Zsuzsa Bakonyi

Zsuzsa Bakonyi la pogacia is a photographer, artist and connection-maker based in Budapest, Hungary. She works mainly with photography but experiments also with texts, installations and performance. Many of her documentary style photographic projects are born with the mission to raise awareness around socio-political questions. Alternatively her artistic practice investigates the various layers of personal identity.

She sees being a catalyst as an essential role of an artist nowadays. She is in the leading committee of the Studio of Young Photographers Hungary, and is constantly initiating and collaborating in international projects (ex. Monumento L’Aquila common art project with artist Lavinia Tribiani and New Hungarian – a fieldwork exploring Hungarian identity in New York).

She is currently mostly interested in experimenting with the connection of text and image.