Sári Ember




artist run space 2016-2019: CHANGE-CHANGE
represented by
acb Gallery, Budapest


Born in São Paulo in 1985, living in Budapest.

2009-2010 L.E.M (Laboratory of Movement Studies), École du Théâtre Jaques Lecoq, Paris
2004-2009 Moholy-Nagy University of Arts and Crafts (MOME), Budapest, Hungary, Visual Communication, Photography
2008 Erasmus Scholarship: Glasgow School of Art, Great Britain (2 terms)
2006 CEEPUS Scholarship: Academy of Arts and Design, Ljubljana, Slovenia (1 semester)
solo exhibitions
2022 All is disappearing, Pablo’s Birthday Gallery, New York
2021 They’re all poses, adequate to different ends, Šopa Gallery, Košice, Slovakia
2020 Bread is made of stone, with Eszter Kállay, Ani Molnár Gallery, Budapest
2019 Glorious Times, Karlin Studios, Prague
There will come the time of decay, Artkartell Projectspace, Budapest
2018 Since our stories all sound alike, Galleria Campari, Milano, curator: Ilaria Bonacossa
2017 The taste of distance, OFF Biennale Budapest
Longlife, Ani Molnár Gallery, Budapest
Dust and Mist, with Zsófia Szemző, Labor Budapest, curator: Borbála Szalai
2016 Longing for far (Messzevágyók), Art+text Budapest, curator: Flóra Gadó
2015 Em Casa, Galerie Klubovna, Czech Republic, curator: Anna Juhász
2014 Kikötő, Warm São Paulo, Brazil
2013 Field Work /with Viola Fátyol, Labor, Budapest, Hungary
At home, Kunsthalle São Paulo, Brazil
2012 Conversations, Contretype, Brussels
I will, on your place, Karton Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2009 Daffodil, Lumen Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
group exhibitions
2022 Anything goes when in love, White & Weiss Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
Secondary Archive at Manifesta, Prishtina, Kosovo
Youhu, Kieselbach Gallery, Budapest
Drafting Futures, Q Contemporary Project Space, Budapest
Košice Seed Library – Seeds That Move, Šopa Gallery, Košice, Slovakia
2021 Art Encounters Biennale Timisoara, Romania
Open discussions, Guna Contemporary, Kastellorizo, Greece
Theorem X | Y, Rachel Uffner Gallery, Mrs. New York
2020 Antroporary, Jan Koniarek Gallery in Trnava, Slovakia
Cruel Summer Camp, EXILE, Vienna
So Far, So Good, Budapest Gallery
2019 Esterházy Award 2019, Ludwig Museum Budapest
The Freezing Moment from a Specific Angle, Société, Budapest
cinkos / kompliz*in: Sári Ember + Ralo Mayer, Kunstverein Eisenstadt
30 Years in Freedom, Berlin 52° 31′ N 13° 24′
Genesis, duo show with Tereza Příhodová Štetinová, Slovak Mining Museum – Jozef Kollár Gallery, Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia
Leopold Bloom Award finalists, Ludwig Museum, Budapest
Run the world girls, Gallerie Doris Ghetta, Ortisei, Italy
Outlands, Survival Kit 10.1., Riga, Latvia
Secret Pesach, 2B Gallery, Budapest
Silence, Pannonhalma Monastery, Hungary
Floral Centrepiece, Deák Erika Gallery, Budapest
Heads or Tails (duo show with Kato Six), DWG Art Space, Antwerpen, Belgium
2018 Scale, Budapest Galéria
Everyday exotic, Société Budapest
We can’t really bear each other with the walls, Drei Raben, Budapest
Nothing in Isolation, Pablo’s birthday, New York
Where do we go from here?, Galerie Miroslava Kubíka, Litomyšl, Czech Republic
Dreams come from the past not from the future, Löwenpalais, Berlin
Every other Thing, Krokus Gallery, Bratislava
The Intention of Things, Trafó Gallery, Budapest
2017 Esterházy Award 2017, Ludwig Museum, Budapest
Falafel Sziget, Somogyi Béla utca 8, Budapest
Abstract Hungary, Künstlerhaus Graz, Ausztria
Child in the Hungarian Art, Vasary Gallery, Balatonfüred, Hungary
The Way They See It. An Overview of Hungarian Photography, National Museum in Warsaw
