János Sugár

János Sugár (1958) studied in the Department of Sculpture at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts in Budapest (1979-84). He worked with Indigo, an interdisciplinary art group led by Miklós Erdély from 1980-86. His work includes installations, performances,as well as film/video. He has exhibited widely throughout Europe including Documenta IX, Kassel (1992), Manifesta I, Rotterdam (1996). He completed an Artslink residency at the Cleveland Institute of Art in 1994, fellowships at Experimental Intermedia, New York (1988 and 1999), and in 2001 a fellowship by the invitation of Civitella Ranieri Foundation, New York in Italy. His films were screened at the Anthology Film Archives in New York in 1998.

SELECTED SOLO SHOWS
2002 "Attention recycling", Galerija Balen, Slavonskij Brod, Croatia
"Convergent Series"Café Europe, Centro di Arte Contemporanea, Rome
2000 "General Reminder" Art Media Center, TV Gallery, Moscow, with Yuri Leiderman
1999 "Calligraphy Powerplant" Galleria Spicchi dell`Est, Rome
"Context Trap", Artpool, Budapest
1998 "Do You Know My Method?" QQ Galeria, Cracow, Poland
1997 Knoll Gallery, Vienna, Austria
1996 Studio Gallery, Budapest
1993 Knoll Gallery, Vienna, Austria
1992 Knoll Gallery, Budapest
SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
2002 "Vision", Kunsthalle Budapest
"Without emergency exit" Centro Multimedia of Mexico DF,
"Traveller and Moonlight" Ludwig Museum, Budapest
"video 20xx" Deák Erika Gallery, Budapest
2001 "Out of Time", Kunsthalle Budapest
"Werk 01" Bildhauersymposion, Heidenheim, Germany
2000 "Media Model" International Media Art Exhibition, Kunsthalle, Budapest
"Cooperativ", Stadthaus, Ulm, Germany
"L'Autre Moitié de l'Europe", Jeu de Paume, Paris
1999 "Aspects/Positions" 50 Years Art From Middle Europe, 20er Haus, Vienna, Austria
"Perspective" International Media Art Exhibition, Kunsthalle Budapest
1997 "Weight-less", Ludwig Museum, Budapest
1996 Manifesta 1, Rotterdam, Netherlands
"The Butterfly Effect", International Media Art Exhibition, Kunsthalle, Budapest,
1995 "Ostranenie" Dessau, Germany
1992 Documenta IX, Kassel, Germany
1991 Trigon, "8x2 aus 7", Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum
Joanneum, Graz, Austria

SELECTED PERFORMANCES
2002 "One Way Design" Transart Communication, Nové Zámky, Slovak Rep.
2000 "Big Yes - Big No", Art Media Center, TV Gallery, Moscow
1998 "Big Yes - Big No", Stephen Gang Gallery, New York
1996 "Ariadne Unemployed", Gallery KK im Fisch, Braunschweig, Germany
1995 "The Shortest Labyrinth", Perforium, Intl. Perf. Art Meeting, Budapest
1992 "Strecke durch Zeit", Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
1987 "The Circle and the Dawn", New York Café, Kassel, Germany

FILMS AND VIDEOS
2001 "Typewriter of the Illiterate", digitalvideo, 8 min.
1998 "Do You Know My Method?", BW, 35mm, 10 min, BBS production
1996 "Ariadne Unemployed", video, 13 min.
1993 "Ambigous Window" BW + colour 16 mm, 17 min, (final print: 1996), BBS production
1992 "Camera in Trouble" color, 16 mm, 70 min, BBS production
1991 "Misunderstandings" TV series, 5x28 min. FRIZ production
1988 "The Immortal Culprits" U-matic, 30 min. BBS production
1987 "Tweedle" (with L. Révész,) BW, 16 mm, 5 min. BBS production
1985 "Persian Walk", color, 16 mm, 50 min.(final print: 1989), BBS production
1983 "This Type of Intention is on the Border of Credibility",16 mm, 7min. final print: 1989 BBS

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