Curriculum vitae
Dénes Kalev Farkas
Born in Budapest, Hungary (2nd July 1974)
Lives and works in Tallinn, Estonia

Education
Estonian Academy of Arts, 2003, Master of Arts (media arts - photography)
Estonian Academy of Arts, 2001, Bachelor of Arts (printmaking)

Solo Exhibitions
2015
"of places no longer being separated", Ani Molnár Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
"A Very Small Apotheosis", Alarcon Criado Gallery, Seville, Spain
2014
"Evident in Advance", KUMU Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
2013
"Evident in Advance", Estonian pavilion at the 55th la Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy,
curator: Adam Budak
"Credo“, Ani Molnár gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2012
"Kuvista sanoin", Napa Gallery, Rovaniemi, Finland
"In Immobility", Fuga, Budapest, Hungary
"A Day That Does Not Exist", Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn
2011
"Footnotes 2" - (with Taavi Talve) Draakoni Gallery, Tallinn
"Joonealused" - (with Taavi Talve) Tartu Kunstimaja Monumentaalgalerii, Tartu, Estonia
"3 Seas" - (with Neeme Külm) Labor, Budapest, Hungary
2010
"Lets play, the game is over" - Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn
2009
"Light Retrospective" - Bank of Estoina, Tallinn
"How the fuck are you tonight, ehk kuidas sul siis täna läinud on?" - City Gallery, Tallinn
2007
"ideal.total" - (with Neeme Külm) City Gallery, Tallinn
2006
"Green Diagonal" - Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn
"Green Diagonal" - Fletch-Bizzel Theater, Dortmund, Germany
"Shortcut" - Endla Theater Gallery, Pärnu, Estonia
2005
"Self-portrait" - Draakoni Gallery, Tallinn
"14 Portraits" - Jazz Café, Pärnu, Estonia
2004
"15 Portraits" - Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn
"Trans-air" - (with Eemil Karila) Viinistu Art Museum Gallery, Viinistu, Estonia
2003
"Ritual" - (with Eveli Varik) Center of Culture, Valga, Estonia
2002
"Jesus and Angel" - (with Eemil Karila) Jazz Café, Pärnu, Estonia
"Transformers" - (with Eemil Karila) Gallery of the Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn
2001
"Loneliness. Cleanness. Love" - (with Eveli Varik and Riina Uisk) The Castle of Kuressaare, Kuressaare, Estonia
"Loneliness. Cleanness. Love" - (with Eveli Varik and Riina Uisk) Gallery of the Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn
1998
"Graphics -13,75" - (with Jukka Pylväs and Juha Ahola) Pallasz Páholy, Budapest, Hungary

