Joseph TASNADI

09.02.1960

Studies
2012 – HABILITATION Degree, Moholy-Nagy University of Arts and Design, Budapest, Hungary
2009 – DLA Degree, Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Department of Intermedia Arts, Budapest, Hungary
1990–1994 – Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Department of Graphic Arts, Budapest, Hungary
1988–1989 – University of Art and Design, Department of Graphic Arts, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
1980–1984 – Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Education

2015 – associate professor at the Moholy-Nagy University of Arts and Design, Budapest, Department of Media Design
2008–2014 – assistant professor at the Moholy-Nagy University of Arts and Design, Budapest, Department of Media Design
2003–2007 – lecturer at the Moholy-Nagy University of Arts and Design, Budapest, Department of Visual Communication

Awards, fellowships

2014 – Kinetika, Commended Concept Award, Taranaki, New Zealand
2013 – Munkácsy Award, Professional State Honor, Hungary
2000 – Art fellowship of the Hungarian Academy in Rome, Italy
1995–1998 – Derkovits Fellowship, Hungary

Selected solo exhibitions
2017 – Imaginary Past I-Park, East Haddam, Connecticut, USA
2017 – Unexpected Desires – Huashan Park, Taipei, Taiwan
2017 – Balance Molecule 101 (RIP) Treasure Hill – Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan
2017 – Balance Molecule 101 Cross Gallery, Treasure Hill – Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan
2016 – The Island Szentgotthárd, Máriaújfalu, Hársas Lake, Hungary
2016 – Joyride (RIP) Budapest, 47°32’58.66″ N / 19° 6’16.60″ E, Hungary
2016 – Joyride Horizont Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2015 The Woodcutter’s HobbyÓbudai Társaskör Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2015I guess I’m a pink haze goupie… Jurányi Incubator House, Budapest, Hungary

