Szabolcs KissPál (b. 1967, Târgu Mureș, Romania) lives in Budapest, Hungary. His main field of interest is the intersection of new media, visual arts and social issues. He has been teaching at various universities in the EU and is currently an associate professor at the HUFA Budapest (Intermedia Department).
His works of different media have been presented at the Venice Biennial, ISCP and Apexart New York, Stedelijk Museum, Seoul International Media Art Biennale, and other venues, and are part of collections such as the Ludwig Museum for Contemporary Art, Budapest, Hungary, Museum of Contemporary Art Bucharest, Romania, Kadist Art Foundation Paris, France, Muzeum Współczesne, Wrocłav, Poland.
Between 2012-15 he has been actively involved in various activist projects including museum occupations and civil disobedience actions.
Szabolcs KissPál, Gap event, 2009, installation view, Ernst Museum Budapest. Photo: courtesy of the artist