ZOLTÁN SZEGEDY-MASZÁK

1969, born in Budapest

www.szmz.hu

 

Academic Career

1988-1992

Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Painting Department, Budapest (teachers: Gábor Nagy, later Dóra Maurer)

1992

Graduated at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Painting Department, Budapest

1992-

Lecturer of computer studies at the Intermedia Department

1992-1994

postgraduate studies, Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest

1994-1995

Lecturer of computer-animation at the Hungarian Academy of Applied Arts

1994-1996

Lecturer of computer studies at the postgraduate video & telecommunications course of the ELTE University Budapest

1996-2002

program coordinator of C3 (Center for Culture and Communication) Budapest

1997

assistant professor at the Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Intermedia Dept.

1999-2002

DLA studies, Hungarian University of Fine Arts Budapest, Intermedia Dept.

2003

Doctor of Liberal Arts degree at the Hungarian University of Fine Arts

2005-2009

Vice Rector of Education, Hungarian University of Fine Arts Budapest

2007

Habilitation Qualification in Visual Arts

2009-

General Vice-Rector, Hungarian University of Fine Arts Budapest

2011

professor, Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Intermedia Dept.

Prizes and Grants

1992

1st price of Hermann Lipót Foundation

1993

Eötvös Foundation, Budapest

1995

Hungarian Photobiennal Esztergom/Budapest: price of the magazine “Fotóművészet”

European Media Artist in Residence, Dessau, Bauhaus

1999-2002

Derkovits scholarship

2003

finalist for Nam June Paik Award

2003-2004

Deák Ferenc post doctorial scholarship

2005-07

Derkovits Gyula fellowship

2008

Camera Obscura – second prize of the restricted tender by Hungarian Museum of Photography

2010

Munkácsy state art award

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016

Smalltalk2016: Hello Stranger!, Kisterem Gallery, Budapest

2015

Kisterem Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2014

B5 Gallery, Targu. Mures, Romania

2013

Sole and Joint Works 2.0, Magma, Sfântu Gheorghe, Romania

2012

In Terms of Hardware, Kisterem, Budapest

2008

Sole and Joint Works, Museum of Paks, Hungary

2007

AURA 2.0, Dorottya Gallery, Budapest

Collection Deák, Székesfehérvár

2006

SeeThrough, networked installation: Hungarian Institute Paris – French Institute Budapest

2004

SeeThrough, networked installation: Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe (D), Ars Electronica Center, Linz (AT), Millenáris Budapest

2003

Promenade 2.0, C3 Gallery, Budapest

Raiffeisen Gallery, Budapest

2001

Raiffeisen Gallery, Budapest

1999

Promenade, Ars Electronica Center, Linz

Variations on Steganography, Collegium Budapest – Institute for Advanced Studies, Budapest

1998

Achilleus and the Turtle, Studio Gallery, Budapest

1996

In the Belly of the Whale, Kiscelli Museum, Budapest (with Dóra Maurer)

1993

Goethe Institut, Budapest

1991

Ostmodern, Künstlerhaus Klenzestr. München (with Attila Csörgő & Róza El-Hassan)

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016

Tértelenítés (De-spacing) – exibition with Zsombor Pólya, Artbázis, Budapest

The Tongue is not a Reliable Instrument, B32 Gallery, Budapest

2015

TIMEBASE – Time-Based Media in Contemporary Art, New Budapest Gallery

Thougths around the Black Square, Museum Vasarely of the Hungarian Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest

