Tamás Komoróczky


Born in 1963, Békéscsaba, Hungary. Lives and works in Budapest.




1991 Video Department, Staatliche Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

1990-1992 Postgraduate studies at the Mural Department, Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest

1986-1990 Degree in Painting, Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest



2007            Artist in Residence at the European Center for Contemporary Art Actions, Strasbourg

2005            Scholarship of Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

1998-2000  Projects in C3 (Center for Culture and Communication), Budapest

1998            Scholarship of the Hungarian Academy of Rome
                     Assistant of Professor of Painting Department at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts
                     Artist in Residence at the Gasworks Gallery, London

1997            Co-founder of the U.F.F. Gallery

1995-1998  Derkovits scholarship



2018   The style is the pillar itself, Epreskert, Budapest

            Revealing Intuition - Immanence Catches Transcendence and Thereby Determines Himself, Óbudai Társaskör Gallery, Budapest

2017   au soi-meme / to the self, Private studio, Budapest

            au cours de / during, LLPlatform, Budapest

            Megjelenés / Appearance, acb Galéria, Budapest

            elé / pre, Everybody Needs Art, Bemutatótér, Budapest

2016    Logos, Tekhnos, Textos, Videos, Audios, Lajos, Budapest Gallery, Budapest

2015    The Blood is Red / The Patterns of Blood, Neon Gallery, Budapest

2014    Milksoup as a Forced Existentialist Methaphor, Higgs Field Gallery, Budapest

             Vectors - Inscription on a future ancient skull, Miskolc Gallery Municipal Museum

2013    Occasion, Pécs Gallery M21, Pécs

2012    Everything Eats, Everything is Eaten, Trafó Gallery, Budapest

             Ghost Trap, Neon Gallery, Budapest

2011    Escape Attempt, Kiscelli Múzeum - Fövárosi Képtár / Municipal Picture Gallery, Budapest

             Flying Carpet, Videospace Gallery, Budapest

2010    Anticipated Notions of Purpose, Vajda Lajos Studio, Szentendre

             Constellation of Bones, Galeria Neon, Budapest

             A Poem About Nothing, Liget Gallery, Budapest

2009    Delusion with Chord Suite, Pixel Gallery, Millenáris, Budapest

2008    The Phantom of the Museum, Vasarely Museum, Pécs

            “Schkitz#2”, Irokéz Gallery, Szombathely

2007    Recorded, Lada Gallery, Berlin

             Hunting Trip, Impex Gallery, Budapest

2005    Dr.Sample & Mr.Shooter, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

2004    God speed, acb Gallery, Budapest

2003    Turboreflex - Supercut, acb Gallery, Budapest

2002    Oscillatory, Compensation, Dream, XXV Bienal de Sao Paulo

             Supervision I, Gallery Display, Praha

             Then Nothing Else but the Buzzing of the Bees, RAM Gallery, Rotterdam

             Things fall out now this way, now that, BBS, Budapest

             Supervision II, Galleria U, Helsinki

2001     Social Intercourse, 49.Biennale di Venezia, Hungarian Pavilion

2000     The Carnival..., City Gallery, Szombathely

              PSVMK Gallery, Győr

1999     6 pictures/ordo/c3/999, ICA - Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaújváros

1998     Monument, Knoll Gallery, Budapest

1997     Gallery by Night (with Lang /Bauman) Studio Gallery, Budapest

1996     Alibi Fashion, Studio Gallery, Budapest

1995     The House of Alibi, Bartók 32 Gallery, Budapest

1994     Logo, Mű-Terem Gallery, Budapest

1993     Skicc, Tűzoltó 72. Gallery, Budapest

1991     6 Channels, Tűzoltó 72. Gallery, Budapest

1990     Young Artists’ Club, Budapest

              Újlak Cinema, Budapest

1989     Resistance I., Bercsényi College, Budapest

1987     Young Artists’ Club, Budapest



2018     Stirrings still, aqb Project Space, Budapest

2017     Abracadabra, PAF OLOMOUC 2017, Olomouc

             Summer Show, acb Gallery, Budapest

             Abstract Hungary, Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz

             Indoor Garden, Dorottya Court, Budapest

             Opus Aquanett, Wissenschaftshafen, Magdeburg

             The Way They See: An Overview of Hungarian Photography, National Museum, Warsaw

             Video: than and now, Magma Contemporary Art Space, Sf. Gheorghe 

             Save as… What Remains of New Media Art?, Ludwig Múzeum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest  

