Dénes Farkas

Dénes Farkas (1974) is a Hungarian-Estonian photo and installation artist focusing on the critique of visual representation, the relationship between image and text and the role of social predetermination in individual experiences. Farkas also has a keen interest in architecture, and so one of his most characteristic motifs is paper models of everyday situations.

Farkas studied printmaking (BA 2001) and photography (MA 2003) at the Estonian Academy of Arts. He has received the Annual Award of Estonian Cultural Endowment (2010, 2014, 2018). From 2016 to 2018 Farkas was among the recipients of the national artists’ salary. His works belong to the collections of Art Museum of Estonia, Pérez Art Museum Miami, Hungarian National Gallery and Leal Rios Foundation (Lisbon), as well as to private collections in Europe, Asia, USA and South-America.