ABOUT

full name: Dr. Tamás Komlovszky-Szvet
Visual Artist: light art, sculpture, media art
born: 1982 Hungary
live in Taiwan


The artistic research of Tamas Szvet, investigates the possibilities of expanding human vision. He interested in perception and the way of looking at things. He visualizes the invisible and works mainly on site-specific projects with the focus of engagement with places and communities. His aim is to introduce different cultures and juxtapose them with important contemporary issues. Szvet questions the way of seeing and generates interaction between different perceptions. 


EDUCATIONS:
(2009-2018) Dr. Doctor of Liberal Arts DLA program, Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest / HU
(2011-2012) BFA Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Fine Art Department (exchange), Amsterdam / NL
(2011-2012) MFA University of Amsterdam, Department of Media Studies (exchange),  Amsterdam / NL
(2008-2009) Folk Academy of Helnæs, Department of Ceramics / DK
(2002-2007) MFA The Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Department of Sculpture, Budapest / HU

PRIZES AND SCHOLARSHIPS:
2016 - Rudnay Gyula Scholarship, Hódmezővásárhely / HU
2015/2014/2013 - Derkovits Gyula Scholarship / HU
2015 - Galyasi Miklós Prize, Hódmező
vásárhely / HU
2015 - Hungarian Academy of Arts - Young Artist Scholarship, Budapest / HU
2014 - Kurucz D. István Prize Hódmező
vásárhely / Hu
2013 - Campus Hungary Scholarship / Bauhaus-Archive Berlin / DE
2011 -
Smohay Prize of the Museum of Székesfehérvár / HU
2011 - Hungarian State Eötvös Scholarship / HU
2010 - Scholarship of the Hungarian Academy Rome / IT
2010 - Talentum Prize, of the Hungarian Academy of Science, Budapest / HU
2008 - Hungarian Fine Arts Junior Prima Prize, Budapest / HU
2008 - Scholarship from the Royal Danish Ministry of Education / DK
2006 - Hungarian Republican Scholarship / HU
2004 - Ruzicskay György Scholarship / HU

BIENNALE:
2018 - FRESH WINDS - International Art Biennale, curator: Mireya Samper, Garður / IS

ARTIST IN RESIDENCY PROGRAMS:
2019 - Tsung-Yeh Arts and Cultural Center, Madou, Tainan / Taiwan
2019 - Pier-2 Art Center Artist in Residency Program, Kaohsiung / Taiwan
2018 - Art Inside Out Residency, Askhult / SE
2018 - Zhuzihu, Yangmingshan National Park / Taiwan
2017 - Haiharan taidekeskus, Haihara Art Center, Tampere / FI
2017 -
Inhabitant Zero, Kalejdohill Järfälla, Stockholm / SE
2016 - AIAV Akiyoshidai International Art Village, Yamaguchi Prefecture / JP
2015
- AIR Niederösterreich, Kunstmeile Krems / AT
2015 - Sculpture Space, Inc. Utica, New York / USA
2014 - Mino Artist in Residency, Gifu Prefecture / JP
2013 - SeMA Nanji Residency, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul / KR
2013 - La Malterie Residency, Lille / FR
2012 - Arteles Creative Center, H
ämmenkyrö / FI
2012 - MeetFactory, Prague / CZ
2011 - Hungarian Academy Rome / IT
2010 - Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart / DE

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2019 - FOUNDATIONS, Tsung-Yeh Arts and Cultural Center, Madou / Taiwan
2019 - PORT OF IDENTITY, Pier-2 Art Center, Dayi Park, Kaohsiung / Taiwan
2017 - POWER OF THE LAND, Haihara Art Center, Tampere / FI
2017 - MOON-FIELD, Tornyai János Museum, Hódmez
ővásárhely / HU
2016 - LIGHT SEANCE, Galleria U, Helsinki / FI
2015
- LIGHT SEANCE, Kunsthalle, Budapest / HU
2014 - AURA OF A CITY; Gallery Kepkaptar, Hodmezovasarhely / HU
2013 - On AIR; Gallery
VILTIN, Budapest / HU
2012 - AUGMENTED MEMORY; Parthenón-fríz Hall, Budapest / HU
2012 - CASE STUDY;
Galerie Kostka, MeetFactory, Prague / CZ
2010 - TIMED SPACE, Schaufenster Kunstverein, Dusseldorf / DE
2009 - WITHOUT MATERIAL, Óbudai Társaskör Gallery, Budapest / HU
2006 - HOMMAGE A VILT TIBOR, Parthenon-friz Hall, Budapest / HU

