Tamas Waliczky

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Most Recent Affiliation:

  • City University of Hong Kong


  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong


  • Tamas Waliczky is an animation and new media artist. He began creating animations at the age of nine, then worked as painter, illustrator and photographer, and 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 (1997-2002). The IAMAS in Gifu, Japan, invited Waliczky to be artist-in-residence in 1998-99. From 2003 until 2005 he was a professor at Fachhochschule Mainz, and returned to HBK Saar as a full time professor from 2005 to 2010. Since September 2010 he has been a professor at School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong. He has been collaborating with his wife, Anna Szepesi, since the early eighties.

Writings and Presentations:

  • Title: Homes
    Writing Type: Sketch / Art Talk
    Exhibition: SIGGRAPH Asia 2016: Mediated Aesthetics
    Abstract Summary:

    Homes presents the interior spaces where people from the fishing village of Tai O live. The installation includes the everyday objects with which they surround themselves. Two LCD monitors show virtual interiors of two village houses. Visitors to the installation can wander these virtual interior spaces by using trackballs attached to each screen. A large photo showing the street where the houses are located is on a facing wall.