Project Fresh, 2004-2014
Illustration for Roham magazine
Art and design for Taxidermia
My pets / Taxidermied animals
Concept art for films
Photo works
New deities, print on silk
Scenic projection
Suzuka and her Friends
Video works for theatres
Art direction for Opium
KITIN, beetles in resin
Silk Scarves Shop
Design works
Zoetropes
The Notebook, collages


Biography

Géza Szöllősi

1977, Budapest, Hungary, EU

Mobile: + 36 30 266 43 86

E-mail: gezaszollosi(@)yahoo.co.uk

Books

Video works


Education:

1999-2004 Moholy-Nagy University of Art, MOME, Budapest, Hungary

Department of Visual Communication: Studying Photo-media, Fine Art, Graphics Design

2003 University for the Creative Arts, UCA, Maidstone, UK

Study Unit: Photography and Contemporary Art Practice

1997-1999 University of Pécs, Hungary

Art Department: Studying Fine Art, Painting, Photography, Video


M.A. in Visual Communication Design

 

Prizes, Awards:

Hungarian Film Week, Best Set design Award in group for Taxidermia, a feature film by György Pálfi, 2006

Digital Art Sponsorship, Vizuális Müvek Egyesület, NKA, National Cultural Institute, Hungary, 2005

Prize of MFT, National Graphics Design Biennale XIV., Hungary, 2004

Excellent prize of Diploma, Department of Visual Communication, MOME, Hungary, 2004

Digital Art Sponsorship. NKA, National Cultural Institute, Hungary, 2004

Erasmus Scholarship, UK, 2003

 

Lecture, Invitation:

2007-2014 RoHAM Magazine /H/: Art director, illustrator

2013 Workshop - guest teacher, University of Pécs, Art Department, Pécs

2013 Guided tour, Deadly Nature | Modem, Debrecen

2013 Lecture, (Privát anatómiák) Hungarian Fine art Academy, Budapest

2012 MOME Diploma opponens, animation

2012 Visart, Diploma meghívott opponens, graphic

2011 MOME Diploma bizottsági tag, grafika szak

2011 A Hét grafikusa, HG.hu

2010 Előadás, Decadence Now!, Prága, Rudolfinum Gallery

2010 Előadás, Pecha Kucha Night, Budapest

2007 Absolút, TV riport

2003 /SK/ Pozsony | Academy of Fine Arts and Design | International Workshop

 

Solo Exhibitions (selected)

 

/H/ The Note Book (A nagy füzet), NextArt Gallery /H/, 2013

/H/ New Deities, NextArt Gallery /H/, 2012

/H/ First Blood, RoHAM Gallery, Budapest, (with BMZ), 2010

/H/ Eleven hús, Körzőgyár - Oktogon Gallery, Budapest, 2007

/H/ Suzuka and her friends, Menü Pont Gallery (project-gallery of Kunsthalle Budapest), 2006

 /H/ One week exhibitions, Kuplung Gallery, Budapest (Lumen Art Association, Hungary), ,2005

 

Group Exhibitions (selected)

 

2014

/US/ Scope Art Show, NextArt Gallery /H/

/H/ Haunted Collection, Attila F. Kovács, Zsuzsa Meggyesi, NextArt Gallery, Budapest /H/

2013

/H/ Deadly Nature | Modem, Debrecen /H/

/H/ Subjective objects | Latarka, Budapest /H/

/AU/ Young Hungarians | MOYA (Museum of Young Art) | Wiena, Austria

/SK/ Creative Transgressions, Löffler Museum, Kassa, Slovakia

2012

/SK/ Organs and Extasy, Central Slovakian Gallery, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia

/H/ ArtMarket Budapest, NextArt Gallery, Budapest /H/

/GB/ Unnatural Natural History, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, Curators: Coats & Scarry /GB/

/J/  “Seeing Oneself”, ICHO-AN Gallery, Osaka, Japan

/MA/ The BIC, International Biennial of Casablanca, Morocco

/SK/ “David Cherny”, River Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia

