KristofLab Kristóf Szabó

@KristofLab HungaryHungary




Part of events on ArtRabbit in: Budapest

Art is one of the forms which makes you think. For Kristóf Szabó (KristofLab) analytical observation is also an image creating method. His works are based on photographs or videos that function as a certain memory bank, but they are reconsidered, transformed from time to time, and compressed into a specific, sometimes utopian-like concept. The works interpreted through the observer environment represent an aesthetic line in which the different stacking layers change the original meaning of the starting point. Carrier surfaces and materials for which digital imperfections, reflections, light, and sound are stacked, create works that sometimes go beyond genre boundaries. His work focuses mainly on two major themes: the cornerstone of man’s identity and his living environment. Social sensitivity is a crucial basis for the grouping of questions around these concepts. It covers topics such as alienation, self-image distortion, ecological problems. The visual interactions that appear on his installations, paintings and projectors, create a real relationship with the observer and often cause a special space experience. Site-specific works define their work, often transforming the exhibition or performance space into a particular world. Kristóf Szabó – KristofLab was born in 1988 in Győr. He is a visual and media artist. Graduated from University of Fine Arts, as a graphic designer (2012) and as an art teacher as well (2013). He won an Erasmus scholarship in 2011 to study in Dresden (Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden). Kristóf is member of the MAMŰ and Hungarian Artist’s Book Associationand the Ziggurat Project member which groups are experimenting with various co-artistic collaborations. He is fond of working with dancers or representatives of other branches of art. He took part in number of solo and group exhibitions in Hungary and abroad. More recently he is experimenting with the relationship of painting and new media art.

Exhibitions and Events