Ferenc Gróf

  • Hungary (b. 1972 in Pécs)
  • Currently in Paris, France.
  • Ferenc Gróf is a graduate of the Hungarian University of the Arts, Budapest, and since 2012 he has taught at the ENSA in Bourges. He is a founding member of the Parisian co-operative Société Réaliste (2004-2014). Gróf lives and works in Paris.




  • Without index, Kiscelli Museum , Budapest, Hungary.
  • Worldless, Nick Gallery, Pécs, Hungary.


  • Tone-on-tone, public artwork in the frame of the 20th century Taygetus project, Debrecen, Hungary.



  • For & Against: Art, Politics and the Pamphlet, Radar / Loughborough University Arts, Loughborough , United Kingdom.
  • L’Horizon des Événements, Glassbox, Paris, France.
  • The Symbols of Socialist Art, Galeria Centralis OSA, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Universal Hospitality 2, Futura / Meetfactory, Prague, Czech Republic.


  • House of commons, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany.
  • Container Artist Residency, ParaSite, Hong Kong, China.
  • Cold wall #2, Museum of contemporary Art, Novi Sad, Serbia.
  • The line, Herman Museum, Miskolc, Hungary.
  • Statues of Rebels, acb Gallery, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Labour day assembly - Conditions for new anti-fascism, SIZ gallery, Rijeka, Croatia.
  • Universal Hospitality, Alte Post / Wiener Festwochen, Vienna, Austria.
  • News from nowhere, Centre d’art les Capucins, Embrun, France.
  • InterKontinental, Belmacz, London, United Kingdom.


  • Vanishing Points, Klauzál tér, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Cold wall, Stúdió gallery, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Subtle Patterns of Capital, Georg Kargl gallery, Vienna, Austria.
  • Self-managed interest community, Kulturni Centar, Belgrade, Serbia.
  • PostContemporary, Chimera-project, Budapest, Hungary.
  • ( 0 ), Placcc festival, Budapest, Hungary.
  • The Pure Tongue, Galeria Arsenał, Białystok, Poland.
  • The world is not enough, Les moulins de Paillard, Poncé sur le Loir, France.
  • Moves & countermoves, Hessel Museum of Art and CCS Bard Galleries, Annandale-On-Hudson, United States.
  • There is a Crack in the Museum of History. Is That How the Future Gets in? , Former West public editorial meeting,, Budapest, Hungary.
  • OFF biennale, various venues, Budapest, Hungary.


  • Born 1972 in Pécs, Hungary.
  • Lives and works in Paris, France.


  • 2008 - 2009
    Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, Netherlands
    postgraduate in
  • 1996 - 2001
    Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary
    MA in Intermedia


  • 2010
    Aviva award
    Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2007
    Herczeg Klára díj
    Studio of Young Artists’ Association, Budapest, Hungary


  • 2016
    Container Artist Residency 01, Container Artist Residency, New York, United States
  • 2008
    Artist-in-Residence programme at quartier21/MuseumsQuartier Vienna, Tranzit, Vienna, Austria


  • 2001 - Present
    Studio of Young Artists’ Association, Budapest, Hungary


  • MWW Wroclaw Contemporary Museum, Wroclaw, Poland
  • MAC/VAL, Vitry sur Seine, France
  • Frac Ile-de-France, Paris, France
  • Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary
  • MNAC National Museum of Contemporary Art , Bucharest, Romania