Instax, Deák Erika Galéria, Budapest
2016 Traco, São Paulo, Brazil
Soltice, Faur Zsófi Contemporary, Budapest
Art Market Budapest, Ani Molnár Gallery
Biosphere Reserve, ART PLACC, Tihany, Hungary
Mermaids and color fields, Artlocator Magazine No2 Launch, A38, Budapest
Art Brussels, with Ani Molnár Gallery
What Kind of Creature is an Artist? The 2016 Traditional Annual Exhibition of the Studio of Young Artists’ Association (SYAA), Budapest
Ongoing h/Histories, Stúdió Gallery, Budapest
The rings go, the fingers stay, Múzeum krt 19., Budapest
Cause of Death – A Matter of Taste and Luck, Latarka Gallery, Budapest
2015 Munka-Művek, Budapest Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2014 Primeira, Warm Art Space, São Paulo, Brazil
Sept Femmes en Résidence, Contretype – Bruxelles
Sobre lugares e gestos. Labmis residency, Museo da imagem e do Som, São Paulo, Brazil
Private Nationalism, Zsolnay Cultural Quarter, Pécs, Hungary
Natural Studies, Faur Zsófi Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
derko.pécsi.2014, Műcsarnok (Kunsthalle) Budapest, Hungary
2013 Fotóplacc – Artplacc, Tihany
Present Continous V-VI-VII, Hungarian House of Photography – Mai Manó House Budapest
In the kitchen, in bed, in public, Hungarian House of Photography – Mai Manó House Budapest
Paperboats, Trapéz Gallery, Budapest
2012 XY – Human Dignity, Mome Generation, Ludwig Museum, Budapest
Progressive quests, Hungarian Museum of Photography, Kecskemét, Hungary
Sejt, Gödör, Budapest
Curators’ Network – Budapest, Ludwig Museum
Photos about clothes, project with Szidonia Szep, Mono, Budapest
2011 Group Therapy, Hungarian Institute Warsaw, Poland
Speaks for itself, FKSE annual show, National Gallery, Budapest
Alföld is far away, Danube is cold… Stúdió Gallery, Budapest
2010 Hungarian Contemporary Photography, Hungarian Institute in Paris
Lumen Gallery on Paris Photo Photo
Photosophy, in Focus festival, Lithuania
Biennale of Esztergom, Prize of Morzsák Gallery
Private Landscapes. Young photography from Hungary, Kunstverein Düsseldorf
Münster, Stadthausgalerie, Germany
Révélation 4, Le Comptoir, Paris
Interhuman realations, Lodz Photo Festiwal, Poland
ure Spirit: new artists in Spiritusz Gallery, Budapest
2009 Paossa, arjessa (on Escape in reality), Hungarian Institute Helsinki, Finland
Stylewalker night: ‘Hanging out’, at Showroom Szidonia Szep
This is the playground, Sirály, Budapest
Photo Biennale of Dunaújváros, Contemporary Art Institute, Hungary
2008 “Lüktetés” (Pulsing), Székely Bertalan Atelier House, Szada, Hungary
FFS (Association of Young Photographers) Introducing, Kolta Gallery, Budapest
2007 Art fair Budapest
Faulheit (Lazyness), Bipolar project, Wolfsburg Kunstverein, Germany; Ponton Gallery, Budapest
RH+, Boulevard & Brezsnyev Gallery, Budapest
Photo Biennale of Dunaújváros, Contemporary Art Institiute, Hungary
2006 Photography Factory, Lodz Photo Festival, Poland
2019 Futura, Visegrad Fund Artist in Residence, Prague
2019 Museumsquartier Residency by tranzit, Vienna
2018 7th Litomyšl Symposium, Czech Republic
2014-15 Tofiq House Atelies, São Paulo, Brazil
2014 LabMis, Museo de Imagem e Som, São Paulo, Brazil
2013 Casa Tomada, São Paulo, Brazil
2010 Contretype, Brussels, Belgium
2008 Derniera project, Brno, Czech Republic
prizes, scholarships
2019 Leopold Bloom Award, Hungary
2018 Herczeg Klára Prize, Hungary
2017 Campari Art Prize, Artissima
2016 Derkovits Gyula scholarship
2011, 2013 Pécsi József young photographers’ support scholarship
2008 Epson Photo Award (best class with the group of MOME photography students), Art Fair Cologne, Germany
2007 Remake competition (first prize), Palace of Arts, Budapest