ISTVAN VIRAG
Mark
Born in 1982, in Hungary, lives and works in Oslo.

EDUCATION

2013-16.  Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts (Norway)
2015-15.  School of Visual Arts, New York, exchange program (USA)
2009-09. Bilder Nordic School of Photography (Norway)
2004-06. University of Pecs – MSc in Economics (Hungary)
2000-04. Budapest Business School – BSc in Economics (Hungary)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015. Herein is True and Accurate, White Box Gallery, Oslo National Academy of the Arts
2015. Uncharted Territories, Portner Galleriet, Oslo National Academy of the Arts

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018. Høstutstillingen 2018, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2018. Oslo Open Art Festival, Bjørka, Oslo
2017. Screengrab, Akademirommet, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2017. Oslo Open Art Festival, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2016. Avgangsutstilling 2016, BFA, Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Oslo
2016. Cosmic Glitch, Rogaland Kunstsenter, Stavanger
2015. Keeper, Tapper, Poker, Bot, Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Skylight, Oslo
2015. Let`s Wait For the Group, Chambre d`Amis, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Vienna
2015. Inter <Nation> Move, Vilnius Academy of Arts, Vilnius
2015. Site/specific, School of Visual Arts, New York
2015. Generation 80s, Month of Photography 2015, Balassi Institute, Sofia
2014. Images of Memory, Nida Art Colony, Nida

2014. Bjørka 15 år, Jubileumsutstilling, Oslo Prosjektrom, Oslo
2014. Fire from the North (workshop & exhibition), Vardø Museet, Vardø
2014. -, Akademirommet, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2014. PI Laboratory, Akademirommet, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2013. OSLO Bydeler, Galleri Vulkan, Oslo
2012. Generation 80s, Photo Month 2012, ArtBazis, Budapest
2012. Reality-Fiction, ArtBazis, Budapest

GRANTS

2016. Fondet for Kunst- og Designstudenter (FKDS) Studio Grant (Kunstnernes Hus)
2017. Miscellaneous grant for recently graduated artists (Arts Council Norway)

MEMBERSHIPS

Norwegian Association for Fine Art Photographers (FFF, Norway)
Studio of Young Photographers (FFS, Hungary)
Association of Hungarian Photographers (MFSZ, Ungarn)
Bjørka Workshop for Camera Based Arts (Stiftelsen Bjørka, Norway)

Mark