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Portfolio Reviews with István Virágvölgyi

About István Virágvölgyi
Artistic director, Capa Center

István Virágvölgyi (1982 – Budapest, Hungary) studied freehand drawing, desktop publishing, photography and earned a master’s degree from library and information studies at Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest, Hungary). He worked at the leading Hungarian news portal Origo first as photo editor and then as head of photography between 2007 and 2011. He then joined MTI Hungarian News Agency and served as head of the photo desk for three years. He lectured on documentary photography and photo editing at the Budapest Metropolitan University between 2014 and 2019. Since 2014, he has worked as the curator of the Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center, and since 2023 he has been the artistic director of the center. He is secretary of the Capa Grand Prize Hungary and the editor of Weekly Fortepan blog. Since 2016, he is a cultural advisor of the Archabbey of Pannonhalma; since 2018, volunteer editor of the Fortepan digital photo archive, since 2021, member of the board of trustees of the József Pécsi Photography Scholarship for young artists, and since 2022 lecturer at the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design.

About Portfolio Reviews

Participants who wish to attend portfolio reviews must fill out the form below. The quota is limited and the participants will be determined in the order of registration. After the form is closed, participants will receive an email for further details. Portfolio reviews will take place at the office of 212 Studio with the attendance of István Virágvölgyi. The duration of reviews for each participant will be half an hour.


István Virágvölgyi


6 October Friday
10.30 – 12.30


212 Studio

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