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Currently based in Calabria, Italy, Dia Takacsova (1992) is a Slovak photographer interested in questions of identity, physical and emotional connection to place and human relationship to nature and environment. Dia attended an international photo project in Paris, France documenting the topic urban territories/personal territories, and received a Slovak Press Photo 2016 award. She was a member of the Atelier of the Medium of Photography (lecturers: Mgr. Art. Petra Cepková, ArtD., doc. Mgr. Art. Jozef Sedlák) and the Atelier of Photography (lecturer: Tibor Huszár) during her studies.

Residence
2015: LES 400 VUES - a photographic project focused on urban areas and identities of place, Paris (FR)

Awards
2016: Slovak Press Photo - 3rd place in the international category for young photographers up to 25 years

Education
2014-2016: MA in Mass Media Studies at the University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava, Slovakia
2013 - 2014: Journalism and Public Relations at Universitatea Lucian Blaga din Sibiu, Romania (an Erasmus semester)

Selected Collaborations and Features
iGNANT, Bird in Flight, Huck Magazine, The Adventure Handbook, Freunde von Freunden, The Calvert Journal, Soda Magazin by O2, Red Bull Adventure, Worbz, Morning Nomads, Sunday Mornings at the River, Archive Collective Mag, Radio and Television Slovakia, Wild Slate Magazine, Aye Mag, ND Gallery, Inspire Magazine, Roady Magazine, Slovensko zajtra, Cuckoo Magazine, Manzárd Café, Slovak Art Magazine, Cirkumfleks Magazine...

See Online
Huck Magazine, The Calvert Journal, Sunday Mornings at the River, Morning Nomads

Solo Exhibitions
2017: The Longest Day - Embaixada do Porto, Porto (PT)

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017: Slovak Press Photo 2016 - Municipal Library, Piestany (SK)
2016: Slovak Press Photo 2016 - Primatial Palace, Bratislava (SK)
2016: Les 400 vues - Université Sorbonne Nouvelle / Université Paris Descartes / FIAP Jean Monnet / Square Louis Lumière / L’actualité du centre d’animation Reuilly, Paris (FR)
2016: Les 400 vues à Dublin - The French Alliance of Dublin, Dublin (IR)
2015: Slovak New Wave/Slovenská Nová Vlna - SUPŠ sv. Anežky, Český Krumlov (CZ)
2013: Homage to Francisco Infante - Gallery of Ľudovít Hlaváč, Trnava (SK)
2013: Nikon kalendář 2013- Czech Photo Gallery, Prague (CZ) 
2012: NME Music Photography Awards - Getty Images Gallery, London (UK)