Kincső Bede

Based in  Budapest
Born in 1995


Kincső Bede (b.1995) is a Romanian visual artist with Hungarian roots, who grew up in a small city in Transylvania, Romania. She is fascinated by the communist past of her homeland, the power of the leader Nicolae Ceaușescu, the control exercised by the security agency Securitate, and how this history is passed down across the generations. Currently, Kincső lives and works in Budapest, Hungary and she is studied at the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design. She is part of the Studio of Young Photographers. In 2020 she won the photography scholarship of the Association of Hungarian Photographers. In the same year she was among the winners of Carte Blanche Students, a scholarship founded by Paris Photo. The works of the four winners were exhibited at the Parisian Gare du Nord. Her series, titled ’’Three Colours I Know in This World’’ was chosen for the 10 New Talent 2020 programme by the curators of BredaPhoto Festival and was exhibited in The Netherlands. Her work is often applauded by the foreign press, like: GUP Magazine, The Steidz, Grandmamas Print, The Art News Paper Edition Francaise, Hotpotatonews, VOGUE Italy, VOGUE China, ELLE Italy, . Also, her photos are part of the Blurring the Lines 2020 issue. In 2021 she was exhibited at UNSEEN, in Amsterdam, and in Paris, at Paris Photo’s Curiosa sector with TOBE Gallery, curated by Shoair Mavlian. In 2022, she was awarded the prize intitled: PhMuseum Photography Grant as a New Generational Prize – Honorable Mention, in the same year her work were exhibitied at the PhotoVogue Festival in Milan and at the PHOTO ISRAEL International Photography Festival in Tel-Aviv.

From 2020 she is representd by TOBE Gallery, in Budapest.