Péter Szarka

PÉTER SZARKA

1964, Kőszeg
Lives and works in Budapest

 

EDUCATION

1983–1985   Berzsenyi Dániel Teacher’s Training School – art, history
1985–1989   University of Fine Arts, Hungary, painting
1989–1992   University of Fine Arts, Hungary, post-graduate program
1989–          Studio of Young Artists Association, Budapest, Hungary
1989–          National Association of Hungarian Artists
1989–1995   Újlak Group – artist group

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017   With Global Warming Against Cold War, Trafó Gallery, Budapest

2015   play-pause, Liget Gallery, Budapest

2013   drum_lesson_1, acb Galéria, Budapest

2012   FAQ, acb Gallery, Budapest

2009   Partition_, acb Gallery, Budapest (with Péter Tamás Halász)
            Cold Sun Statue Park, Mono Gallery, Budapest

2007   I, PRINTER, acb Gallery, Budapest

2005   Thursday 13, acb Gallery, Budapest


2003   Soft bomb, Műcsarnok (Kunsthalle) Budapest
            Soft bomb, Irokéz Gallery, Szombathely, Hungary
            Soft bomb,  acb Gallery, Budapest

2002   Pictures of the stock, Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaújváros, Hungary

2001   Siru, Picture Gallery of Szombathely, Hungary

1996   Exhibition of Péter Szarka, Liget Gallery, Budapest

1995   Exhibition of Péter Szarka, Liget Gallery, Budapest
            Exhibition of Péter Szarka, Studio Gallery, Budapest

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017   Summer Show, acb Gallery, Budapest

            Patron Contemporary Christmas Art Fair, FKSE, Fiatal Képzőművészek Stúdiója Egyesület, Budapest

2016   Patron Contemporary Art Fair, FKSE, Studio Gallery, Budapest 

            Statues of Rebels, acb Attachment, Budapest

2013   Irokéz selection No. 9, Thea- tér programs, Weöres Sándor Theater, Szombathely, Hungary

2012   Art Hong Kong 2012

2011   Hybridity in the Carpathians, MODEM, Debrecen, Hungary
            Libero Arbitrio, Paris, France

2010   Art Hong Kong 2010

2009   Provisory present, Hungarian Institute Paris, France

2008   Time Print 08, Hungarian Cultural Institute, Brussels

2007   Arte Fiera 2007, Bologna

2006   Plug, Műcsarnok (Kunsthalle), Budapest

2005   Young Art Europe, Moya, Museum of Young Art, Vienna, Austria
            Plug, Műcsarnok (Kunsthalle), Budapest
            Digital Feeling - Pixelkunst aus Ungarn, TFH, Berlin-Wildau

2004   26th Biennial Sao Paulo, Fundacao Bienal de Sao Paolo, Sao Paolo
            Eu Positive, Akademie der Künste Berlin, Berlin, Germany
            Soap opera, Műcsarnok (Kunsthalle), Budapest
            2x4 Artist, Galerie Tanya Rumpff, Harlem

2003   The introductory show of acb Gallery, Budapest

2002   Budapest Box, Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Contemporary Art Museum, Budapest

2001   Garden, Picture Gallery of Szombathely, Hungary
            Green flow, Kieselbach Gallery, Budapest
            Climate, Műcsarnok (Kunsthalle), Budapest
            Irokéz Collection, Irokéz Gallery, Szombathely, Műcsarnok (Kunsthalle) Budapest
            Short stories, Exhibition space of the Budapest Gallery, Budapest

2000   Media Model, Műcsarnok (Kunsthalle), Budapest
            T-plug, De Fabriek, Eindhoven
            Media Model, Műcsarnok (Kunsthalle), Budapest
            Crosstalk, Műcsarnok (Kunsthalle), Budapest