2014

Contemporaries: collectors and artists, New Budapest Gallery, Hungary

The State of Things, Castle Gallery, Veszprém, Hungary

2013

Coded Images – Informatics in Photography, Aquarium, Budapest, Hungary

Cake, Gallery of Miskolc, Hungary

Conceptualism Today, Kunsthalle Paks, Hungary

Still – Photography in the Museum, MODEM, Debrecen, Hungary

2012

Works Based on Human Intervention, Kunsthalle Paks, Hungary

Quadratic Equations, Kepes Institute, Eger

Rangefinder, Kepes Center, Eger, Hungary

2011

Background II. – Neither Master, nor Student, Kisterem, Budapest

Grafitri XXV. – Mimetical Constructions, Rákóczi-ház, Miskolc

Coleur Locale – Hungarian Contemporary Artworks, 320fok, Siófok

Gateways – Art and Networked Culture, KUMU Art Museum, Tallin

2010

Contemporary Media Art, Arthouse Veszprém

Art exhibition of state award winners 2010, Magyar Alkotóművészek Háza, Budapest

Concrete Photo, Photogram, Vasarely Museum Budapest

2009

Máquinas de mirar. O cómo se origan las imágenes, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Sevilla

Camera Obscura, House of Hungarian Photographers, Budapest

Agóra Digitáliában – Digital Trends in Contemporary Hungarian Art 2, Magyar Alkotóművészek Háza, Budapest

Visual Tactics, Kunsthalle Budapest

2008

Blickmaschinen – Visual Tacticts, Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen

Camera Obscura, Hungarian House of Photography, Budapest

Constructive-Concrete Wanted, Vasarely Museum Budapest

Camera Obscura, Millenáris, Budapest

2007

ARTINACT, Paksi Képtár, Paks

Wolfgang von Kempelen. Mensch [in der] Maschine, ZKM – Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe

Kempelen, Kunsthalle Budapest

2006

Re:mbrandt – Contemporary Hungarian Artists Respond, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest
ACM Multimedia Interactive Art Exhibition, Santa Barbara CA (USA)

Real and Virtual Spaces, Vasarely Museum Budapest

2005

Dingpolitik – Making Things Public, ZKM – Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe

Active Image, NCCA Moscow

Digital Media Artworks, House of the Future, Millenáris, Budapest

2004

Second World, APA Ateliers pro Arts, Budapest

EU&You, Vienna – Graz – Szombathely, Railway Stations

The Hidden Holocaust, Kunsthalle Budapest

2003

Aura – After the Age of Technical Reproduction, Millenáris, Budapest

2002

Nam June Paik Award, NRW Forum, Dusseldorf

VISION – Image and Perception, Kunsthalle Budapest

Hungarian Electro-graphy, National Museum, Belgrade

Zweite Welt (Second World), KunstAllianz Berlin

Iconoclash, ZKM Karlsruhe

2001

Young Artists from Hungary, ICA London

On Photogram, C3 Gallery Budapest

C3 ou la jeune création, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris

2000

Media Modell, Kunsthalle Budapest

Intuition, Innovation, Invention, Kunsthalle Budapest

Derkovits scholarship holders’ exhibition, Ernst Museum, Budapest

1999

Intermedia – Inductive Point of Junction, Artpool P60 Budapest

Interstanding III., Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallin

Kunst der neunziger Jahre in Ungarn, Akademie der Künste, Berlin

Young and serious – recycled images, Ernst Museum, Budapest

Perspective, Kunsthalle Budapest

1998

Digital Glance, Trafó Gallery, Budapest

DEAF Festival, Rotterdam

Trieste Contemporanea 98, Trieste

SeaFair, Skopje, Macedonia

Inter/Media/Art, Ernst Museum, Budapest

Obserwatorium, Centrum Sztuki Wsplczesnej – Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw

1997

Áthidalás, Danube Museum Esztergom

The code, exhibition and lecture with Gustav Hámos and Miklós Peternák, Vilém Flusser Symposion, Goethe Institut Budapest

