Tamas Waliczky was born in 1959 in Budapest. New media artist. Lives in Budapest, Hong Kong and Vienna. He started making animations at the age of nine. He then worked as a painter, illustrator and photographer. He started working with computers in 1983. In 1992, he was a resident artist at the ZKM Visual Media Institute, then a member of the Institute's research group (1993-1997). IAMAS in Gifu, Japan chose Waliczky as artist-in-residence in 1998-99.

Waliczky has been working with his partner, Anna Szepesi, since the early eighties. Anna is usually an art consultant in most of her works.

His works have won many international awards, including the Golden Nica of the Prix Ars Electronica in Linz, and have been exhibited worldwide, including the Lyon Biennale, the Tokyo ICC Gallery, the Multimediale Karlsruhe or the Seville Biennale. His works can be found in various public collections, such as the Center Georges Pompidou Paris, the Museum of Photographic Art in Tokyo or the Ludwig Museum in Budapest. Tamas Waliczky was chosen to represent Hungary at the 2019 Fifty-eighth Venice Biennale.

He taught at several universities; Fine art Academy, Budapest (1990-1992), HBK Saar, Saarbrucken (1997-2002 and 2005-2010), Fachhochschule Mainz (2003-2005), School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong. (2010-2024).

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Tamás Waliczky and Anna Szepesi at around 1982, photo by György Pálos.