TAMÁS WALICZKY

Born in Budapest (Hungary), 1959
Lives & works in Budapest (Hungary)
Very active in: 90s, 2000s, Current decade


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He started out by creating cartoon films (1968-83), and parallel with this activity he worked as painter, illustrator and photographer. He began working with computers in 1983. He was artist-in-residence at the ZKM Institute for Visual Media in 1992, and subsequently a member of the Institute's research staff (1993-1997) before taking up a guest professorship at the HBK Saar, Saarbrucken (1997-2002). The IAMAS in Gifu, Japan, has choosen Waliczky as artist-in-residence in 1998/99. From 2003 untill 2005 he is professor at IMG, Fachhochschule Mainz. Since 2005 he is at HBK Saar again, in this time as fulltime professor.

His works won numerous international awards, including the Golden Nica of Prix Ars Electronica, Linz, was shown in several exhibitions worldwide, including the Lyon Biennale, the ICC Gallery Tokyo, and the Multimediale Karlsruhe and are in different public collections, including the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, the Oppenheimer Collectu, Paris, the Oppenheimer Collection, Bonn or the SCAN Gallery, Tokyo.