1999   It’s Jazzy (Komoróczky, Szarka), Palais Jalta, Frankfurt, Germany
            0-1 / and back again, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
            Bloomsday – Irregular memory, Picture Gallery of Szombathely, Hungary
            The dream factory functions when oiled, Trafó, House of Contemporary Arts, Budapest
            Internet Galaxy 999, Műcsarnok (Kusthalle), Budapest

1998   Bel tempo, Palazzo della Reggione, Triest
           “man fügt eins zu man zieht eins ab”, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
           Bloomsday – The honey of sin, Picture Gallery of Szombathely, Hungary
           Gallery by night, Studio Gallery, Budapest
           Serious and young, Ernst Museum, Budapest
           Self portrait in youth, Galerie Emil Filly, Ustí nad Labem
           EuroArTrain, Amsterdam, Hoorn
           Digital glimpse, Trafó, Budapest
           Anthology, Ludwig Museum Budapest
           Traffic, Landesgalerie, Eisenstadt

1997   Traffic, Picture Gallery of Szombathely
            Traffic, Morawska Galerija, Brno
            Rejtőzködő, Ernst Museum, Budapest

1996   Beyond Belief, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia
            The most dearing, Ernst Museum, Budapest

1995   Beyond Belief, East-central-european contemporary art – Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
            Újlak s port, Liget Gallery, Budapest
            Kulturabkommen, Börse, Hamburg, Germany

1994   Újlak s port, Műcsarnok (Kunsthalle) Budapest
            More than ten, Ludwig Museum, Budapest
            The 1980s – fine arts, Ernst Museum, Budapest

1993   Second contemporary Epigon exhibition, KX Kampnagel, Hamburg, Germany
            Sound installations, Újlak Group, Geothe Institute, Budapest
            Fremd und Vertraut, Újlak Group, Kulturfabrik, Salzmann, Kassel
            Little Things – Fészek Gallery, Budapest, Randolf street Gallery, Chicago
            Art in General, New York; Delta Axis Center, Memphis; City Gallery, Guadalajara

1992   Spektrum, Tűzoltó 72, Budapest
            Újlak Group, Uitz Hall, Dunaújváros, Hungary
            Újlak performance, House of Cultures, Dunaújváros, Hungary
            Újlak Group, Tűzoltó 72, Budapest
            Újlak music performance, Hangár, Budapest

1991   Sub Voce – Contemporary Hungarian video installation, Műcsarnok (Kunsthalle), Budapest
            Oszcilláció 1-2, Műcsarnok (Kunsthalle), Budapest; 6. Bástya, Komarno
            Újlak introductory exhibition, Tűzoltó 72, Budapest

1990   Studio ’90, Ernst Museum, Budapest
            Újlak performance and window-exhibition, Életünk Gallery, Szombathely, Hungary
            Inspiration – Sommer Atalier, Messegelande, Hannover
            Ressource Kunst, Műcsarnok (Kunsthalle), Budapest

1989   Performance cases 1-2, Hungária Fürdőház, Budapest

 

PURSUIT

1990-1996  organiser of the Tűzoltó 72 exhibition space

1990-1995  founding member of the Újlak Group

1989-1990  organiser of the Újlak cinema

 

SCHOLARSHIPS, AWARDS

2007  NKA (Nemzeti Kulturális Alap, National Cultural Foundation)
2005  NKA
2004  Artist in residency, Salzburg
2003  NKA
2000  Artist in residency, De Fabriek, Eindhoven
1999  In end Out of Touch, London
         International Atelierprogramm, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
1997  Artist-in-Residency, Frankfurt
1994  Derkovits Gyula Scholarship (Fine Arts) – till 1997
1991  Sub Voce – First prize at the Contemporary Hungarian Video Installation Exhibition I.
 

 

Internet

Balkon - Dékei Kriszta: Tükröződések

balkon.c3.hu/pdf/2008/Balkon_2008_3.pdf

Katalógus

Hegedüs Orsolya: Szarka Péter, Budapest, acb Galéria,2011