Group Exhibitions
2015
"From Explosion to Expanse", Tartu Art Museum, Tartu, Estonia, curator: Anneli Porri
"Proyecto para un texto / Project for a text", Pepe Espaliu Art Centre, Cordoba, Spain, curator: Oscar Fernandez Lopez
"7th Turku Biennial - The Unexpected Guest", Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova Museum, Turku, Finland
„MEEL. VAHTRA. FARKAS_idealist function“, Contemporary Art Centre. Vilnius, Lithuania, curator: Maria Arusoo
2014
„Traces - Contemporary Baltic Photography“, Fuga, Budapest, Hungary
„Contemporaries: Collectors and Artists – Hungarian and International Art from Private Collections in Hungary, 2010–2014“, New Budapest Gallery, Budapest, Hungary, curators: Gábor Andrási, Tamás Török, Ágnes Konkoly, Zsuzsanna Szegedy-Maszák
„From the School of Arts and Crafts to the Academy of Arts. A Hundred Years of Art Education in Tallinn“, KUMU Art Museum, curator: Mart Kalm
"Knowing Space", MA Curatorial Practice, School of Visual Arts, New York, U.S.A., curators: Steven Henry Madoff, Jovana Stokic
"Archeological Festival - A 2nd hand history and improbable obsessions", Tartu Art Museum, Tartu, Estonia, curator: Maria Arusoo
"Black House. Notes on Architecture", Contemporary Art Museum, Estonia, Tallinn, curator: Anders Härm
"Feeling Queezy?!", Contemporary Art Museum, Estonia, Tallinn, curator: Rebeka Põldsam
2013
"Art from Estonia - Dénes Farkas, Soho Fond, Neeme Külm, Jüri Ojaver, Tõnis Saadoja, Jaan Toomik", Artist Union of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
„Where You End, I Begin“, Tartu Art House, Tartu, Estonia, curator: Anneli Porri
2012
"Intimate Immensity", Musterzimmer, Berlin, curator: Jon Irigoyen
"The Exotic", Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, curator: Kirke Kangro
"Aesthetics vs Information Vol. 2", Klaipeda, Lithuania, curator: Ignas Kazakevicius
2011
"BEYOND", Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, curator: Adam Budak
"Aesthetics vs Information Vol. 2", Zurab Tsereteli Gallery, Moscow, Russia, curator: Ignas Kazakevicius
"Mutantmateeria", (with Neeme Külm) Raja str gallery, Tallinn, curator: Kirke Kangro
"neverneverland", Künstlervereinigung MAERZ, Linz, Austria, curator: Beate Rathmayr
"Silent wishes", Oksasenkatu 11, Helsinki, Finland
"Köler Prize 2011 - Exhibition of Nominees", Contemporary Art Museum, Estonia, Tallinn
"If it's part broke, half fix it", (with Neeme Külm) Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania, curator: Margit Säde
2010
"Next to nothing", Contemporary Art Museum, Estonia, Tallinn, curator: Anders Härm
2009
"Blue-Collar Blues", Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, curator: Anders Härm
"TDK" (with Eemil Karila) - Museum of Contemporary Arts, Tallinn
2008
"Plaisirs de l’imagination", Castle of Tours, France, curator: Eha Komissarov
"I see you looking at me", Eevald Okas Museum, Haapsalu, Estonia, curator: Marge Monko
2007
"New Wave", Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, curators: Anders Härm and Hanno Soans
2006
"Permission to grow up" (with Eemil Karila, Kristi Paap, Kaire Rannik, Ketli Tiitsar, Maria Valdma) - Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn
2005
"Permission to grow up" (with Eemil Karila, Kristi Paap, Kaire Rannik, Ketli Tiitsar, Maria Valdma) - Artists House, Szombathely, Hungary
2004
"Home, Sweet Home", Rottermann Salt Storage, Tallinn, curator: Eha Komissarov
"Kaunas Photo Days - International Photo Festival" - Kaunas, Lithuania, curator: Mindaugas Kavaliauskas
"Intiimsed vaated" - Narva Museum, Narva, Estonia, curator: Anneli Porri
"Similar Spaces" - The Palace of Westminster, London, UK, curator: Liina Siib
2003
"MA - MA, MA - MA - M.A. exhibition" - Art Hall Gallery, Tallinn
"[Living]room" - 008 Gallery, Tallinn
2002 
"VABA VOLI / FREEPLAY" - Hansapank Gallery, Tallinn, curator: Liina Siib
"bjectum" - Gallery of the Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn
"Autoportree" - Endla Theater Gallery, Pärnu, Estonia, curator: Margaret Tali
"Drawing 2002" - (with Eemil Karila) Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, curator: Loit Jõekalda, Jüri Hain, Tea Tammelaan
2001
"Photo show" - (with the artists group "NAGI"), Finnish Institute, Tallinn
"Altar" - Museum of Energetics, Tallinn, curator: Marko Mäetamm
"B.A. exhibition" - Rottermann Salt Storage, Tallinn

Curatorial projects
2010
"Hungarian Utopia" - (with Anders Härm) Tallinn City Gallery, Tallinn
2008
"Insanity" - Contemporary Art Museum, Estonia, Tallinn

Works in collections
Art Museum of Estonia,
Pérez Art Museum Miami,
Private collections

Awards
2013 The Annual Prize of the Estonian Cultural Endowment's Foundation for Fine and Applied Arts
2010 The Annual Prize of the Cultural Endowment of Estonia 

Nominations
2011 Köler Prize