2014 – Waiting is a way of life 3 Platan Gallery, Polish Institute, Budapest, Hungary
2014 – Holiday in the PyreneesLiget Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2013 – Desert Inn 3New Hungarian Gallery, King Saint Stephen Museum, Székesfehérvár, Hungary
2013 – Waiting is a way of life 2 – Óbuda Island, Budapest, Hungary
2013 – Waiting is a way of life 1 – Kerepesi Cemetery, Budapest, Hungary
2013 – The visitor 4 – City Park, Budapest, Hungary
2013 – The visitor 3 – Heroes Square, Budapest, Hungary
2013 – The visitor 2 – Óbuda Island, Budapest, Hungary
2013 – The visitor 1 – Csepel Island, Budapest, Hungary
2012 – Desert Inn 2Kis Zsinagóga, Eger, Hungary
2011 – Desert Inn 1Vajda Lajos Studio, Szentendre, Hungary
2008 – Alice in Paradise – Medence Salon, Budapest, Hungary
2007 – Object Graffiti 4 – City Park, Budapest, Hungary
2007 – Object Graffiti 3 – Nyugati Square, Budapest, Hungary
2007 – Object Graffiti 2 – Erzsébet Square, Budapest, Hungary
2007 – Object Graffiti 1 – Blaha Lujza Square, Budapest, Hungary
1999 – I err, therefore I am Óbudai Társaskör Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
1999 – Installations – Hungarian Institute, Bucharest, Romania
1999 – Ecce Homo – Sai Gallery Alexie, Budapest, Hungary
1997 – Simultaneous Contrast – with Gyöngyi Gallusz and Zsuzsa Medve,  M.A.M.Ű. Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
1996 – Metaxy – with Zsolt Bredár, Tölgyfa Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
1996 – AsterionÓbudai Társaskör Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
1995 – Inventory – with Csilla Babinszky, András Dániel and Zsolt Paseczky, University Theatre, Budapest, Hungary
1994 – Alef – with Csilla Babinszky and András Dániel, Óbudai Pince Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
1988 – Drawings – Library of University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Selected group exhibitions
2017 – PostContemporary, Telep Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2016 – DLADLA100, The group show of HUFA Doctoral School, Budapest, Hungary
2016 – Geumgang Nature Art Biennale, Open Air Video Exhibition, Gongju City, South Korea
2015 – Busan Biennale, Sea Art Festival, Dadaepo Beach, Busan City, South Korea
2014 – Kinetika – A fusion of art | design | engineering – New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
2014 – 20th International Workshop Exhibition, Karinthy Salon, Budapest, Hungary
2014 – 20th International Workshop Exhibition, Reök Palace, Szeged, Hungary
2013 – Malevich looks back – M.A.M.Ű. Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2012 – One of Them – Magma Gallery, Sfintu Gheorghe, Romania
2012 – DriftKunstbroedplaats/Art Breeding Place, Dutch Rerun Productions Foundation, Waterloopbos, Marknesse, Netherlands
2012 – II. International Graphic Art Biennal – Sfintu Gheorghe, Romania
2012 – Sensorial Panopticum, cooperative installation – Beck & Eggeling, Düsseldorf, Germany
2012 – Szentendre in the Palace, Tirgu-Mures, Romania
2012 – Springtime, Balassi Institute, Budapest, Hungary
2011 – Nature, Human Being & Sound, 2011-2012 Geumgang Nature Art Pre-Biennale, Gongju, South Korea
2011 – Szentendre in Budapest, Gödör Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2011 – Lazarea, Romania
2011 – Ruas/Segment – Campus Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2011 – Hybrid Art Projects – El Zonte Beach, El Salvador
2010 – BorderLINE Architecture –12th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Italy
2010 – Sandarbh – Partapur, Rajasthan, India
2006 – Reality Resonance – LUMÚ, Budapest, Hungary
2004 – Intersection 2. – Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia
2004 – Notorious – Inselgalerie, Berlin, Germany
2001 – Prix Ars Electronica, Interactive Art
2001 – 1st of Java, Perspectives on New Media – online exhibition
2001 – Unique Sign, Unique Location – Grazer Stadtmuseum, Graz, Austria
2001 – Black and White, Graphics Exhibition – Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary
2000 – 8th Túlsó P’art Art Camp Exhibition – Tihany, M.A.M.Ű. Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2000 – La Ville, le Jardin, la Memoire – French Academy, Villa Medici, Rome, Italy
2000 – Unique Sign, Unique Location – River Neretva, Mostar, Bosnia-Herczegovina
2000 – Concorso di Idee – Laboratorio Boario, Ararat Gallery, Foro Boario, Rome, Italy
2000 – PRIX Ars Electronica – Linz, Austria
1999 – Disappearance – Galerie Barakk, Berlin, Germany
1999 – Wenn ich das nicht Krieg, geb’ich keinen Frieden, 5. Next Internationales Projekt für bildende Kunst
1999 – Kanonenbastei am Schlossberg, Graz, Austria
1998 – 6th Túlsó P’art Art Camp Exhibition – Cultural Center of Sindicates, Miercurea-Ciuc, Romania
1998 – denk.werk.statt.graz, 4. Next. Internationale Projekt für bildende Kunst, Graz, Austria
1998 – Exhibition of Derkovits fellowship holders – Ernst Museum, Budapest, Hungary
1997 – Open to Art and Tech., 3. Next. Internationale Projekt für bildende Kunst, Graz, Austria
1997 – Exhibition of Derkovits fellowship holders – Ernst Museum, Budapest, Hungary
1996 – Exhibition of Derkovits fellowship holders – Ernst Museum, Budapest, Hungary
1995 – 21th International Biennial of Graphic Arts – Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1995 – The State of Art, Hungarian Sculpture – Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary
1994 – Cross Roads – Polish Ambassy, London, Great Britain
1994 – Tunnel – Hungarian Institute, Praha, Czech Republic
1993 – Exhibition of Young Hungarian Artists – Haus Ungarn, Berlin, Germany
1992 – International Poster Biennial – University of Massachussets, U.S.A
1991 – Renovation – Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary

Catalogues, books
Jurányi Gallery, Füge Egyesület – Jurányi Produkciós Közösségi Inkubátorház, 2017
DLADLA 100, Hungarian University of Fine Arts, 2017
Breathing Art, Geumgang Nature Art Biennale 2016, Gongju, South Korea, 2016
József Tasnádi – Joyride, Horizont Gallery, 2016
See – Sea & Seed – Sea Art Festival 2015, Busan Biennale Organizing Commite, 2015
Highlike, Sesi-Sp Editora, 2014