2011

/US/ Scope New York Art Show, NextArt Gallery /H/

/GB/ London Art Fair, Islington Design Centre, Mauger Modern Art /GB/

/CK/ ANGeLa whEre are you? Fishpiece Gallery, Zürich

/D/ Galerie Schuster - NextArt Gallery /H/, Berlin

/CK/ Morgeluft und schöni Maitli! Fishpiece Gallery, Zürich

/SK/ Successful Hunting!, Nitra Gallery, Slovakia

/H/ ArtMarket Budapest, NextArt Gallery, Budapest /H/

/H/ Work in Progress, NextArt Gallery, Budapest /H/

2010

/CZ/ Decadence Now! Visions of Excess, Gallery Rudolfinum, Prague

/KS/ Korea International Art Fair, Seoul, Mauger Modern Art /GB/ 

/H/ Photography in motion – Contemporary art from Pécs, Nádor Gallery, Pécs

/H/ Seeing Oneself, Hungarian Museum of Photography, Kecskemét 

/GB/ London Art Fair, Islington Design Centre, Mauger Modern Art /GB/

/H/ RoHAM, RoHAM Gallery, Budapest

2009

/US/ Scope Art Show, Miami, Mauger Modern Art /GB/

/H/ ErotikArt, Holdudvar, Mediawave, Budapest, Győr

/H/ Plastic Fantastic, Ferenczi Gallery, Budapest

2008

/F/ Helsinki | Media Center Lume | Taste MOMEnts

/D/ Berlin | DMY International Design festival | Taste MOMEnts

/GB/ London │ Café in the Crypt │100% Design Fest │ Taste MOMEnts

/H/ Budapest | Hungarian Museum of Applied Arts | Taste MOMEnts

2007

/H/ Budapest | VAM Design Gallery | 52 artists

/SK/ Bratislava | Medium gallery | Bio-Power

/CK/ Prague | c2c gallery | Bio-Power

/AU/ Vienna | MOYA (Museum of Young Art) | Young Art Europe

/H/ Budapest │Oktogon Gallery │Múzsák a Körzőgyárban

2006

/H/ Budapest | Műcsarnok/Kunsthalle, PLUG

2005

/AU/ Vienna - Budapest | Kultur-Axe | Exostra project 

/G/ Berlin - Budapest (Sziget Festival) | Exostra project 

/H/ Budapest │Ponton Gallery (Moholy-Nagy University of Art) │Családlátogatás

/H/ Budapest │Millenáris Park │Contemporary Digital Prints

2004

/H/ Budapest │Dinamó │ Lumen Art Association

/H/ Békéscsaba │Museum Mihály Munkácsi│National Graphics Design Biennale

/H/ Budapest │Ponrton Gallery│Diploma Show, MOME

/H/ Pécs │Contemporary International Art Symposium - Közelítés Art Association│Mediafactory

/H/ Budapest │ Műcsarnok (Kunsthalle)│The Hidden Holocaust

2003

/H/ Pécs │ Hattyúház │ After dreams

/H/ Békéscsaba │ Museum Mihály Munkácsi │ National Graphics Design Biennale

/H/ Budapest │Műcsarnok (Kunsthalle) │Plastica Dreams

2002

/H/ Budapest │MEO│Mikulás is Ember

/H/ Budapest │Karton Gallery│Let's come together

/H/ Budapest │Premier Gallery │Selfportrait-Portrait

/H/ Szombathely │ Művészetek Háza│Természethamisítás

 

Work in feature films and theatres

Léderer case, János Szász, 2014 (concept art)

Le Grande Cahier, János Szász, 2013 (design, animation design)

Toldi, György Pálfi, 2013 (concept art)

Magyarország 2010, a short by György Pálfi (animation design)

Opium - Diary of a madwoman, János Szász, 2007 (art direction)

Shock, short, Marcell Gerő, 2007 (production design)

Still life.., short, Jánossy Natália, 2007 (props design)

Taxidermia, György Pálfi, 2006 (concept art, design)

 

In books (English)

Crap Taxidermy

Otto M. Urban: Decadence Now! Visions of Excess, Arbor Vitae publishing, 2010, Prague, pp. 126-127

Tibor Gyenes (ed.), Photography in Motion – Contemporary art from Pécs, Alexandra Kiadó, Pécs, 2010, pp. 88-89, 112-113

Tibor Werhner (ed.), Modern magyar szobrászat (Modern Hungarian Statuary) 1945-2010, Corvina Kiadó, Budapest, 2010 p. 28

József Készman (ed.), Contemporary Hungarian Art at the turn of the Millennium, BumBum Art Consulting, Budapest, 2006, pp. 62-66

Lumen Gallery, Budapest, 2005

 

In Catalogue (English)

Sándor Hornyik: Deathly Nature, Modem, Debrecen

Halasi Rita Mária (ed.), Taste MOMEnts, Moholy-Nagy University of Art, Budapest, 2008

Vitek Zsolt (ed.), 52 Contemporary (Hungarian) artists, Vam Design Center, Budapest, 2007, p. 303-313

Diploma 2004, Moholy-Nagy University of Art, Budapest, 2004, p. 90

Készman József (ed.), The Hidden Holocaust, Műcsarnok (Kunsthalle Budapest), 2004

