Tamás Waliczky, born in 1959, Budapest, Hungary, works as media artist. He started out by creating cartoon films (1968-83), and parallel with this activity he worked as painter, illustrator and photographer. He began working with computers in 1983. He was artist-in-residence at the ZKM Institute for Visual Media in 1992, and subsequently a member of the Institute's research staff (1993-1997) before taking up a guest professorship at the HBK Saar, Saarbrücken (1997-2002). The IAMAS in Gifu, Japan, has chosen Waliczky as artist-in-residence in 1998/99. His works won numerous international awards, including the Golden Nica of Prix Ars Electronica, Linz. They were shown in several exhibitions worldwide, including the Lyon Biennale, the ICC Gallery Tokyo, and the Multimediale Karlsruhe and are part of different public collections, including the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, the Oppenheimer Collection, Bonn or the SCAN Gallery, Tokyo.