Péter Nádas

*1942

After a photography apprenticeship Péter Nádas (Hungarian, born 1942) worked as a photojournalist and writer for various magazines. In 1967 he published his first volume of prose and gave up journalism, but his works were censored after another volume came out in 1969. His novel The End of a Family Story, published in 1977, garnered him international acclaim. Many of his works such as A Lovely Tale of Photography (1999) and My Own Death (2002) combine photography and text. He has curated exhibitions such as Kindred Spirits. Hungarian Photographers 1914-2003 (Fotomuseum Den Haag, 2004 and Martin-Gropius-Bau Berlin, 2005), and more recently the interdisciplinary exhibition entitled In der Dunkelkammer des Schreibens (In the Darkroom of Writing) at Kunsthaus Zug (2012), which also included his own photographs.