Attila Csörgö was born in Hungary in 1965. He lives and works in Budapest.
Attila Csörgö is particularly interested in the complexity of the world and the structure of outer space. His work carries us into a universe that combines art and science.
Inspired by perspective, geometric shapes and applied mathematics, the Hungarian artist creates complex installations which upon first glance appear to be bricolage, but which provoke dynamic visual experiences.
During his residency at the Atelier Calder, Attila Csörgö will continue his study of optical illusions generated by the combination of light and movement. To this end, he will conceive of a meticulous device that will combine a moving geometric structure with the projection of images. Contingent on the placement of the projected images of objects on the wall, they will appear different, even transformed.
At the heart of Attila Csörgö’s project is the association of two opposing ideas: movement, which is relative to time and change; and geometric figures, which are amongst the most static objects created by man. He will address this important question relating to space and time, change and consistency, by attempting to find innovative solutions and by examining different points of view to make sense of this phenomenon.
Attila Csörgö uses art as a means to accompany the viewer into the world of science. His works combine fantasy and curiosity to represent various physical and mathematical phenomena, thus creating a new perspective on a reality of which we are no longer aware.
His work has recently been featured in several solo exhibitions, including Archimedean Point at MUDAM, Musée d’art Moderne Grand Duc Jean, Luxembourg (2010); Hamburger Kunsthalle – Galerie der Gegenwart, Hamburg, (2010); Archimedean Point at Ludwig Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest (2009); Domaine de Kerguéhennec, France (2009); Galerie Gregor Podnar, Berlin, (2009).
He has participated in a number of group exhibitions: Les promesses du Passé at the Centre Georges Pompidou (2010); Documenta 2010: Aktuelle Kunst aus Ungarn Kunstforum Ostedeutsche (2010); Galerie Schleicher + Lange, Paris in the context of Berlin-Paris, (2010); Revolutions – Forms that turn at the 16th Sydney Biennial (2008); What you see is what you guess at FRAC Champagne – Ardenne, Reims, (2007); Active Image at Moscow Center for Contemporary Art, (2005).