Daniel Szalai (born 1991) is a Hungarian artist, working on large-scale, photography-based projects, dealing with global issues and personal subjects. In his latest projects, he is focusing on human-animal relations, reflecting societal, political and economic anomalies. In his artistic practice, Szalai mixes different medium and also work with spatial installations. Besides studying photography at the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design in Budapest and at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, Szalai also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Art and Design Theory. In 2018, he became a laureate of the Carte Blanche Award. In the same year, he was selected for the International Talent Program of BredaPhoto 2018, as well as for the 2nd Cycle of PARALLEL - European Photo Based Platform. He was awarded the Grand Prize at the Budapest Portfolio Review 2018. Daniel is a member of the Studio of Young Photographers, Hungary. He lives and works in Budapest.