Budapest based Hungarian photographer, Bea Kovács, is interested in documentary photography, portrait and social representation.Long-term projects stand closer to her, as the humility, empathy and sensitivity which came with her age enrich the stories she would like to tell. She likes address difficult topics such as the life of ill, struggling children, show their everyday life, how they and their family try to overcome obstacles, so she can draw attention to their difficulties. Also likes to visit the villages of her homeland, and capture the slowly vanishing traditions, the life of older people. Through this she can show how the meaning of life changes from one generation to the other. She pays attention to the South Caucasian countries, where likes to capture the link between people and their environment, the colorful differences between cultures. 

Bea currently attends the MÚOSZ György Bálint School of Journalism in Budapest. Her "Coma Vigil" photo series won the „Everyday life (series)” category , and the André Kertész Grand Prize of the Hungarian Press Photo 2020 for the best documentary photographs focusing on people. 

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