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2019
CUSTOMIZE - Ludwig 30, Ludwig Museum Of Contemporary Art, Budapest / HU

2018
SHIFT ÄSKHULT, Äskhult village, Halland County / SE
GAMEOMETRY, curators: Kati Haász; Barna Benedek, Vasarely Museum Budapest / HU
TEN, Gallery Viltin Budapest / HU
AKI AKARI II. Studio Yoshida, Mino City, Gifu Prefecture / JP
ORGANIKA; curator: Noémi Szabó, Art Capital’18 Amos Imre - Anna Margit Museum, Szentendre / HU
DREAMS, curator: Mireya Samper, International Art Biennale, Garður / IS

2017
Light Art Exhibition, Akiyoshidai International Art Village, Yamaguchi / JP
House of Silent, with Klára Petra Szabó, Kalejdohill Järfälla, Stockholm / SE
Forms, Spaces, Dimensions,  Galérii Z, Zichy-palace, Bratislava / SK
Award-Winners, Pesti Vigadó Budapest / HU

2016
Reproduced Paradise, curators: Lőrincz Réka & Bencze Péter, Vánca Palace, Budapest / HU
Mesterkulcs
, Centrul de Arta Din Transilvania, Sepsiszentgyörgy / RO
Keeping Colour, Gallery KépKapTár, Hódmezővásárhely / HU
Atelier, curator: Emese Révész, Székely Bertalan Atelier, Szada / HU
Photos and Pixels, curator: Klára Szarka, Kunsthalle, Budapest / HU
trans_2015-2016, Akiyoshidai International Art Village, Yamaguchi Prefecture / JP
Connections, Gallery Labor, Budapest / HU

2015
LUMINA - Hommage à György Kepes, Deák 17 Galéria, Budapest / HU
Map of the New Art, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice / IT
Middle of Europe, International Ceramic Centre, Hódmez
ővásárhely / HU
Winners of the 62. Autumn Exhibition of Varashely, Art IX-XI. Galéria, Budapest / HU
62. Autumn Exhibition of Varashely,
Hódmezővásárhely / HU
LanguAGES of LIGHT, curator: Márton Orosz, Kepes Institute, Eger / HU
IAP Video Antology 2. curator: Young-ri Lee, Theater C. Incheon / KR
Derko 60., curator: József Készman, Kunsthalle, Budapest / HU

2014
AIR, Mino-Washi Museum, Mino, Gifu prefecture / JP
21. Mino-Washi Lantern festival, Mino, Gifu prefecture / JP
Tradition and Invention, UNESCO-palace Paris / FR
Yellow-Star Hauses, curator: István Bársony, Polish Institute Budapest / HU
Don’t forget to be carefree, curator Péter Bence, Design Terminal, Budapest / HU
Derko.Pécsi 2014, curator: József Készman, Kunsthalle Budapest / HU
Wissenschaft - Natur – Innovation, curator: Noémi Szabó, Collegium Hungaricum Wien / AT
HP InnovArt, curator: Ágnes Telek-Nay, Váci Palace, Budapest / HU

2013
Derkovits Now, curator: József Készman, Kunsthalle, Budapest / HU
Heterotopia, Seoul Museum of Art, Nanji Exhibition Hall, Seoul / KR
Five, curator: Tibor ISKI-Kocsis, Gallery VILTIN, Budapest / HU

2012
Quadratic Equations, Internacional Kepes Institute, Eger / HU
Necunoscutul Comun, Lábas House, Sepsiszentgyörgy / RO
Vieraat, Arteles Creative Center, Haukijärvi / FI
Young Hungarian Kinetic and Light Artists, Gallery A22 Budapest / HU

2011
Promenade Project, curator: Dr. Hegyi Loránd, Gallery Kogart, Budapest / HU
Künstlerbegegnungen, Hungarian Institute Stuttgart / DE
United in Art, curator: Sander Boschma, Galerie De Meerse, Haarlemmermeer / NL
Notation, curator: Marian Theunissen, M4 Guest Studio Amsterdam / NL
Language Matters, organizer: Tine Melzer, Gerrit Rietveld Academy Amsterdam / NL
Rietveld UnCut 2011, curators: Tomas Adolfs & Tarja Szaraniec, de Brakke Grond, Amsterdam / NL
Inventario, curator:Pál Németh, Hungarian Academy Rome / IT

2010
Donumenta, Gallery ArtAffair, Regensburg / DE
DLA Cooperation, curator: Tamás Körösényi, Feszty-ház, Budapest / HU
57th Autumn Exhibition Hódmezővásárhely / HU