József Tasnádi – 6 Munka / 6 Works, Bulletin of the King St. Stephen Museum, Series D. No. 336, 2013
Drift, Waterloopbos, Art In Nature Laboratory, Stichting Rerun Producties, 2012
Graphics Review / II. International Graphic Art Biennal – Sfintu Gheorghe, Romania, 2012
Nature, Human Being & Sound, 2011-2012 Geumgang Nature Art Pre-Biennale, Gongju, South Korea, 2012
Ruas/Segment, Indonesian-Hungarian Contemporary Art Exchange Exhibition, Campus Gallery Isi Yogyakarta, 2011
BorderLINE Architecture, 12th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia 2010, Műcsarnok, Budapest, 2010
8th Túlsó P’art Art Camp Tihany 2000, Túlsó P’art, Budapest, 2001
Cyber Arts 2001, International Compendium Prix Ars Electronica, 2001
Feketén – Fehéren, Grafikai kiállítás, Műcsarnok, Budapest, 2001
József Tasnádi: Monológ, Balassi Kiadó, Budapest, 2000
Mailart, Next Verein für bildende Kunst, Graz, 2000
József Tasnádi, JTW, Budapest, 2000
Az Installáció Éve/The Year of Installation, Artpool, Budapest, 2000
Julius Buch: Budapest – Frankfurt – Stuttgart an der Donau – Stuttgart 1999, Balassi Kiadó, Budapest, 1999
M.A.M.Ű. Társaság 1991–1998, M.A.M.Ű., Budapest, 1998
denk.werk.statt.graz., Next Verein für bildende Kunst, Graz, 1998
Túlsó P’art Art Camp Szárhegy, Túlsó P’art, Budapest, 1998
Open to Art and Tech. – Next Verein für bildende Kunst, Graz, 1997
Azbesztosz, Túlsó P’art, Budapest, 1997
Túlsó P’art, Túlsó P’art, Budapest, 1996
International Biennial of Graphic Arts, Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana, 1995
Helyzetkép / The State of Art, Műcsarnok, Budapest, 1995
Túlsó P’art, Túlsó P’art, Budapest, 1994
1/2, Fiatal Művészek Stúdiója Egyesület, Budapest, 1993
8th Invitational Poster Exhibition, University of Colorado, 1993
XII. International Poster Biennial, Muzeu Plakatu, Warsawa, 1990
XIV. Biennale Graphic Design, Moravska Galeria, Brno, 1990
The16th Independent Exhibition of Prints in Kanagawa, Kanagawa, 1990

Articles, critiques, essays
Andrea Bordács: Az emlékezet konoksága – Tasnádi József köztéri munkái, Artmagazin, 2017/2, pp. 18-22
Emese Mucsi: A favágó is gyilkos ‒ Tasnádi József: Joyride, Apertúra Magazin, 10th of June, 2016
József Tasnádi: A favágó hobbija, Balkon, 2016/3, pp. 29-30
József Tasnádi: Emlékezetes félelmeim lenyomatai, Várad, 2016/2, pp. 38-51
György Cséka: Utazás az éjszaka mélyére, Új Művészet Online, 18th of February, 2016
Enikő Jónás: Budapest, Texas, Apokrif Online, 1st of February, 2016
József Mélyi: Emlékmű az emlékezetnek, Élet és Irodalom,  29th of January, 2016, p. 22
Beckett Mufson: A 15-Year-Old Murder Inspires a Haunting Installation, The Creators Project, Vice, 27th of January 2016
Róza Tekla Szilágyi: Offline maybe, Maybe offline, Artlocator, 26th of January  2016
Emese Mucsi: The Woodcutter Is Also a Murderer, In: Cat. Joyride, Horizont Gallery, 2016, pp. 8-17
József Tasnádi: Facts, In: Cat. Joyride, Horizont Gallery, 2016, pp. 2-7
József Tasnádi: The Persistence of Memory, Busan ddadang, 12th of December  2015
József Tasnádi: The Persistence of Memory, In: Cat. See – Sea & Seed – Sea Art Festival 2015, Busan City, 2015, pp. 180-183
József Tasnádi: A favágó hobbija, Óbudai anziksz, 2015 Nyár, pp. 14-15
József Tasnádi: # Green, Exhibition of the Visual Arts Department, EKC, Eger, 20.03.2015.
József Tasnádi: I guess I’m a pink haze goupie…, Balkon, 2015/2, pp. 1-2, pp. 44-45

