Country: HU

Kinga Toth (1983, Sárvár, Hungary) writes and publishes short stories, poems and drama pieces in Hungarian, German and English languages. She is a musician, extensive vocalist, visual and sound poet, presenting her work in performances, exhibitions and installations (e.g. MANIFESTA 11 Zürich; CROWD; OFF Biennale; Wechselstorm Galerie; Akademie Schloss Solitude). She is also a philologist and a teacher and has worked as a journalist and copy editor of art magazines, and as cultural organizer. Tóth’s international publications include collections of poetry PARTY (PRAE, 2013, Hungary; BIRDS LCC, U.S.A. 2018), All Machine (2014, Hu and Allmaschine, Akademie Schloss Solitude, 2014), Village 0-24 (Eng, Melting Books 2016), Wir bauen eine Stadt (De, Parasitenpresse 2016) and a visual-art catalogue: Textbilder (GEDOK, 2016-2017) Her novel, The Moonlight Faces (The Lost Words Verlag, Netherlands; Magvető 2017) won the Hazai Attila and the best novel special prices in Hungary, with the English and German manuscripts she joined the International Writing Program in the U.S.A., the LCB, GEDOK, Bosch program in Germany. Her work has been published internationally in many magazines and journals including Solitude Art Yearbook, Stuttgart and Die Welt ist nicht erfunden, Solitude (2014) Huellkurven (Austria),), tapin2 (Fra), Colony (Ire), POETRY (USA), Lyrikline (De).

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This artist participated in the SHAPE platform which concluded in 2022. The current version of the project is SHAPE+. Like its predecessor, it is co-funded by the European Union.