2009
Pixels, curators:  Zsolt Petrányi, Katalin Spengler, Ernst Museum, Budapest / HU
FIKA, curator: Stenczer Sára, Zsolnay Factory, Pécs / HU
Blocked Disbursement, curators: Anna Lénárd, Gábor Pados, Gallery acb / HU

2008
Højskolen på Helnæs / DK
Reloaded, curator: Gábor Kerekes, Stúdió Gallery, Budapest /HU
Re:friss, curator: Mészáros Zsolt, Kogart Gallery, Budapest / HU

2007
Fresh Europe, curators: Brigitta Iványi-Bitter, Collegium Hungaricum, Wien / AT
Best of Diploma, Magyar Képzőművészeti Egyetem, Budapest / HU
Sony Ericsson Gallery, curator: Tamás Körösényi, Budapest / HU

2006
Budapest Art Expo Fresh, Művészetmalom, Szentendre / HU
Without borders, II. curator: Tamás Körösényi, Galéria Limes, Komárom / SK
From Eastern Europe With Love, Maastricht / NL

2002
Languages of Colours, curátor: Dóra Maurer, Barcsay Hall, Budapest / HU

WORK EXPERIENCE:
(2019-)     VISUAL ART TEACHER (visual arts, drawing, sculptor, media art, art history)
                  
Hsinchu County American School HCAS 新竹縣美國學校
                   No. 189, Gaotie 2nd Rd.,Zhubei City, Hsinchu County 302 / TAIWAN

 (2009-2012) VISUAL ART TEACHER (sculptor, drawing, anatomy, visual arts, drawing geometric, art history)
                   
Tömörkény István High School of Art TIG, 6720 Tömörkény utca 1. Szeged / HUNGARY

WORKSHOPS:
30.06.2019. VR DRAWING WORKSHOP / Tsung-Yeh Arts and Cultural Center, Madou / Taiwan
16.03.2019. PERSONAL VISION II. / National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung / Taiwan
29.-30.10.2018. HIDDEN SITES II. / Äskhult, Halland County / SE
30.07.2018. PERSONAL VISION I. / Zhuzihu Community Center, Yangmingshan, Taiwan / ROC
17.11.2017. LIGHT OF THE LAND / Akiyoshidai International Art Village / Yamaguchi prefecture / JP
25.03.2017. / 29.03.2017. HOUSE OF SILENT / Kalejdohill, Järfälla, Stockholm / SE
11.02.2016. IN PRASE OF SHADOWS / Renaissa Nagato / Yamaguchi prefecture / JP
10.09.2014. PAPER MEMORY / Makidani Primary School / Mino, Gifu prefecture / JP

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS:
27.03.2019. National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung / Taiwan
26.10.2018. Gothenburg Design Festival, HDK Academy of Design and Crafts, Gothebourg
/ SE
24.07.2018. Zhuzihu Community Center, Yangmingshan, Taiwan / ROC
05.05.2016. FKSE 2. Projectroom, Budapest / HU
20.09.2014. Mino Cultural Center, Mino, Gifu prefecture / JP
11.05.2014. Bornemisza Péter Society, Capistrangasse 2/15 Wien / AT
09.08.2013. Gyeonggi Creation Center, Gyeonggi-do / KR


ART FAIRS:
2018 - Art Market Budapest 2018, presented by the Gallery VILTIN, Budapest / HU
2013 – Art Market Budapest, presented by the Gallery VILTIN, Budapest / HU
2012 - VIENNAFAIR – The New Contemporary, presented by the Gallery VILTIN, Wien / AT
2012 - ARCO, presented by the Gallery VILTIN, Madrid / ES
2012 - KINETICA Art Fair, presented by the Kinetica Museum, P3, London / UK
2010 - C.A.R. fair for contemporary art, presented by Gallery Spiritusz, Essen / DE
2010 - KINETICA Art Fair, presented by Gallery Ráday, P3, London / UK

2010 - Art Market Budapest, presented by the Spiritusz Gallery, Budapest / HU
2009 – Budapest Art Fair, presented by the Spiritusz Gallery, Budapest / HU

SYMPOSIUM:
2017 – XX. Ceramic Symposium, International Ceramic Centre, Hódmezővásárhely / HU
2017 –
II. Concrete Symposium, Csomiép Beton és Meliorációs kft., Hódmezővásárhely / HU
2015 – XVIII. Ceramic Symposium, International Ceramic Centre, Hódmez
ővásárhely / HU

