Dobokay Máté

  • Hungary (b. 1988 in Pécs)
  • Currently in Budapest, Hungary.
  • I am interested in conceptual art and experimental photography, particularly through manipulating the medium and neglecting the apparatus.




  • Substance, MODEM, Debrecen, Hungary.
  • Density, acb Gallery, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Ag, Robert Capa Központ, Budapest, Hungary.


  • #Trashbook–A címváltoztatás jogát fenntartjuk (with Biró Dávid), ISBN books + gallery, Budapest, Hungary.


  • Post painterly-abstraction, Várfok Project Room, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Occam's City (with Kristóf Gábor and Mélyi József), Labor Gallery, Budapest, Hungary.



  • Bauhaus 100 - PROGRAMME FOR THE NOW – CONTEMPORARY VIEWPOINTS (upcoming), Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Bauhaus 100, Vasarely Museum, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Anatomy of photography, Rómer Flóris Museum, Győr, Hungary.


  • Scale, New Budapest Gallery, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Distracting Modernity, Sopa Galéria, Kosice, Slovakia.
  • Futures Talent, Unseen, Amsterdam, Hungary.
  • Ezek a legszebb éveink?, MODEM, Debrecen, Hungary.
  • Wave, net, sand, acb Gallery, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Fototaxis, Csikász Gallery, Veszprém, Hungary.
  • Therapy, OSA Central Gallery, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Until Titled, Hegyvidék Gallery, Budapest, Hungary.


  • Esterházy award's exhibition, Ludwig Múzeum, Budapest, Hungary.
  • RUI,, Bratislava, Slovakia.
  • Layers, cARTc, Budapest, Hungary.
  • RePlacement, Interphoto Festiva, Białystok, Poland.
  • Fény Kép Emlék Mű, Fuga Budapest Center of Architecture, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Instax, Deák Erika Gallery, Budapest, Hungary.


  • In Essence, KAS Gallery, Budapest, Hungary.
  • PATRON Christmas art fair and exhibition, Studio Gallery, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Art Market Budapest, Millenar Park, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Best of Degree, Várkert Bazár, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Degree exhibition, Fuga Budapest Center of Architecture, Budapest, Hungary.
  • MAMAVORE_photobook és photozine exhibition, Omnivore Gallery, Budapest, Hungary.
  • PHOTO/BOOK 2.0, Petőfi Literary Museum, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Impact: Abstraction & Experiment in Hungarian Photography, Alma on Dobbin, New York, United States.
  • Vienna PhotoBook Festival, Westlicht, Vienna, Austria.
  • Connections / FKSE debut exhibition, Labor Gallery, Budapest, Hungary.
  • PATRON Christmas art fair and exhibition, Studio Gallery, Budapest, Hungary.


  • OFF_festival Bratislava / INTERPRETART / Until Titled, Piszory Palace / Photo Month of Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia.
  • MásKÉPp, Tat Gallery, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Hip Hip Zine Fair , Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria.
  • Alignment & White on White (with Biró Dávid), ArtPlacc, Tihany, Hungary.
  • Vienna PhotoBook Festival, AnzenbergerGallery / OstLicht. Galerie für Fotografie / Superar / Galerie Photon, Vienna, Austria.
  • PHOTO/BOOK, Petőfi Literary Museum, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Szabaságkényszer (constraint freedom), Nick Art & Design, Pécs, Hungary.
  • Budapest Month of Photography 2014,
  • Interventions, Mono art & design, Budapest, Hungary.


  • OFF_festival Bratislava / MANIFESTO / Interventions, Piszory Palace / Photo Month of Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia.
  • [re:prezent], Open Project Space, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Ubik (space/time distortions), Casati Art Corner, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Art Market Budapest, Millenar Park, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Esztergom Photo Biennal, Hungarian National Museum's Esztergom Castle Museum, Esztergom, Hungary.
  • KAUNAS PHOTO festival, M.Žilinskas Art Gallery of the National M.K.Čiurlionis, Kaunas, Latvia.
  • Open Systems, M21 - Pécs Gallery, Pécs, Hungary.


  • Creative Cities, Sala Doganna, Genoa, Italy.


  • Born 1988 in Pécs, Hungary.
  • Lives and works in Budapest, Hungary.


  • 2013 - 2016
    University of Kaposvár, faculty of Art, Kaposvár, Hungary
    BA in Photography
  • 2012 - 2015
    University of Pécs, faculty of Engeenering and Informatics, Pécs, Hungary
    FSZ in Advanced Media Technology Assistant Training
  • 2011 - 2012
    Szent Gergely Folk High School, Pécs, Hungary
    OKJ in Qualified Expert of Tender Monitoring and Writing
  • 2007 - 2009
    Szász Ferenc Trade Vocational and Technical School, Budapest, Hungary
    OKJ in Optician and Photo Item Dealer


  • 2018
    MODEM prize for young artists
    MODEM, Debrecen, Hungary
  • 2017
    Esterházy award (shortlisted)
    Esterházy Private Foundation, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2016
    Erasmus + (Teacher mobility)
    Erasmus, Tartu, Estonia
  • 2015
    Leopold Bloom Award / shortlisted
    Mary Mc Loughlin and John Ward (contributor: Pepper Art Projects), Budapest, Hungary
  • 2015
    Minister of Education awards the Fellowship granted by the Republic
    Minister of Education, Kaposvár, Hungary
  • 2014
    ON_AWARD / OFF_festival Bratislava (team prize)
    OFF_festival Bratislava, Bratislava, Hungary
  • 2014
    Photoport portfolio review / 2. prize
    Hungarian Photographers Association (MFSZ), Budapest, Hungary


  • 2017
    Residency Under Investigation,, Bratislava, Slovakia


  • 2015 - Present
    Studio of Young Artists Association (FKSE), Budapest, Hungary
  • 2014 - 2017
    Studio of Young Photographers (FFS), Budapest, Hungary