M a c h a j d i k

M a c h a j d i k

Rosenberg, Germany

About M a c h a j d i k

Sound and visual artist, composer and performer Machajdi­k [pronounced 'makh-eye-deek']. Since 2012, he has been the curator of the Sound City Days festival in Košice, Slovakia, and the Music at Fulla concert series, and he is a founding member of Simach Art Foundation that has organized events of contemporary art, music and poetry in Slovakia.
Teaching at the Faculty of Arts in Košice, Slovakia.
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More at www.machajdik.com

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In the 1980's he was refused admittance into the Music Academy of Bratislava because his concept of art and music, at that time, was heavily influenced by the Western avant-garde.

1989 Prize in the International Luigi Russolo Competition in Varese ~~ 1992 Berliner Künstlerprogramms des DAAD ~~ 1999 Artist in Residence at Schloss Wiepersdorf, Stiftung Kulturfonds Berlin ~~ 2003 Artist in Residence in Worpswede, Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur, ~~ 2004 Artist in Residence at Künstlerhaus Lukas in Ahrenshoop, Stiftung Kulturfonds Berlin ~~ 2005 Jan Levoslav Bella Prize, Slovakia ~~ 2011 Artist in Residence, Prague, International Visegrad Fund ~~ 2013 Artist in Residence in Judenburg, Austria ~~ 2017 recipient of a grant from the Slovak Arts Council

Education

University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia ~~ 1989 Prize in the International Luigi Russolo Competition in Varese ~~ 1992 Berliner Künstlerprogramms des DAAD ~~ 1999 Artist in Residence at Schloss Wiepersdorf, Stiftung Kulturfonds Berlin ~~ 2003 Artist in Residence in Worpswede, Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur, ~~ 2004 Artist in Residence at Künstlerhaus Lukas in Ahrenshoop, Stiftung Kulturfonds Berlin ~~ 2005 Jan Levoslav Bella Prize, Slovakia ~~ 2011 Artist in Residence, Prague, International Visegrad Fund ~~ 2013 Artist in Residence in Judenburg, Austria ~~ 2017 recipient of a grant from the Slovak Arts Council
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More at www.machajdik.com

Events

From June 5 to October 13, 2019 --- Sounds / Codes / Images – Audio Experimentation in the Visual Arts ---- Ptague City Gallery --- More via www.en.ghmp.cz/exhibitions/sounds-codes-images-audio-experimentation-in-the-visual-arts/?fbclid=IwAR2ihLO_V6JKhn76Sj1_7ltb-9IATZ24EaSUn7S0ekPQnIln_x4xab3vqpo

Exhibitions

June 5 to October 13, 2019 --- Sounds / Codes / Images – Audio Experimentation in the Visual Arts ---- Ptague City Gallery

2012 Bratislava City Gallery
http://www.gmb.sk/en/exhibition/detail/waters-and-cages

2013 Atelier Kaserngasse, Kaserngasse 16, Judenburg, Austria
http://www.judenburg.gv.at/cms/events/detail.asp?n=110&kat_id=0&id=471&page=2

2015 Palace of Arts, Lviv, Ukraine

2015 Kunsthalle Košice, Slovakia
http://watersandcages.weebly.com/tolleranza.html

2016 Slovak National Gallery - Ludovit Fulla Gallery, Ružomberok
https://www.sng.sk/sk/programy/951_vernisaz-vystavy-vytvorene-na-slovensku-fulla-inspiracie-a-interpretacie

2017 Palace of Arts, Lviv, Ukraine