Internet Galaxis, Museum of Fine Arts Budapest

1996

Beyond Art, Ludwig Museum, Budapest

Exploration Network, Center for Culture and Communication, Budapest

Internet Galaxis, Budapest Gallery

The Butterfly Effect, Kunsthalle, Budapest

1995

Ostranenie, Bauhaus Dessau

Autokatalízis, Vizivárosi Gallery, Budapest

Fotogramok (Photograms), Vigadó Gallery, Budapest

1994

Fotogramok (Photograms), Photobiennal, Esztergom

Sculpture City, RAM Galerie, Amsterdam

Intermedia Diploma, Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest

Rajz, rajzolás… (Drawing, to draw…), Polish Institute, Budapest

1993

Polyphony, Budapest

Jövőgyűjtés (Collecting future), Liget Gallery, Budapest

Tér-képzetek III. (Space-concepts III.), Budapest Gallery, Budapest

1992

Aritmia, Uitz hall, Dunaújváros

Tér-képzetek I. ( Space-concepts I.), Budapest Gallery, Budapest

Fotogram (Photogram), Goethe Institut, Budapest

1991

Sub Voce, Műcsarnok, Budapest

Oszcilláció (Oscillation), 6th Bastel, Komarno ( Czechoslovakia) – Kunsthalle, Budapest

Áthatás (Cross-Reflections), Fészek Gallery, Budapest

Olaj (Oil), Fészek Club, Budapest

1990

Árnyék (Shade), Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Barcsay Hall, Budapest

1989

Det nya Ungrens Konst, Kulturcentrum Ystadt, Stockholm

Selected Bibliography

Hermann Veronika: A legkedvesebb idegenek, Balkon 2016/6

Időalap – Timebase, catalogue

Hermann Veronika: Hétköznapok és csodák, Balkon 2015/3

Mélyi József: Képi tennivalók (To Do Lists in Images), Műértő, 2015 február

Seres Szilvia: „Sejtések felé az ember folyamatosan tanulva indul el.” – beszélgetés Szegedy-Maszák Zoltánnal (Interwiev with Zoltán Szegedy-Maszák), Artmagazin, 2014 március

Bakk-Dávid Tímea: Magányos és társas művek – A nyelv nem megbízható eszköz. A képről már ne is beszéljünk, Transindex, 2013 május 24

Sole and Joint Works 2.0, Catalogue, MAGMA Contemporary Medium, 2013

Hermann Veronika: A jelrendszerek magányossága, Balkon 2012/11-12, pp. 30-32

Gateways – Art and Networked Culture, Catalogue, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2011, ISBN 978-3-7757-2796-9

Grafitri XXV., katalógus, Miskolci galéria könyvek 44, 2011

Concrete Photo, Photogram, Catalogue, Vasarely Museum, Budapest, 2010

Máquinas de mirar. O cómo se origan las imágenes, Catalogue, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Sevilla, 2009, ISBN 978-84-8266-859-8

Pillanatgépek, catalogue, C3 Center for Culture and Communication – Műcsarnok Kunsthalle Budapest, 2009, ISBN 978-964-9506-35-0

Hermann Veronika: A szavak és a dolgok – Szegedy-Maszák Zoltán: Magányos és társas művek,, Balkon 2009/2

Szegedy-Maszák Zoltán, bilingual book and DVD, edited by Zoltán Prosek, Museum of Paks, 2009, ISBN 978 963 87881 1 5

Blickmaschinen oder wie Bilder entstehen, Catalogue, Cat, Dumont Verlag, 2008, ISBN 978 3 8321 9186 3

ENTZ Sarolta Réka: 01101011 11101001 01110000, Új Művészet 2007/6

DÉKEI Kriszta: Szegedy-Maszák Zoltán, Artmagazin 2007/5

ARTINACT, Catalogue, Museum of Paks, Paks, 2007

Szegedy-Maszák – Fernezelyi: Collaborative Works 1997-2007, Catalogue, az Ernst Múzeum Dorottya Galériája, 2007, ISBN 978-963-7032-37-0

Wolfgang von Kempelen. Mensch [ in der ] Maschine, Catalogue, ZKM – Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe – Matthes & Seitz Berlin, 2007

Hermann Veronika: Fénykényszer, Balkon, 2007/7-8

RIEDER Gábor: Szegedy-Maszák Zoltán és Fernezelyi Márton, Artportal July 2007

Joyful Science – Interview with Zoltán Szegedy-Maszák & Márton Fernezelyi In: Praesens — Central European Contemporary Art Review 2007/1.

