Márió Z. Nemes


Eastern European Network

City, Country:

Budapest, Hungary


2013, 2014, 2015

Born 1982 in Ajka/Hungary.

Márió Z. Nemes works as a poet, critic and art theorist. He studied philosophy and aesthetics at the philosophical faculty of Eötvös-Loránd-University, Budapest/Hungary and from 2009–20012 he was a Ph.D student at the Doctoral School of Eötvös Loránd University with aesthetics as field of research.

He graduated in 2013 with the dissertation Aesthetics and anthropology – anthropological production as aesthetical dehumanization with summa cum laude. For his dissertation he received the cogito award of the German-Hungarian Association for Philosophy and from the publishing company L’Harmattan.

Márió Z. Nemes is co-founder of the poetry group Telep Csoport (2005).
So far he has published three lyric volumes: Casual Readings of Flesh (2006), Bauxit (2010) and The Archbishop Cries (2014). In 2014 his essay collection Preparation as Metaphor was released.
In 2013, together with Zsolt Miklósvölgyi and Márk Fridvalszki, he founded the fanzine and small press Technology and the Uncanny in Berlin/Germany.
He lives and works in Budapest.

Márió  Z. Nemes is a participant in the writers exchange program between Akademie Schloss Solitude and young Hungarian writers in Budapest.