Tamás Waliczky





Affiliation(s):


  • ZKM and City University of Hong Kong

Department:


  • School of Creative Media

Job Title:


  • Animation Artist

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Bio:


  • ISEA2016
    Tamás Waliczky is an animation and new media artist. He started out by creating animations at the age of nine. Then 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 chosen Waliczky as artist-in-residence in 1998-99. From 2003 until 2005 he is professor at Fachhochschule Mainz. Between 2005 and 2010 he is at HBK Saar again, this time as full time professor. Since September 2010 he is professor at School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong.

    Waliczky has worked together with his wife Anna Szepesi since the early eighties. Anna is usually the artistic adviser in most of his works.

    His works won numerous international awards, including the Golden Nica of Prix Ars Electronica, Linz, was shown in several exhibitions worldwide, including the Biennial of Lyon, the ICC Gallery Tokyo, the Multimediale Karlsruhe, the Biennial of Seville or the Goethe Institut Hong Kong, and are in different public collections like the Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris) or the Ludwig Museum (Budapest).

    Tamas Waliczky has been selected to represent Hungary at the Fifty-Eighth Venice Biennale, 2019.

    ISEA2000

    Tamas 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. [source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tam%C3%A1s_Waliczky]       

    ISEA1995

    Animator, painter and computer animator, he was artist-in-residence at the ZKM (Center for Art and Media) of Karlsruhe (Germany) and now a member of the staff of its Institute for Visual Media. He has won innumerable awards since 1986 in Budapest, Linz, Paris, Monte-Carlo, Locarno, Berlin and London, including First Prize at Electronie d’Arte e Altre Scritture (1994) in Italy. His works are in various public collections, including the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris and the Scan Video Gallery, Tokyo. (See Artintact 1+2)


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Current Location:


  • Hungary, DE



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