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

2016    LIGHT YEAR 10: “Crosstalk Presents”

             Video Art Projections on the Manhattan Bridge, New York

             Patron Contemporary Art Fair, FKSE, Studio Gallery, Budapest

2015    Patron Contemporary Christmas Art Fair, FKSE, Fiatal Képzőművészek Stúdiója Egyesület, Studio Gallery, Budapest

             TIMEBASE, Time-Based Media in Contemporary Art, New Budapest Gallery, Budapest

             Fény(ny)elvek, Kepes Institute, Eger

             OFF-Biennale Budapest, Budapest

             More Light! Lights Environments, New Budapest Gallery, Budapest

             Technologie und das Unheimliche "Enigma", FKSE 2, Budapest

             T+U X Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart

2014    Contemporaries: Collectors and Artists - 2010–2014, New Budapest Gallery, Budapest

             The Thunder Lizard Was Never Extinet, Zönotéka, Berlin

             LUDWIG 25. The contemporary collection, Ludwig Museum, Budapest

             Kritik und Krise #3:Ornament der Brüderlichkeit, Collegium Hungaricum Berlin, Berlin

             Anarchia, utopia, revolution, Ludwig Museum, Budapest

             Crosstalk 7 video art festival, Budapest

             Installations in the Municipal Gallery 1992-2014, Museum Kiscell, Budapest

             Digital transilvania, Targu Mures

             PANDAMONIUM PREVIEW / INTERPIXEL, Collegium Hungaricum Berlin

             4th.Oodaaq festival (Crosstalk section), Rennes

             Pensive Pictures, Goodbye!, Higgs Field Contemporary Art Space, Budapest

             Analogue, acb Galéria, Budapest

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

2013    Budapest Immersion ¨C 2013, New Budapest Gallery, Budapest

             VI. Crosstalk Video Art Festival, Budapest

             Under Reconstruction | Újlak 1989-1995, Flórián Műhely, Budapest

             My Little Cloud, Dovin Gallery, Budapest

             Malevich Looks Back, MAMÜ Gallery, Budapest

             Aquamediale,  Landkreis Dahme-Spreewald, Lübben

2012    The Hero, the Heroine and the Author, Ludwig Museum, Budapest
             HangON, Kepes Institute, Eger

             HangON, Jósa András Museum, Nyíregyháza

            The Hungarian Magic Cube - Video Art Exhibition of Hungarian artists, Gallery 5 Kalisher,         

             Tel Aviv, Israel

2011    HangON, Miskolc Gallery Municipal Museum, Miskolc

             Hybridity in Carpathian basin, Irokéz Collection, MODEM, Debrecen

             IV. Crosstalk Video Art Festival, Budapest

             Loose slogans, Liszt Ferenc square, Budapest

2010    FIAC, (Videospace Budapest Gallery), Paris

             Expectations, Collegium Hungaricum Berlin, Berlin

             Martians, Videospace Gallery, Budapest

             Conditions. Who? Whom? With what?, City Gallery, Székesfehérvár

             Crosstalk III., International Video Art Festival, Merlin Theater, Budapest

             Action!, Infernoesque, Berlin

             Procession III./ Animation, Videospace Gallery, Budapest

2009    Videospritz, Trieste Contemporanea, Trieste

             Remix I., International Contemporary Art Center, Dunaújváros

             Crosstalk II, International Video Art Festival, Budapest

             'another time, another place'- contemporary hungarian video artists, Washington DC

             Free Will, Irokéz Collection 1988-2008, City Gallery, Szombathely

             Screening Room: Contemporary Hungarian Video Artists, Janos Gat Gallery, New York

2008    The latest rebuttal time, Irokéz Collection 1988-2008, Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest

             Art Forum Berlin (Lada Project), Berlin

             Animals, Pöge-Haus, Leipzig

             Ego on the wall, Miskolc Gallery Municipal Museum, Miskolc

             Herbs 2008 (Kunst am Hamburger Bahnhof), Infernoesque, Berlin

             Cityscape-Landscape, Collegium Hungaricum Berlin, Berlin

             Crosstalk, Video Art Festival, Gödör park, Budapest

             Procession I., Videospace Gallery, Budapest

             All that Cinema, Ludwig Museum, Budapest

            "Guess who is coming...", R.A.M. Gallery, Rotterdam

             TIME PRINT 08, Hungarian Cultural Institute, Brussel

2007    CPH video cabin, Collegium Hungaricum Berlin, Berlin

             Prewiew (Lada Project), Berlin

             Imaginary Paradise, Impex Gallery, Budapest

             Foto Rio, Photobienial, Rio de Janeiro

             Futurama, Collegium Hungaricum Berlin, Berlin

2006    Generally Believed, Mongolischen Botschaft in Berlin, Berlin

             HOME FOR LOST IDEAS, General Public, Berlin

             Gutleut 15, Frankfurt am Main

             Collection, ICA - Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaújváros

2005    MEMO, acb Gallery, Budapest

             Shopped to Death, Art Forum Berlin / Tuteurhouses, Berlin

             Focus Istanbul, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin

             Europa Fries, Collegium Hungaricum, Berlin

             Loud and Clear Too, Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Museum Ludwig, Köln,