MEMBERSHIPS:
2012 - The International Kepes Society / INT’L
2011 - Kinetica Museum, London / UK
2006 - Studio of Young Artists Association (FKSE) Budapest / HU

PUBLICATIONS:
2019 - Tamas Szvet: Practicing AiR, Rezidencia Gyakorlatok MŰVÉSZLÉT, Budapest Art Mentor program, Bérczi Linda, Együtt a Művészetért Egyesület ISBN: 978-615-00-5173-4 (p.99) 2019
2015 - Tamas Szvet: Attila Csáji and the photon art, Light Path, Attila Csáji, Kunsthalle Budapest books. ISBN 978-963-9506-79-4 (p.146-173)
2013 - Tamás Szvet: Augmented Memory, AR[t] art and technology magazine, issue#4. 2013 page 50/53.
2013 - Tamas Szvet: Attila Csáji and the photon art, FLASH ART Hungary magazine, issue#2013/2 (p.80-85.)

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY:
Akiyoshidai International Art Village: 20th Anniversary Report Book for Artisit in Residence trans_2008_2019, Omura Printing Co., Ltd. Yamaguchi, Japan, 2019 p.138.
Art Inside Out: Shift Äskhult - Art Inside Out #6 Kungsbacka Municipality, editor: Petra Johansson, Printed by Göteborgstryckeriet, ed.:500, ISBN.:978-91-639-5911-0, 2018. p.18-21.;23-24;26.
Noémi Szabó: VISION, Pauker Collection, Pauker Holding Kft. 2018 ISBN 978-615-5456-37-4
Károly Tóth: House of Silent, Műértő Hungarian Art Magazine, 2017 XX. p.23.
Akiyoshidai International Art Village: trans_2015-2016 program
catalogue / page:12-21. / JP
Rónai Balázs Zoltán: Light Seance in the Kunsthalle, ÚJMŰVÉSZET, 2015.IX. / HU
Mino Artist in Residence catalog 2014, page 4-7. / JP
Overture Hungary / Contemporary Artists from Hungary, Imago Mundi, Luciano Benetton Collection, Fabrica, 2014 page 290-291 / IT
Dorota Kenderová& Jaro Varga: Is The Future Boring? Galeria Hit, 2014, ISBN 9788097154301, 162-163.old / SK
Seoul Museum of Art NANJI catalog 2013, page 218-219. / KR
Sturcz János: On AIR, ÚJMŰVÉSZET, issue#2013. XXIV.03. page 26/29. / HU
Kinetica Art Fair London 2012 catalogue / page 47. / UK
Szabó Noémi: Tamás Szvet’s Science-Fiction Sculptor, FLASH ART Hungary Magazin issue#2012/2 page 58-63; 94.-95. / HU
Bendig–Zsilinszky Zsófia: Augmented Reality, MŰÉRTŐ issue# 07/08 2012 page 13. / HU
United in Art 2011 DeMeerse catalog, 32-39. / NL
Giro-Szász Krisztina : ArtFolio 2010, 130-131, 289.old. / HU
Kinetica Art Fair London 2010 catalog page 24. / UK
Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Doctoral School, MKE. Budapest 2010. p.14-15; 94-95. / HU
Szőke Katalin, MŰÉRTŐ, issue#2009 XII./12./6. / HU
Marczinka Csaba: Tamás Szvet’s levitating objects, and reliefs, BALKON issue#2008/10 34-35/ HU
Hudra Klára: Amadeus – new ways, ÚJM
ŰVÉSZET, issue# 2006 XVII./9./31. / HU

WORK IN COLLECTIONS:
Amadeus Collection, Budapest / HU
Anders Lyng collection,
Helnæs / DK
Danielle Freyss Collection, Paris / FR
Faur Zsófi Collection, Budapest / HU
Fundamenta Collection, Budapest / HU
Gallery Alföldi Hódmezővásárhely / HU
Institute of Contemporary Art - Dunaújváros  / HU
Kogart Collection, Budapest / HU
Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art – Budapest / HU
Mino-Washi Lantern Museum, Mino, Gifu Prefecture / JP
Mino-Washi Museum, Mino, Gifu Prefecture / JP
Somlói-Spengler Collection (Somlói Zsolt, Spengler Katalin), Budapest / HU
Somfai Róbert Collection, Budapest / HU


Represented by Gallery VILTIN, Budapest 1061, Vasvári Pál street 1. / HU
http://www.viltin.hu/ Tel: 0036 1 787 58 66  

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