Illés Sarkantyu

Born in 1977 – Lives and works between Paris and Bordeaux.

The artist, photographer and filmmaker Illés Sarkantyu graduated from the Moholy-Nagy University of Applied Art in Budapest in 2000. In 2002, he moved to Paris. His interest in questions of absence and presence, memory and heritage, nourishes his work.

llés Sarkanty does not love art for art’s sake but for the sake of awakening. Yes, to take up a famous expression, “art is what makes life more interesting than art”, because in it develops the concern of the world.
Pierre Wat