             Loud and Clear Too, Chinese European Art Center, Xiamen University Art College

             Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

             "Synchronized Coincidence...", Galerie Bergstüb'l, Berlin

             Technische Fachhochschule Wildan, Berlin

             '1st Art Fair Wien (acb Gallery), Wien

              Hungarian Digital Graphic, Millenáris, Budapest

              Museum Night, R.A.M. Gallery, Rotterdam

              Collection exhibition, Ludwig Museum, Budapest

               Antique Interior / Plug Contemporary Art Fair (acb Gallery), Budapest

 2004    Around Us, R.A.M. Gallery, Rotterdam

              Supra - Individual, Schloss Goldegg

              Soapoper, Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest

              Art Fair Köln (acb Gallery), Köln

 2003    AURA, Millenáris, Budapest

              Naughty, Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest

              Without Cinema, The House of the Lords, Brno  

              Cream 2003, MEO Contemporary Art Museum, Budapest

        Opening exhibition, acb Gallery, Budapest

               Art Fair 2003, Rotterdam

        1.Muestra del Internacionale Video, El Salvador, San Salvador

        Videovine -Muskatli Vinehouse, Budapest

 2002    BUDAPEST BOX, Ludwig Museum, Budapest

              Woof Woof, Visual Arts in Temple Bar, DubliN

              Art Forum Berlin (Trafó Gallery), Berlin

2001     Irokéz collection 2001, Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle Budapest

             Garden, City Gallery, Szombathely

             Compatibility, Zoo Gallery, Nantes

             Histoires Hongroises, Musée d'art moderne Lille Métropole,Villeneuved'Ascqe

             Cream, MEO Contemporary Art Museum, Budapest

             Hungarian Digital Art / C3, ICA New Media Centre, London

             Junction, Budapest-Metro

             Digitalized Bodies, Ludwig Museum, Budapest

             Woof WoofAustrian Cultural Institute (ACI), London

2000    Art Narrative - Contemporary Hungarian Photography, Knoll Gallery, Budapest / Wien

             Crosstalk, Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest

             Up to You!, Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana

             Media Model, Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest

             T-dugó, De Fabriek, Eindhoven

             10 Young Hungarians, König Albrecht House, Leipzig

1999     Internet Galaxy, Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest

              Galerie 5020, Salzburg

              Remix, City Gallery, Pécs

              A portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Ustí nad Labem

              The Dream Factory’s Running Smoothly, Trafo Gallery, Budapest

              Irregular memory, City Gallery, Szombathely

             Young and Serious, Ernst Museum, Budapest

              Alibi Fashion, Trafó Gallery, Budapest

              It’s jazzy, Palait Jalta, Frankfurt am Main

1998     Inter/Media/Art, Ernst Museum, Budapest / Palazzo della Regione, Triest

              Bloomsday, City Gallery, Szombathely

              Area, Accademia d'Ungheria, Roma

              Try again later, Gaswork Gallery, London

              Site Transitoire, Italian Institute of Budapest, Budapest

 1997    Gallery by Night, Studio Gallery, Budapest

              Trafik, City Gallery, Szombathely; Morawska Gallery Brno; Landesgalerie Eisenstadt                

              Sic!, Kiscelli Múzeum - Fövárosi Képtár / Municipal Picture Gallery, Budapest

              Derkovits - scholarship exhibition, Ernst Museum, Budapest

              Hidden, Ernst Museum, Budapest

              The Roundabout, shed im eisenwerk, Eisenwerk, Frauenfeld

              Ruhm und Ehre, Galerie der Stadt Schwaz 

              Pleasure of Art , Bartók 32 Gallery, Budapest

              De Valigia, Nyugati Railwaystation, Budapest

1996    The Least, Ernst Museum, Budapest

             Derkovits - scholarship exhibition, Ernst Museum, Budapest

             Beyond Art, Ludwig Museum, Budapest

             Sent I Mental Blue, Budapest Gallery, Budapest

1995    Balsam, Ernst Museum, Budapest

             Aritmia 3, Uitz Hall, Dunaújváros

             Újlak S port, Liget Gallery, Budapest

             Beyond Belief, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chichago; Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College

