Miklós Peternák

Born in 1956 Esztergom, Hungary, lives in Budapest. Studied history and history of art, PhD 1994: New Media – Art and Science. He was a member of the Béla-Balázs-Studio, Budapest (1981-87), the Indigo-Group, worked at the Hungarian National Gallery (1981-83) and at the Research Institute for Art History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (1983-87). Head of the Intermedia Department at the Hungarian University of Fine Arts since its foundation (1990), director of C3: Center for Culture and Communication since 1997. He has produced several films and videos during the 1980’s and published numerous articles and book on contemporary media art and history.


Full list

Doctoral Schools database

Exhibitions (selected curatorial work)

2016 PHOTO / MODEL. Images between Art and Nature. Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Barcsay Hall

2015 TIMEBASE. Time-Based Media in Contemporary Art. New Budapest Gallery

2015 Brigitta Zics: Eyeresonator at the Power Plant.

2014 Ivan Ladislav GALETA. MAGMA Contemporary Medium, Saint George city, Romania.

2014 Conceptual Art in Hungary, Paks Art Gallery

2012 STATE OF IMAGES – Zbigniew Rybczyński, in the frame of the CHANCE AS STRATEGY exhibition, organized by Open Structures Art Society (OSAS), Vasarely Museum, Budapest

2012-2011 State of Images / Der Stand der Bilder. Die Medienpioniere Zbigniew Rybczyński und Gábor Bódy. Akademie der Künste Berlin 2011 / ZKM│Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnlologie, Karlsruhe 2012 WRO Wroclaw

2011 Hajnal Németh: CRASH – Passive Interview. The Hungarian Pavilion at the 54th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia.

2009 Blickmaschinen / Máquinas de mirar (társkurátor: Eva Schmidt, Nike Bätzner, Werner Nekes) Siegen – Sevilla – Budapest

2009 Subversive Praktiken / Practices Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart / Trafó, Budapest

2007 The Time of an Artwork / The Artwork through Time. Labor Gallery, Budapest

2005 Active Image, NCCA, Moscow

2002 Vision – Image and perception. Kunsthalle Budapest,

2000 Média Modell. Intermédia, új képfajták, interaktív technikák. Műcsarnok, Budapest

1999 Perspective. Kunsthalle Budapest

1996 The Butterfly-Effect. Kunsthalle Budapest