Tamás Waliczky

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Tamás Waliczky, born in 1959, in Budapest, Hungary, works as a media artist. He started out by creating cartoon films (1968–83), whilst working as a painter, illustrator and photographer. He began working with computers in 1983.[1] He was artist-in-residence at the Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (ZKM) in 1992, and subsequently a member of the Institute's research staff (1993–1997) before taking up a guest professorship at the HBK Saar, Saarbrücken (1997–2002). IAMAS in Gifu, Japan, chose Waliczky as artist-in-residence for 1998/99. From 2003 until 2005 he was professor at IMG, Fachhochschule Mainz. From 2005 to 2010 he was at HBK Saar, this time as a full-time professor. As of 2010, he is a professor at the School of Creative Media at the City University of Hong Kong.[1]

His works have won numerous international awards, including the 1989 Golden Nica at the Prix Ars Electronica, Linz, and has been shown in several exhibitions worldwide, including the Lyon Biennale, the ICC Gallery Tokyo, and the Multimediale Karlsruhe.[1] His works are currently in several public collections, including the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, the Oppenheimer Collection, Bonn and the SCAN Gallery, Tokyo.

Main works[edit]

  • Marionettes (Germany, computer animation, video installation), 2007
  • The fisherman and his wife (Japan, computer animation), 2000
  • Focus (Germany-England, interactive installation), 1998
  • Sculptures (Germany, video installation), 1997
  • Landscape (Germany, computer animation, video installation), 1996
  • The way (Germany, computer animation, video installation), 1994
  • Der Wald (Germany, computer animation, video installation, interactive installation), 1993
  • The Garden, 21st Century Amateur Film (Germany-Hungary, computer animation, video installation), 1992
  • Conversation (with Tibor Szemzo, Hungary-France, audio-visual performance), 1990
  • Memory of Moholy-Nagy (with John Halas, Hungary-England, computer animation), 1990
  • Is there any room for me here? (Hungary, computer animation), 1988
  • Pictures (Hungary, computer animation), 1988

Works in public collections[edit]

  • CENTRE GEORGES POMPIDOU, MUSEE NATIONAL D'ART MODERNE (video collection),Paris
  • SCAN VIDEO GALLERY, Tokyo
  • OPPENHEIMER COLLECTION, Bonn
  • ZENTRUM FÜR KUNST UND MEDIENTECHNOLOGIE KARLSRUHE (videothek), Karlsruhe
  • AIACE, Milano
  • VIDEO DES BEAUX JOURS, Strasbourg
  • MUSEUM OF MODERN ART (video collection), New York
  • AUSTRALIAN CENTRE FOR THE MOVING IMAGE, Melbourne
  • CENTRO AUDIOVISIVI, Bolzano
  • Private collection of KATALIN SPENGLER - ZSOLT SOMLÓI, Budapest

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Professor WALICZKY, Tamas Pal". City University of Hong Kong. Retrieved 5 May 2011. 
  • Fu Ningning: "GOD'S EYES / TAMAS WALICZKY'S COSMOLOGY", World Art magazine, 2008 Nov. No. 77, Beijing
  • "WALICZKY, SELECTED WORKS 1986-2003", catalog with essays of Győrgy Palos, Jozsef Melyi, Jeffrey Shaw, Itsuo Sakane and Nikolett Eross, Budapest, 2005
  • Mark B. N. Hansen: "New philosophy for new media", The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts; London, England, 2004
  • Sven Drühl: "TAMÁS WALICZKY - DER ZEITKÜNSTLER", Kunstforum International, Bd. 151, Ruppichteroth, 2000
  • Lev Manovich: "CINEMA AS CULTURAL INTERFACE", MIT Press, 2001
  • Toshino Iguchi: "THE 20th CENTURY 100 ART MATRIX", BT Monthly Art Magazine, Tokyo, 2000
  • Lev Manovich: "THE CAMERA AND THE WORLD; NEW WORKS BY TAMÁS WALICZKY", Continental Drift, Prestel, Munich - New York, 1998
  • Anne-Marie Duguet: "TAMÁS WALICZKY" catalog, NTT/ICC Gallery, Tokyo, 1996
  • Masato Shirai: "A MECHANISM FOR REORGANIZING THE WORLD" catalog, NTT/ICC Gallery, Tokyo, 1996
  • Pier Luigi Capucci: "L'AFFETTIVITA DELLO SPAZIO" Domus magazine, October 1996, Milano
  • Anna Szepesi: "DER WALD / THE FOREST" artintact 2, ZKM/Institut für Bildmedien, Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern, 1995
  • Takis Kyriakoulakos: "TAMÁS WALICZKY: LE POETE DEL'INTIME" TECH IMAGES, Paris, 1990
  • Shalom Gorewitz: "PROPHET WITHOUT HONOR (COMPUTER VIDEO ARTIST TAMÁS WALICZKY)" THE INDEPENDENT, New York, 1990
  • Maria Grazia Mattei: "L'EST ELETTRONICO", ZOOM, Milano, 1980