             Studio'95, Vigadó Gallery, Budapest

1994    Újlak Group, Palme Hall, Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest

             More then Ten, Ludwig Museum, Budapest

              80 'years Art, Ernst Museum, Budapest

1993     2. Hungarian Contemporary Epigon Exhibition, KX Kampnagel, Hamburg

              Soundinstallations / Újlak Group, Goethe Institute, Budapest

              Fremd und Vertraut / Újlak Group, Kulturfabrik Salzmann, Kassel

              Little Things, Fészek Galéria, Budapest; Randolf Street Gallery, Chicago; Art in General, New York;  

              Delta Axis Center, Memphis; City Gallery, Guadalajara

              Fluxconcert, Russian cultural center, Budapest

1992     Spectrum, Tűzoltó 72 Gallery, Budapest

              Midsummer's Eve, Polish Embassy, Praha

              The Foreigner is Beauty, Studio Gallery, Budapest

              Újlak Group, Uitz Hall, Dunaújváros

              Újlak Group performance, Culture House, Dunaújváros

              Újlak Group, Tűzoltó 72 Gallery, Budapest

              Újlak Group music performance, Hangár, Budapest

             Medien Biennale, Museum der Bildende Kunste, Leipzig

1991     Sub Voce – Contemporary Hungarian Video Installation, Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle Budapest

              Oscillation 1-2, Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest; 6. Bastion, Komarno

              Újlak Group opening exhibition, Tűzoltó 72 Gallery, Budapest

1990     Studio '90, Ernst Museum, Budapest

              Újlak Group performance and show-window exhibition, Életünk Gallery, Szombathely

              Inspiration - Sommer Atalier, Messegelande, Hannover

              Ressource Kunst, Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest

              Újlak Group collective, Újlak Cinema, Budapest

1989     Performance I-II,  Hungária Bathhouse, Budapest



2010      FIAC (Videospace Gallery), Paris

2008      Art Forum Berlin (Lada Project), Berlin

2007      Prewiew (Lada Project), Berlin

2005      Antique Interior / Plug Contemporary Art Fair (acb Gallery), Budapest

              Wienna Art Fair (acb Gallery), Wien

2004      Kunst Köln (acb Gallery), Köln

              Antique Interior (acb Gallery), Budapest

2003      MEO Art Fair (acb Gallery), Budapest

              Art Fair 2003 (RAM Gallery), Rotterdam

2002      Art Forum Berlin (Trafó Gallery), Berlin

              Art Fair, (RAM Gallery), Amsterdam



Ludwig Museum, Budapest

City Art Gallery of Szombathely, Szombathely

City Art Gallery of Paks, Paks

Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaújváros

Contemporary Museum, Pécs

Miskolc Gallery Municipal Museum, Miskolc



Irokéz collection

Spengler-Somlai collection

Horváth Béla collection

AVIVA collection

MEO Contemporary Art Collection

Kincses Károly collection

Offenbacher Ferenc collection



2013 Mosaic mural of M4 metro Szent Gellért station, Budapest

2009 Facade (glass mural for Szent István University, Gödöllő)

2008 Spears (glass mural for Szent István University, Gödöllő)

2006 Energy fluctuations (glass mural for Szent István University, Gödöllő)

2004 Wallpaper for the Ludwig Museum's cafeteria



Komoróczky Tamás: Flying Carpet + Escape Attempt + Anticipated Target Concepts, catalogue, 2011

Komoróczky Tamás: Works & Days, (2004-2008), catalogue, 2008

Focus Istanbul, Martin-Gropius-Bau Berlin, 2005

Histories Hongroises, Musée d'art moderne de Lille Métropole, Villeneuve D' Ascq, 2001

urbane Realitaten: Social Intercourse, 49.Biennale di Venezia, Hungarian Pavilion, catalogue, 2001


Várkonyi György: Fekete tűz, Műértő, 2013 May

Hornyik Sándor: A tudás archeológiája a proszektúrán - Komoróczky Tamás Minden eszik, minden megétetik című kiállítása, Balkon, 2012 Feb

Várkonyi György: A múzeum fantomja, Mozgó Világ, 2008 Dec

Ivacs Ágnes: Miféle mánia? Komoróczky Tamás: Sanyi,(Loop, acb galéria ¨C február), Balkon, 2004 March - April

St. Auby Tamás: Komoróczky Tamás a sötétség és a fény között az intermediális menhelyen, Balkon 1994 July - August