Visiting address
CMC-M6028
Phone: +852 34425727

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Biography

Professor Tamás Waliczky is an animation and new media artist. He started out by creating animations at the age of nine. Then he worked as a 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 (Germany, 1997-2002). The IAMAS in Gifu, Japan, chose Waliczky as artist-in-residence in 1998-99. From 2003 until 2005 he was professor at Fachhochschule Mainz University, Germany. Between 2005 and 2010 he was at HBK Saar again, this time as full time professor. Since September 2010 he has been professor at the School of Creative Media.

Waliczky has been working together with his wife Anna Szepesi since the early eighties. Anna is the artistic adviser for most of his works.

His works has won numerous international awards such as the Golden Nica of Prix Ars Electronica (Linz). They have been shown at exhibitions worldwide, including the Biennial of Lyon, the ICC Gallery Tokyo, the Multimediale Karlsruhe, the Biennial of Seville and the Goethe Institut Hong Kong. His works are also found in public collections, like the Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris), the Kunstmuseum Bonn and the Ludwig Museum (Budapest).

Research Interests/Areas

  • 3-D Modelling
  • Animation
  • Contemporary Art
  • Digital Art
  • Imaging
  • Installation
  • Internet
  • Photography
  • Video
  • Virtual Reality

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