András Blazsek
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1984, Dunajska Streda, Czechoslovakia

Lives and works in Cologne, Germany.

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Studies

2012 – 2015: Academy of Media Arts Cologne (Germany), postgraduate level

2004 – 2009 Master of Fine Arts (University Degree) ­ Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary

2008 – Akademie der Bildenden Künste München, Germany (exchange student)

Exhibitions and live performances

2015 – Off-Biennale Budapest, Isolator, Postapalota, Budapest, Hungary

2015 – The topological landscapes of a (free mind) installation based on the research work of Raymond Royal Rife Instruments at Academy of Media Arts Cologne, Cologne, Germany

2014 – PAVILION­pavilion sound installation based on a feedback system / On the edge of perceptibility, Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary

2014 – Logical Volume Identifier (for Internet radio and scroll montage) collaboration with Emily Verla Bovino /audio­visual performance/ audio­part @ Kchung radio Volume project, Los Angeles, USA

2013 – Presentation of the R. Machine at Academy of Media Arts Cologne, Final Year Exhibition, Cologne, Germany

2013 – Electronic Gate Cologne ­ eine Vortex Performance / audio­visual performance with Ensemble MusikFabrik and with Martin Blažíček, Cologne, Germany

2013 – PAVILION­pavilion video documentation and 4 channel sound installation at the exhibition Amplified Space, Backstage Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2013 – Sound installation and the documentation of the Synesthesia project at Independent Art Fair, 2B Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

2012 – Synesthesia Project November, Labirynt Gallery, Lublin, Poland

2012 – Amigzaj­five / live performance on the R. Instruments (second act), LACE Los Angeles

Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, California, USA

2012 – Synesthesia Project July, Skolska 28 Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

2012 – Synesthesia Project February / collaboration between blinds and visual artist, workshop and live performance, 2B Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2011 – Tape II. / audio­visual performance with Martin Blažíček, Klangmanifeste, Echoraum, Vienna, Austria

2011 – Amigzaj­five / live performance (firs act), The Wulf, Los Angeles, California, USA

2010 – Tape II. / audio­visual performance collaboration with Martin Blažíček, Labor Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2010 – Archive works at the exhibition Without Colour, At Home Gallery, Samorín, Slovak Republic

2010 – Tape II. / audio­visual performance, Skolska 28 Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

2010 – Presentation of the Temporal extension of one instantaneous end (extension time optional) at Karlin Studios, Artist Residency Program, (open studio event), Prague, Czech Republic

2009 – DAC­amigzaj / workshop and live performance with Gergő Nagy at Summer Water Workshop, Old Sewage Cleaning Station, Bubeneč, Prague, Czech Republic

2009 – Sound installation Pavilion at Essl Award Cee ’09 Nominees Exhibition, Central Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2009 – Installation Hanging structures (sapce and sound modulations) AKKU Gallery, Hungarian Museum of

Electrical Engineering, Budapest, Hungary

2009 – Presentation of the Current Distance Determinate, Studio of Young Artists Association Studio Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2008 – Untitled / live performance, At Home Gallery, Samorín, Slovak Republic

2008 – Ludwig Scholarship final exhibition at Barcsay hall, Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary

Collaborations

András Blazsek is a member of the group Unrated. The group was founded by the students of Hungarian University of Fine Arts with the aim of working in collaboration on audio­visual and sound based projects. Since 2007 the group presented numerous performances in Hungary and in other European countries they had also organized events in Budapest to promote other artists from the field of sound art.

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Live performances and exhibitions of Unrated:

2013 – Presentation of a short film Lands End at Jeune Creation Europeenne Ville de Montrouge, France, in November at Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht, The Netherlands

2013 – Besorolás Alatt ­- Kaos Camping | audo­visual performance with live audio and analogue film projection 8 and 16mm / Florian Cinema, Budapest, Hungary

2011 – BA /Sleep today for yesterday/ audo­visual performance/ Art Muse Project, Nordwolle Delmenhorst, Industry Culture Museum, Germany

2011 – BA /Sleep today for yesterday/ video installation/ No one belongs here more than you, Kunstahalle Budapest, Hungary

2010 – BA /3D/ 3 dimensional visual and live­performance/ At Home Gallery, Samorín, Slovak Republic

2010 – BA /live performance/ Relative Cross­Hearings Festival, Artus Theatre, Budapest, Hungary

2010 – BA /3D/ 3 dimensional audio­visual performance/ Millenáris Cultural Center, Budapest, Hungary

2009 – BA/Separated spaces/ audio­visual performance/ +3dB Contemporary Sound Art Festival, Hungarian

University of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary

2009 – BA /music performance/ Klang/kunst/konferenz München – Budapest, Akademie der Bildenden

Künste München, Germany

2009 – BA /audio­visual performance/ Skolska 28 Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

2008 – BA /audio­visual performance/ Labor Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2007 – BA /music performances/ Lotz Károly hall, Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary

Projects and venues organized by BA from 2009:

2010 - Variation of Sets, Labor Gallery, Budapest

2010 - +3dB Contemporary Sound Art Festival

2009 - +3dB Contemporary Sound Art Festival

Grants and memberships

2014 – Freundeskreis von KHM support for visiting University of California San Diego, USA

2013 – Research trip to the Science Museum of London to investigate with the object No. 1727618', London, United Kingdom

2012 – CEC Artslink Independent Project / Research on Royal R. Rife’s audio instruments/ presentation at Los Angeles, California, USA

2010 – International Visegrad Fund, Artist Residency Program, Futura Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Republic

2010 / 2011 – support of the Hungarian National Cultural Fund | fellowship for visual artists

2008 – member of the Studio of Young Artists Association Budapest, Hungary