József Tasnádi: Interview, Philosophy Magazine / Revealed 2014/4, pp: 88-93
József Tasnádi: Elégedetlenség, wergida.blogspot.hu, 21st of September 2014
József Mélyi: A várakozás életforma, Artmagazin Online, 19.05.2014
Viola Farkas: A moszkvai metró, Új Művészet, 2014/1-2, pp. 76-7
József Mélyi: Lebegő ágy, figura nélkül, Élet és Irodalom,  31st of October, 2013, p. 22
Kriszta Dékei: Időbéklyó – Tasnádi József: Desert Inn , Magyar Narancs, 31st of October, 2013, p. 42
Miklós Erhardt: Szükségállapot, József Tasnádi: Desert Inn, Balkon, 2012/2, pp. 29-31
Alexa Csizmadia: Az eltűnés művészete, Új Művészet, 2011/12, pp. 42-43
József Tasnádi: A kép ideje, Maladype 10 év/years, Maladype Színház KHE, Budapest, 2011, pp. 340-341
József Tasnádi: Zevgar-Variations, BorderLINE Architecture, 12th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia 2010, Műcsarnok, Budapest, 2010, pp. 60-65
József Tasnádi: Zevgár variációk, ArnolfiniNetGaleria
József Tasnádi: Az első tervművészeti alkotás, In: József Készman  (Ed.): Kép-alá-írások. Művészek a művészetről, M.A.O.E., Budapest, 2004, pp. 230-236
József Tasnádi: Monológ, Balassi Kiadó, Budapest, 1999
József Tasnádi: Bizonyos értelemben, In: Cat. Túlsó P’art (8) Art camp, Tihany, 2001
Dejan Grba / József Tasnádi: Metafore ce nestati, DANAS – com – medi@ , Beograd, 2001. Jan. 17., p. 5
Dejan Grba: Egonija – Multimedjialno delo Jozefa Tasnadija na Mailartu u Gracu, DANAS – com – medi@ , Beograd, 2000. Dec. 20., p. 5 József Tasnádi: Luxus, In: Cat. József Tasnádi, JTW, Budapest, 2000, p. 60
Tünde Bognár: Útikönyv idegen világokhoz, In: Cat. József Tasnádi, JTW, Budapest, 2000, p. 48
József Tasnádi: Thinking is cheap, In: Cat. József Tasnádi, JTW, Budapest, 2000, pp. 44-45
Gábor Andrási: Luxus Kommunikáció, In: Cat. József Tasnádi, Budapest, p. 42
József Tasnádi: Wei-Wu-Wei, In: Cat. József Tasnádi, JTW, Budapest, 2000, pp. 20-21
József Tasnádi(H)/(inst-doc)/(text)/, In: Cat. József Tasnádi, JTW, Budapest, pp. 4-5
József Tasnádi: Weiss-Schwarz-Spektrum, In: Julius Buch, Balassi Kiadó, Budapest, 1999, p. 20
József Tasnádi: Ecce Homo – In: Cat. Wenn ich das nicht Krieg, geb’ich keinen Frieden… – 5. Next Internationale Projekt für bildende Kunst, Graz, 1999, pp. 10-11
Zsófia Beke: Ecce Homo, Új Művészet, 1999/5, pp. 41-42
György Szücs: Szerbusz öccse, öt török, öt görög, hány ember?, Balkon, 1999/3-4, pp. 27-28
Corneliu Antim: Ecce Homo, Curentul, Bucuresti, 21st of March 1999
József Tasnádi: Black and/or White. Operating with certainties means as much as to be wrong, In: Cat. denk.werk.statt.graz., Next Verein für bildende Kunst, Graz, 1998, p. 5-10
Zsófia Beke: A Túlsó P’art Szárhegyen, Új Művészet, 1998/12, pp. 41-42
László Újvárossy: Üzenet a túlsó partról, Korunk, Kolozsvár, 1998 Sept., pp. 46-49
Annemarie Happe: …und Macht Ench. Die Erde Untertan ?, In: Cat. Open to Art and Tech. 3. Next. Internationale Projekt für bildende Kunst, Grambach, Graz, 1997
Orsolya Merhán: Aszterion, Új Művészet, 1996/8, pp. 65-66
János Szoboszlai: Jam Session, Új Művészet, 1995/4, pp. 4-6
József Gaál: Zöldföld alef, Élet és Irodalom, 16th of Dec., 1994, p. 19

Artcamps, residencies
2017 – I-Park Foundation, General Residency Program, East Haddam, Connecticut, USA
2017 – Taipei Artist Village, Treasure Hill, Taiwan
2016 – Nyílt Tér Artcamp, Mezőszemere, Hungary

2014 – 20th International Artcamp, Szeged, Hungary
2012 – Drift, International Symposium, Waterloopbos, Marknesse, Netherlands
2011 – International Artcamp, Lazarea, Romania
2011 – Active Resistance, International Symposium, Szentendre, Hungary
2011 – Hybrid Art Projects, International Residency, El Zonte, El Salvador
2010 – Sandarbh, International Residency, Partapur, India
2004 – 2. Intersection, International Residency, Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia
2000 – CCN, International Residency, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2000 – 8th Túlsó P’art International Artcamp, Tihany, Hungary
1999 – 7th Túlsó P’art International Artcamp, Tihany, Hungary
1998 – 6th Túlsó P’art International Artcamp, Lazarea, Romania
1998 – 4th Next International Artcamp, Graz, Austria
1997 – 3th Next International Artcamp, Graz, Austria