CURRICULUM VITÆ

Zalán Szakács
post-digital artist & researcher

INSTALLATIONS

2019

Eigengrau
in collaboration with Sébastien Robert (sound)
Piet Zwart Institute Masters Graduation Show
UBIK Gallery, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Ornament
in collaboration with Stefan Fraunberger (sound)
BIX media facade, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria

PERFORMANCES

2019

Dekmantel
Live visual content and VJ assistant of Arnout Hulskamp (Children of the Light)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Klankvorm
in collaboration with Teresa Winter (sound)
Klankvorm, V2_ Lab for Unstable Media
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2018

Silence is broken
In collaboration with Delphine Bedel (vocal), Luke Nyman (sound) and Alexander Roidl (visuals)
Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem, The Netherlands

Atlas Electronic
Audiovisual performance
Marrakesh, Morocco

Dekmantel
Live visual content and VJ assistant of Arnout Hulskamp (Children of the Light)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2017

5 years anniversary Children of the Light
360 degree Audiovisual performance
La Gaîté Lyrique, Paris, France

Singularity
In collaboration with Arvid Jense
(creative coding) and Joep le Blanc (sound)
Performance at Amsterdam Dance Event
De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam, NL

SCENOGRAPHIES / EXHIBITION DESIGN

2019

Herfstdrift
Light scenography and stage design with Raito scenography
De Vasim, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Lo.la
Light scenography and live visuals in collaboration with Raito scenography for Second Home’s event
Oval Space, London, United Kingdom

Draaimolen
Light scenography in collaboration with Jorick Mulder
(concept and light) for Heleen Blanken’s Chapel stage
Tilburg, The Netherlands

Who will design the Metaverse?
Exhibition design in collaboration with Daphne Kramer (curation) and Rudolf Romero (concept)
ABC Architectuurcentre Haarlem, The Netherlands

AUGMENTED AND VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCES

2019

Void
Augmented Reality experience for sound:frame in collaboration with Nikos ten Houdt (sound)

2017

Blocks Remix
Virtual Reality experience in collaboration with Kevin Huizing (sound)

LECTURES / WORKSHOPS

2019

Ornament and Sound in Electronics. Conversation about Beginnings and Future.
Lecture and panel discussion with Stefan Fraunberger, Katrin Bucher Trantow, Franz Pomassl, and Eva Fischer in Kunsthaus Graz, Austria

Zefir
Lecture and AV performance
Stroom, The Hague, The Netherlands

2018

Publishing as Practice
Workshop in Stedelijk Museum Schiedam
Schiedam, The Netherlands

Data visualisation
In collaboration with Alexander Roidl, Workshop for Piet Zwart Institute students
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2017

Pecha Kucha
Koninklijke Schouwburg
The Hague, The Netherlands

EXHIBITIONS

2019

Demo festival (Design in Motion)
Amsterdam Centraal Station
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Piet Zwart Institute Masters Graduation Show
UBIK Gallery, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2018

Dutch Design Week
Poster Campaign Exhibition, Klokgebouw
Eindhoven, The Netherlands

2017

Design Academy Eindhoven Graduation Show
Dutch Design Week
Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Alive – Design Days
Group Exhibition, Burggasse 98
Vienna, Austria

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

Phantasmagoria
Exploring the integration of new media and technologies in spiritual context

A Bed, a Chair, and a Table
selected as one of the best dutch book designs.

From DIY Book Scanning to the Shadow Librarian

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Children of the Light
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Addikt
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Studio Dumbar
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Klute Agency
Berlin, Germany

TaliaYstudio
Vienna, Austria

sound:frame
Vienna, Austria

Valence Studio
Vienna, Austria

EDUCATION

Design Academy Eindhoven
(BA, Man and Communication)

Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam
(MA, Media Design: Experimental Publishing)

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