Máté Bartha (1987), based in Budapest, HUNGARY 
is a photographer and documentary movie director.
+36 30 525 63 27
Máté Bartha, born in 1987, is an artist based in Budapest who works in the fields of photography and
documentary film. After receiving the National Scholarship of Hungary for photographers, he self-published his first book, titled Common Nature (2014). With his project, KONTAKT, he received the Robert Capa Grand Prize Hungary (2018) and the Louis Roederer Discovery Award at the Recontres D'Arles, 2019. Bartha’s debut documentary movie Downstream has been awarded the Best Student and First Film award at Verzió International Documentary Film Festival Budapest 2019.
Represented by TOBE Gallery
1088 Budapest, Bródy Sándor u. 36. HUNGARY
+36 20 4840490

2016-2018 Unversity of Drama and Film (SZFE) Budapest, directing documentaries MA
2006-2011 Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design (MOME), Budapest, photography MA

2020 - MADOKE 
2019 - Futures Photography Talent
2013 - Studio of Young Artists' Association (FKSE), Hungary

Awards, scholarships

2019 - Diploma for Promising Debut with DOWNSTREAM at 27th MINSK IFF LISTAPAD
2019 - Best Student and First film at VERZIÓ 16 with DOWNSTREAM
2019 - Fotofestiwal Open Call finalist with KONTAKT
2019 - Louis Roederer Discovery Award, Rencontres D'Arles with KONTAKT
2019 - PHMuseum 2019 Photography Grant Honorable Mention with KONTAKT
2018 - Capa Grand Prize with KONTAKT
2018 - "Bajnok" / "Champion" - Special mention / Shorts / BIDF 2018, Hungary
2017 - Capa Photography Fellowship awardee, Capa Center, Hungary
2014 - Fieldwork in New York, FFS, Hungarian Initiatives Foundation
2014 - Participant of PLAT(T)FORM 2014, Winterthur, Switzerland
2013-2014 - Pécsi József Scholarship
2013 - Fotóporta portfolio review, 3rd place
2012 - Fotóporta portfolio review, special mention
2012 - Artist in resicence in Ulm, Germany, Visual Kontakt
2020 - Danube, Against the Flow - 8 part docu-series for TV ('48)
2019 - Downstream - short documentary (36')
2017 - Champion - short documentary (19')
- "CURE" Group exhibition at Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center, Budapest
- Group exbition at "Ideologies", RAY Photography Triennale, Frankfurt, Germany
- Solo exhibition at TOBE Gallery, Budapest
- Group exhibition at FOTOFESTIWAL, Lódz, Poland
- Group exhibition at JIMEI X ARLES 2019, Jimei, China
- "Louis Roederer Discovery Award" exhibition of the shortlisted artists, Rencontres D'Arles, 2019
- "Light" Group exhibition, TOBE Gallery, Budapest

- Thirtythree, Group exhibition, Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center, Budapest
- Hello from the other side, Group Exhibition, Valyo kikötő / Capa kikötő
- City vs Nature, Group exhibition, D17 Gallery, Budapest

- "Pécsi 25" Group exhibition, Capa Contemporary Photography Center 
- "Merging Realities" Szatyor Art Space, Budapest, Hungary
- "Swing", group exhibition, Platán Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
- "Disappearing Rural Villages", multimedia exhibition, Telep Gallery, Off Biennale, Budapest, Hungary
- "Budapest Balaton", group exhibition, Hungarian Institute of Istambul, Turkey
- "Home Away", Hungarians in New York, group exhibition, Capa Contemporary Photography Center, Budapest, Hungary
- "Kiváló a hangulat" group exhibition, Casati Art Corner, Budapest, Hungary
- "derkó.pécsi.2014" group exhibition, Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary
- "Enter/ing", group exhibition, FKSE Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
- "Indíték Tématéka" group exhibition, Labor, Budapest, Hungary
- "680 km", Kunstraum Visual Kontakt, Ulm, Germany
- "Relevant" group exhibition, Roham bár, Budapest, Hungary
- "FormElles" group exhibition, Hungarian Institute of Paris, France
- "Keresetlen Csúf" group exhibition, University of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary
- "The I Country" group exhibition, Demo Gallery, Budapest
- "Contemplate" Lumen Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
- Photobiennale of Dunaújváros, Hungary
- "Image Error", group exhibition, Artbázis, Budapest, Hungary
- "The Rain Before It Falls" group exhibition, Karton Gallery, Budapest
- "Metropolis" group exhibition, Nessim Gallery, Budapest