Készman József, László Százados, Plastica Dreams, Műcsarnok (Kunsthalle Budapest), 2003

 

Exhibition review (Hungarian)

Bordács, Andrea: Képzőművészet filmben. Új Művészet [Art Today],Vol. XXIV. 2013/10, p. 45-47, Budapest

Nemes Z., Márió: Budapest Horror, Flash Art, Vol. I., No. 2, 2012, pp. 92, Budapest

Tünde Topor: Díszletnéző, Art Magazin, Vol. X., No. 1, 2012, p., 42-43, Budapest

Nemes Z., Márió: Szöllősi Géza és a spirituális pop, Flash Art, Vol. I., No. 2, 2012, pp. 92, Budapest (on the cover: Joseph's libido)

Vass, Norbert: Tantrát (t)akaró diktátor-pornó, Új Művészet [Art Today], Vol. XXIII. 2012/4, p. 20-21, Budapest

Nemes Z., Márió: Antropológiai töredékek, Balkon, Vol. XVIII., No. 2, 2011, pp. 32-36, Budapest

Szombathy, Bálint: Baji Miklós és Szöllősi Géza kiállítása, Balkon, Vol. XVIII., No. 1, 2011, p. 40-41, Budapest

Bordács, Andrea: A természet mint provokáció. Új Művészet [Art Today],Vol. XVIII. 2007/3, p. 21-23, Budapest

Győrffy, László: Eleven hús, Balkon, Vol. XVIII., No. 2, 2007, p. 28-29, Budapest

Reich, Éva: Körzőgyári cappriccio, Maktár [Hungarian artists Foundation], Vol. III., No. 3, 2007, p. 18-19, Budapest

Eisenstein, Adele: The diary of a Taxidermist?, The Budapest Sun/Style, No. 2, 2007, Budapest

Iványi, Brigitta: Minthapornó és művészetzúza, ArtMagazin, Vol. V. No. 1, 2007 p. 52-57, Budapest

Győrffy, László: Project affair, RoHAM Magazine, Vol. II. No.2, 2007, p. 45-47, Budapest

Rieder, Gábor: Szöllősi Géza és a horror, ArtMagazin, Vol. V., No., 2007, p., Budapest

Rieder, Gábor: A gumigésa találkozása, ArtMagazin, Vol. IV., No. 1, 2006, p. 30-31, Budapest

Hock, Bea: Játék és Suzuka tíz percben, Géza Szöllősi Suzuka and her Friends exhibition opening, Menü Pont Gallery, 2006

Győrffy, László: Delicatessen, Új Művészet, Vol. XVI., No. 11, 2005, p. 39-40, Budapest

 

Interviews (English)

Dora Sarvari: Revista Metal Mag., The Hungarian Barbarian, New York, Barcelona, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2010, p. 30-33

Rebecca Delmenico: Géza Szöllősi, www.rebeccadelmenico.com, 2009

Richard Mauger: Q&A, 2009

magyar.film.hu,: Géza Szöllősi, Artist, 2007

 

Videos

New deities in Nextart Gallery Budapest (Hungarian)

Decadens Now Exhibition in Prague (English)

„Absolút” reporting program (Hungarian)

Reporting - Vam Design Center,  Budapest (Hungarian)

First Blood - exhibition with BMZ (Hungarian)

Lecture in Pécs University (Hungarian)

Exhibition in RoHAM Gallery (Hungarian)


Photo: Krisztián Zana
Photo: Krisztián Zana
New Deities on cover
Exhibition, Deadly Nature, Modem, Debrecen, Hungary, István Nyári (paintings)
Géza Szöllősi, press, Motel magazine, Budapest


Géza Szöllősi
Fox II. Halálos Természet, Modem, Debrecen /Hu/
in the window, Berlin
Géza Szöllősi, taxidermy, fox
Exhibition flyer by Kristóf Murányi, 2005
Korea International Art Fair, webpage
London Art Fair, Islington Design Centre, Mauger Modern Art /GB/
Taste MOMEnts

Vam Art Project

Géza Szöllősi, Project Flesh, Vam design
Géza Szöllősi, Project Flesh, Vam design
Géza Szöllősi, Project Flesh, Vam design
Géza Szöllősi, Project Flesh, Vam design
Géza Szöllősi, Project Flesh, Vam design
Géza Szöllősi
Géza Szöllősi, Project Flesh, Vam design
Géza Szöllősi
Géza Szöllősi
Géza Szöllősi
Cow Parade, my plan for Pick
László Győrffy, Géza Szöllősi, Ákos Bánki
Géza Szöllősi
Géza Szöllősi at Decadence Now
Géza Szöllősi, EroticArt, exhibition


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