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Currently lives and works in Vienna, Austria

Born in August 1990, Dunaújváros, Hungary



EDUCATION


Magister of Arts


2011–2017 University of Applied Art Vienna
studied under the professorship of Bernhard Willhelm and Hussein Chalayan


EXHIBITIONS

2023


FACT’s 20th Birthday, FACT, Liverpool, UK
Before the Upcoming,  Aici Acolo Pop Up Gallery & MATKA, Technical Museum, Bucharest,RO
SYSTEMS- EMAP group show curated by M-CultVantaa Art Museum Artsi, Helsinki, FI
COLD HEAVEN 48 Hours of Immersive Trash, STWST / Stadtwerkstatt, Linz, Austria
Cool Machines, Kunstraum Remise, Bludenz, Austria (solo)
REALITY & ILLUSION, LOKART festival, Pécs, Hungary
Interfacing life, NeMe, Cyprus, Cyprus
Fungible content, WRO Biennale 2023, Wroclaw, Poland
Dreams beyond the Grind, SeeLab, Vienna, Austria (solo)


2022

 
DISPATCHES FROM A TROUBLED CITY THE CITY AS A NOVEL,  MUSA Startgalerie, Austria
Pendragon´s arrival, Afa showroom, Vienna, Austria
Rencontres Internationales, Paris/Berlin, France/ Germany
Skintight paradise A motherly hunt boosting into the bubble, Pince projekt, Budapest, Hungary
Shedding, WAF Galerie, Vienna, Austria

2021

 
Wienwoche, Vienna, Austria
Uncanny Reality, Symposion Lindabrunn, Lindabrunn, Austria
Fejér Megyei Őszi Tárlat, ICA-D, Dunaújváros, Hungary

2020  

 
My eyelids are thinned by the heat so I can see this haze, Műtő, Budapest, Hungary
Belátások, ICA-D, Dunaújváros, Hungary
Another World, Online exhibition
WITTGENSTEIN 2020, aqb-Budapest, Hungary    

2019     


Church of Ego, U10 Gallery, Belgrad, Serbia
Take Festival, Vienna, Austria
re_publica festival, Berlin, Germany
Praise the Laziness, 12-14 Contemporary, Vienna, Austria
werk, FKSE, Budapest, Hungary

2018

   
Operngasse36, Vienna, Austria
#fuckreality, Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Vienna, Austria
EXIST:Design Days, Burgasse98, Vienna, Austria
ALL ABOUT PEACE, Knoll Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
Glue in Reality, EMMA Kreativzentrum, Pforzheim, Germany
Trendbontás, ICA-D, Dunaújváros, Hungary
WOMAN, ALL TOO WOMAN, Baroque Urban, Timișoara, Romania

2017   


CROSS9 ART + TEXT, Budapest, Hungary
Underworld Journey, Take festival, Vienna, Austria
The Essence 17, Alte post, Vienna, Austria
 

2015

 
TENDANCES Emerging Female Artists & Performance Art, MO:E, Vienna, Austria

2014 

 
DESIGN ACT, Galerie Freihausgasse, Villach, Austria
Double-stitching or how a shoe becomes an animal, Vienna Design Week, Kunsthaus Wien, Austria  

2013  

 
Dunaújvárosi Szlalom, ICA-D, Dunaújváros, Hungary
77 Magazine exhibition, MO:E Vienna, Austria  


RESIDENCIES

2022    Symposion Lindabrunn, Lindabrunn, Austria

2018    Designers in Residence Scholarship, Pforzheim, Germany

AWARDS & GRANTS 
2023    Lokart first prize 

2022    Start Stipendium

2021    Afa visual focus

2020    Wirtschafts Agentur Wien, Creatives for Vienna Award

2018    Designers in Residence Scholarship, Pforzheim, Germany

2017    Angewandte Förderung Stipendium

2014    RONDO Vöslauer-Modepreise
              Swarovski Award

PUBLICATIONS
Ráhel Anna Molnár, GOLD UND LIEBE III. – Lessons from mutants, Artmagazin online, 10. 12. 2020.

Vivian Perkovic and Leo Palm ,”Culture time extra”: The world at 26 - what moves millennials? , Kultur Zeit, 3SAT, 01. 10. 2021

Kriszta Dékei, Szent Kristóf és a hajléktalanok -Mindent a békéről, Magyar Narancs, 2018.08.12

Stephan Hilpold, Das sitzt! Agnes Varnai gewinnt RONDO-Vöslauer-Modepreis 2014, Der Standard, 05 06. 2014

AGNES_VARNAI 2022