He was born in Budapest in 1959.
In 1988 he graduated from the Fine Arts Academy in the faculty of set and costume design.
Since 1985 he has been playing a creative part in theatre performances, composing music and designing sets for films in addition to planning exhibitions and other special designs.

 

In 1984 he founded Natural Disasters experimental theatre group, which fuses movement, contemporary music, performance with new kinds of scenic effects. The collective has participated in various festivals around the world with a number of productions.

 

Since 1982 his works have been shown independently and in groups in Hungarian and foreign fine art exhibitions. Since 1993, he has been a member of various electric guitar bands. In 1997 his first single CD, "Natural Disasters" appeared.

 

In 1998 he formed the "Paranoise" band (together with Austrian architect W. Hollinetz).

In 2000 he forms acoustic guitar project "Fine Arts Music" (with artist Tamás Kopasz).

 

Since 2002 program manager of the cyclically functioning, culturally independent organization Autonom Zone.

 

Set designs:

 

1985

Shakespeare: MEASURE FOR MEASURE Petőfi Theatre, Veszprém

1986

Schiller: DON CARLOS National Theatre, Szeged

1986

Beckett: PLAY SZKÉNÉ THEATRE, Budapest

1987

Hervé Diasnas: SOLO-DANCE  Théâtre de Ville, Paris

1988

Jancar: BIG BRILLIANT WALTZ Petőfi Theatre, Veszprém

1990

Eörsi: DUEL IN A CLEARING Petőfi Theatre, Veszprém

1991

Molnár: LILIOM National Theatre, Miskolc

1991

Moliere: THE BOURGEOIS GENTLEMAN National Theatre, Miskolc

1992

Goldoni: QUARREL AT CHIOGGIA National Theatre, Szeged

1992

Gorkij: MIDNIGHT REFUGE József Attila Theatre, Budapest

1993

Moliere: DON JUAN National Theatre, Szeged

1994

Shakespeare: MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM National Theatre, Szeged

1994

Schiller: DON CARLOS Szigligeti Theatre, Szolnok

1995

Witkievitz: THE MADMAN AND THE NUN Katona József Theatre, Kecskemét

1996

Lorca BLOOD WEDDING Új Színház, Budapest

1997

Hrabal: CLOSELY WATCHED TRAINS National Theatre, Pécs

1998

Tasnádi: TITANIC WATER REVUE BárkaTheatre, Budapest

1998

Chekhov: THE CHERRY ORCHARD  Mobile House, Groningen

1999

Madách: NOTES ON THE TRAGEDY OF MAN Mobile House, Berlin

2001

Mobile House: 1003 HEARTS Mobile House, Avignon

2002

Spiró: BIG KÁTYU INN Bárka Theatre, Budapest

2002

Dohnányi-Egerházi: HEAVY SHOOTING  Hungarian Opera, Budapest

2003

Shakespeare: MEASURE FOR MEASURE Drama Theatre, Maribor

 

Film and TV set designs:

 

1987

Zoltán Kamondi: SUBCONSCIOUS STATION (with László Rajk) BBS

1988

Kamondi-Árvai: PARALEL METABOLISM I. FMS

1989

Zoltán Kamondi: PATHS OF DEATH AND ANGELS (art direction)

1990

Mrozek-Árkosi: MERRY-MAKING  MTV

2001

Zoltán Kamondi: TEMPTATIONS

 

Designs for Natural Disasters collective:

 

1988

EMBRYO WAKE

1990

TECHNORIGIN

1991

DREAM EXISTANCE

1992

QUIET ZONE

1993

OF.....

1994

VAPOR I.-II.-III."

2001

" 62 DAYS"

 

Selected art exhibitions

 

Independent:

 

1982

70x70 Bercsényi Club

1993

MATTE Exhibition Studio

1994

"MERRY CHRISTMAS! " Bercsényi Club

 

Group exhibits:

 

1991

SUB VOCE Art Gallery, Budapest

1991

THERE WAS LIGHT Barcsai Studio, Budapest

1991

BUDAPEST-DUBLIN Ireland

1991

OSCILLATION Art Gallery, Budapest.

1994

SOUND Barcsai Studio, Budapest.

1995

SMELL Barcsai Studio, Budapest.

1996

LOIN / with Péter Kiss /  Vizivárosi Gallery, Budapest.

1996

ARTIFICE Barcsai Studio, Budapest.

1998

SPECTACLE Art Gallery, Budapest.

 

Exhibit designs:

 

1987

CONTEMPORARY FRENCH FURNITURE

Museum of Applied Arts

1997

SECESSION Museum of Applied Arts

 

Selection of theatre music:

 

1985

Shakespeare: MEASURE FOR MEASURE  Petőfi Theatre, Veszprém

1986

Schiller: DON CARLOS National Theatre, Szeged

1987

Hervé Diasnas: DUETT D. M. A. 2, Bordeaux,France

1990

Natural Disasters: TECHNOROIGIN Y.S.I. / Philadelphia USA

1991

Natural Disasters: DREAM TIME  Petőfi Hall, Budapest

1994

Pilinszky: CHILDREN AND SOLDIERS  József Attila Theatre, Budapest

1996

Árvai-Pince Színház: COOPERA

1998

Cie. 2 in 1: LE MATIN D'UN FAUNE  MU Theatre, Budapest

1999

TranzDanz: CULT, COAX MU Theatre, Budapest

2001

Natural Disasters: SEMIDARKNESS AND RUMBLING II. MU Theatre, Budapest

 

Film music:

 

1990

Zsolt Veress: MIRACLE SUBSITUTE  BBS film

1991

Csaba Piller: WILL BBS film

1993

Zsolt Veress: ROAD TO MIRANDA  BBS film

 

Selected performances, happenings

 

1984

" ...THIS LAND IS NOT A MAP" Almássi tér cultural club

1985

BUSTER KEATON'S WALK SZKÉNÉ THEATRE

1987

COMWORK Pesti Vigadó

1988

MACHINE-LIKE Radnóti Stage, Budapest

1991

OU TOPOS! (Da Motus-sal, CH)

1994

PARA I.-II.-III.-IV. Budapest / Vienna

1994

1.4.1.4.0.8.0. Sound Theatre II. Festival

1995

BELOW THE BARK Milleneum Underground opening

1999

ATOM TIME Mu Theatre, Budapest

 

Selected directing for the Natural Disasters Collective

 

1986

THE YESTERDAY OF VICTORY 

1986

LIVING SPACE

1990

TECHNORIGIN

1991

EMBRYO-WAKE

1991

DREAM TIME

1992

SILENCE ZONE

1993

OF... (with excerpts from E. Jandl's work: "Aus der Fremde")

1997

PUBLIC DESECRATION (Based of Peter Handke's work)

2001 

" 62 DAYS"