Tamás T. Kaszás
2007, 2008, 2009
Oct 2008 - Dez 2008
Born 1976 in Dunaújváros/Hungary.
From 1997 until 2003 Tamás Kaszás studied at the Intermedia Department of the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts in Budapest. He lives and works in Dunaújváros.
Tamás Kaszás is a founding member of the artist groups »Intercultural Information Service« (since 2006 »Intercultural Information Interest«) and »The Randomroutines«. He is a member of the Studio of Young Artists Association in Budapest, of the Association of Hungarian Creative Artists, of ZOFI (Hungarian Young Greens) and of the Ground Up Artists’ Collective in Ireland.
He was given numerous awards and grants, among others the Derkovits Gyula fellowship (2005–2007), the prize for local artists in Dunaújváros (2004), and the award of the Studio of Young Artists Association Budapest (2003). In 2008 he was an Artist-in-Residence of Projecto 270 in Portugal, in 2006 at the Museumsquartier 21 in Vienna and in 2004 in Nykarleby/Finland.
Since 2000 Tamás Kaszás has exhibited his work regularly in museums and galleries throughout Europe. In 2008 his works have been shown among others in the Mucsarnok Kunsthalle Budapest and at the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki/Greece, in 2007 at the Liget Galéria in Budapest, at the Gallery Delta35 and the Collegium Hungaricum in Berlin as well as at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Dunaújváros. Also in 2007, Tamás Kaszás created the installation »They who know the truth don’t advertise it« for the foyer of the RWE tower in Essen together with the group »Intercultural Orientation« as part of a cooperation of the Museum Folkwang and the RWE AG.
Further exhibitions (selection): »Rular Vernicular«, public art in a countryside context, County Claire/Ireland; »Urban Potentials« with »The Randomroutines« in Budapest; »The Sweetest Dream – unity and dissonance in Europe« with Anikó Loránt, SPACE, London; »Tiefebene hochkant« with »The Randomroutines«, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein; »On Difference #2« with Viktor Kotun at the Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart (all in 2006); »Private matter?« with »The Randomroutines«, Mucsarnok Kunsthalle Budapest; »Second Present« with »antifa youth«, Trafó Galéria, Budapest (both in 2005); »Travelling without moving«, W139, Amsterdam/Netherlands and »Rather go to the future« with Anikó Loránt, Pelikán Galéria, Székesfehérvár/Hungary (both in 2004).
Tamás Kaszás is a participant in the writers exchange program between Akademie Schloss Solitude and young Hungarian writers in Budapest.