum, Albuquerque, United States
2012  Inside/Outside, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, United States
2012  PhotoIreland Festival, Magazines on the Wall, Dublin, Ireland
2012  Paris Photo – Robert Koch Gallery, Grand Palais, Paris, France
2012  Photoville, Photo District News, Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York City
2012  Expo Chicago – Robert Koch Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago
2012  Kunsthaus Hamburg, JCE 10, Hamburg, Germany
2012  AIPAD New York – Robert Koch Gallery, New York City
2012  What is Hungarian? – Contemporary Answers, Kunsthalle, Budapest
2012  BeLa Editions, JCE Grand Prize, Brussels, Belgium
2012  Tower Museum, Foto Foyle, Derry City, United Kingdom
2011  Paris Photo – Robert Koch Gallery, Grand Palais, Paris, France
2011  The Terry O’Neill Tag Awards, HotShoe Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2011  Biennale Jeune Création Européenne, Montrouge, Paris, France
2011  Galerie Huit – Transience, Arles, France
2011  Belfast Photo Festival, Waterfront Hall, Belfast, United Kingdom
2011  Ulsan International Photography Festival, Ulsan, South Korea
2011  Young Contemporary Statements, Pecs, Hungary
2011  Budapest Positive, House of Photography, Budapest, Hungary
2010  New York Photo Festival, powerHouse Arena, New York City
2010  East Side Story – Chroniques d’Europe centrale, HSBC, Paris, France
2010  Foto8 Summer Show, HOST Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2010  Live Sync. – Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China
2010  Crane Kalman Brighton Gallery, Brighton, United Kingdom
2010  Present Continuous, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Celje, Slovenia
2009  ArtDepoo Gallery, Tallin, Estonia
2009  TR54, Tampere, Finland
2009  Lishui Photo Festival, Lishui, China
2009  Present Continuous, Fotofo, Bratislava, Slovakia
2008  Caja de Luz, Barcelona, Spain
2006  Risk, FOAM Photo Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2006  Budapest Feeling, Krakow Photo Month, Krakow, Poland

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS / REVIEWS / INTERVIEWS

The RPS Journal, text by Lucy Davies, London, United Kingdom, September 2015
Huck Magazine, interview and text by Alex King, London, United Kingdom, September 2015
The Calvert Journal, text by Kriti Bajaj, London, United Kingdom, September 2015
The Guardian, Notes for an Epilogue and Here, Anywhere, London, United Kingdom, April 2015
The Independent, interview by Gillian Orr, London, United Kingdom, April 2015
Financial Times, text by Jamie Waters, London, United Kingdom, April 2015
Photomonitor, interview by Sarah Allen, London, United Kingdom, April 2015
The Telegraph, portfolio, London, United Kingdom, April 2015
Prism Magazine, Notes for an Epilogue and Here, Anywhere, Dublin, Ireland, April 2015
Neue Zürcher Zeitung, portfolio, edited by Katharina Grieder, Zurich, Switzerland, , April, 2014
De Standaard Magazine, portfolio, edited by Jan Desloover, Brussels, Belgium, April, 2014
Helsinki Photography Biennial book and catalogue, portfolio,  Helsinki, Finland, March, 2014
British Journal of Photography, cover, portfolio, review by Colin Pantall, London, United Kingdom, February 2014
BLINK Magazine, published by ARam KIM, Seoul, South Korea, February 2014
WIRED, Raw File, text by Doug Bierend, San Francisco, United States, January 2014
Intro Magazine, text by Frederike Wetzels and Thomas Venker, Cologne, Germany, January 2014
20 Minutos, Interview by Ánxel Grove, Barcelona, Spain, January 2014
Our Age is Thirteen, text by Carole Coen, Paris, France, January 2014
LensCulture, curated and edited by Jim Casper, Paris, France, January 2014
The Georgia Review, cover and portfolio, review by Jenny Gropp Hess, Athens, GA, United States, December 2013
TurnOnArt, Ivorypress, interview by Ignacio Evangelista, Madrid, Spain, December 2013
San Francisco Chronicle, review by Kenneth Baker, San Francisco, United States, November 2013
American Photography 29, book cover and feature, New York, United States, November 2013
TIME Magazine, LightBox, text by Andrew Katz, New York, United States, October 2013
SF Weekly, review by Jonathan Curiel, San Francisco, United States, October 2013
San Francisco Examiner, review by Lauren Gallagher, San Francisco, United States, October 2013
The Fox is Black, text by Philip Kennedy, Los Angeles, California, October 2013
L1ghtb1tes, interview by Gyorgy Laszlo, London, United Kingdom, October 2013
MutantSpace, text by Moray Mair, Cork City, Ireland, October 2013
Business Insider, review by Harrison Jacobs, New York, United States, October 2013
Internazionale, Rome, Italy, October 2013
GUP Magazine, text by Katherine Oktober Matthews, Amsterdam, Holland, September 2013
Notes on the Road, text by Karen Lo, New York, United States, September 2013
Wall Street International, September 2013
Hungarian Art Photography in the New Millenium book, Budapest, Hungary, July 2013
Journal Europa, text by Marc Desmaillet, Paris, France, June 2013
Time Machine Magazine, Sydney, Australia, May 2013
PDN, Photo of the Day, New York, United States, March 2013
Gente di Fotografia, review by Franco Carlisi, Rome, Italy, January 2013
Prix Pictet book, Power, teNeues, London, United Kingdom, November 2012
Mozgó Világ, review by Emese Kürti, Budapest, Hungary, November 2012
PDN, The Curator, New York, United States, July 2012
The New York Times, The 6th Floor, text by Gail Bichler, New York, United States, May 2012
Daylight Magazine, interview by Kate Levy, New York, United States, March 2012
Flash Art Hungary, Budapest, Hungary, February 2012
LFI, Leica Magazine, Berlin, Germany, February 2012
Reporter ohne Grenzen yearbook, photo editor: Barbara Stauss, Berlin, Germany, February 2012
Burn Magazine, United States, December 2011
Art Bay Area, review by Cherie Louise Turner, San Francisco, United States, October 2011
Visual Art Source, review by Chérie Louise Turner, San Francisco, United States, October 2011
The Wall Street Journal, text by Rebecca Horne, New York, United States, July 2011
HotShoe Magazine, text by Bill Kouwenhoven, London, United Kingdom, June 2011
Revizor, review by Eva Ibos, Budapest, Hungary, June 2011
TIME Magazine, LightBox, text by Deirdre van Dyk, photo editor: Alexander Ho, New York, United States, April, 2011
Ojo de Pez, photo editor: Tina Ahrens, Madrid, Spain, November 2006
PDN Photo Annual, New York, United States, September 2006