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Réka BOHUS

1992, Budapest - Hungary
Lives and works in Budapest
Represented by TOBE Gallery since 2019
  • Réka Bohus is a Hungarian artist based in Budapest. Interested in abstract, geometric, and collage art. In her personal works, she usually seeks the connection between the mediums of photography and painting.

     

    “The starting point of her series called What remains is rooted in her private life, first of all, the creative process generating the images is of therapeutic nature. It would impossible to ignore the private aspects of the creative work which is being experienced as a healing process. Especially since in the case of the photographic still life genre the author is always emphatically present, she is the creator and she is the one who has arranged the objects featured in the picture, the most suitable background and lighting, all in all, everything that would facilitate the expression of her vision. In contemporary still life photography, if we may handle such a complicated, complex and intricate phenomenon so liberally, what mostly happens is giving some significance to trivial, insignificant things. Bohus’ Konstruktum series also let us experience this process. However, the What remains series features organized visual metaphors created from meaningful objects with special significance for the author, through which the readability appears in a textual form, in the shape of newspaper pages chosen as background. […]”

    © Balázs Zoltán Tóth

     

     

    IG Réka Bohus

Academic studies

2015 – University of Kaposvár, Kaposvár / photography BA
2012 – Alternative Economics High School (AKG), Budapest / photography

 

Solo and duo exhibition

2020

– What remains | Ami maradt – TOBE Gallery / Budapest
– Üveg, Fém, Fotó – A Bohus-Lugossy művészcsalád kiállítása – Józsefvárosi Galéria / Budapest
2019

– Fényt hozzon…VII – Vízivárosi Galéria / Budapest

 

Selected group exhibitions

2020

– Winter Show: The Nightmare Before Xmas – TOBE Gallery / Budapest
– Coworking, Studio of Young Photographers – SKURC / Budapest
2019

– Deep Flows | Mélyáramok – MODEM / Debrecen
– Resident Art – A.P.A. galéria / Budapest
– Resident Art – Garten Kortárs képzőművészeti bázis / Lovas
2018

– PIÑA curated by TOBE – Pegazus / Szentbékkálla
– Still Life | Csöndesen – Budapest Photo Festival – Kiscelli Museum / Budapest
2016

– 1/1 – TOBE Gallery / Budapest
– Absence – Gregersen Art Point / Budapest
– Triangle – TOBE Gallery / Budapest
2015

– KEF – ArtPlacc / Tihany
– Diploma exhibition – FUGA / Budapest

 

Presence in Art Fairs

2016

– Art Market Budapest – Vesc Art Management / Budapest

 

Selected PRESS

2020

– Réka Bohus: What remains / Artmirror
– Kétféle homok, Cséka György / Újművészet
– Körforgásban, Barta Edit / PUNKT
– A rétegek súlya, Tóth Balázs Zoltán / Országút
– Életem története, Takáts Fábián / KULTer
2016

– Az érzet a valóság, Tóth Judit Nikoletta / ArtNews

 

 

available artworks

AMI MARADT / WHAT REMAINS

Archival pigment ink prints from digital photography

 

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