HAJDU István: Embergépember – Kempelen a Műcsarnokban, Magyar Narancs 2007-04-19

Kempelen, Catalogue, Műcsarnok-C3 Alapítvány, 2007

DÉKEI Kriszta: Joyful Science (Vidám tudomány) – Szegedy-Maszák Zoltán – Fernezelyi Márton: Aura 2.0, Magyar Narancs 2007-08-09

Making Things Public – Atmospheres of Democracy , Catalogue, ZKM Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe-MIT Press, 2005, ISBN 0-262-12279-0

Elhallgatott Holokauszt / Bisterdo Holokaust / The Hidden Holocaust, Catalogue, Műcsarnok Budapest, 2004, ISBN 963 9115 91 6

Iconoclash – Beyond the Image Wars in Science, Religion, and Art , Catalogue, ZKM Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe-MIT Press, ISBN 0-262-62172-x

VISION Catalogue, C3 Foundation Budapest, ISBN 963 204 494 0

Nam June Paik Award Catalogue, Hatje Cantz Verlag 2002 ISBN 3-7757-1258-5

MÉLYI József: Hidden Space. Conceptional Help to the Works of Zoltán Szegedy-Maszák, Hungarian Lettre Internationale (47/2002-2003)

Zweite Welt (Second World – Artists from Budapest) Catalogue, KunstAllianz Berlin, 2002 ISBN 963-440-954-7

Iconoclash Catalogue, ZKM Karlsruhe-MIT Press 2002 ISBN 0-262 62172-X

Dóra Maurer: Fényelvtan (On Photogram) Magyar Fotográfiai Múzeum-Balassi Kiadó Budapest, 2001 ISBN 963 8383 28 3

Perspective Catalogue published by Műcsarnok, Budapest, 2001.

Media Modell Catalogue published by Műcsarnok, Budapest, 2001.

István Hajdu: “Designing the meaning” Interview in the book entitled “Előbb-utóbb” (Before and After), Orpheus Publishing House 1999, ISBN 963 9101 61 3

István Hajdu: “Designing the meaning” Interview, Balkon 99/11–12

Kunst der neunziger Jahre in Ungarn Catalogue published by the Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany. ISBN 3-88331-033-6

Young and serious – recycled images Catalogue published by the Studio of Young Artists Association Budapest, 1999. ISBN 963 03 8250 4

The Butterfly Effect – Current Coordinates CD-ROM, published by C3 Center for Culture and Communication Budapest, 1999.

Bel Tempo 1999, Trieste Contemporanea, Triest, Italy

DEAF 98 catalogue 1998, V2_Organisatie, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. ISBN 90-5662-090-8

Obserwatorium Catalogue published by Műcsarnok, Budapest, 1998.

Miklós Peternák: Achilleus and the turtle Balkon 98/5

Cryptogram Magyar Műhely 102, Spring, 1997

L. Simon László: Virtual Sculptures on the Net interview with Zoltán Szegedy-Maszák, Magyar Műhely 102, Spring, 1997

Petőcz András: In the Belly of the Whale Magyar Hírlap 1997. Jan. 7.

Peter Weibel: Jenseits von Kunst Passagen Verlag, 1997. ISBN 3-85165-254-1

Kuglóf és fasírt – Austrian and Hungarian filmavantgarde catalogue published by the Béla Balázs Studio, Budapest 1996

Bohár András: This is a(nother) world Balkon 1996 December

Crossroads in Central Europe – Ideas, Themes, Methods and Problems of Contemporary Art and Art Criticism edited by Katalin Keserű, published by the Association of Hungarian Creative Artists, 1996. ISBN 963 04 8548 6

Intermedia Balkon 1995 Feb.

Camera-Obscura-Photogram Fotművészet 1994. 3-4.

The Genes of Architecture (CD-ROM documentation of the Internet workshop Budapest-Wien-Rotterdam, published by Attila Foundation, Rotterdamm, 1994)

Sub Voce, Catalogue, published by Műcsarnok, Budapest, 1991