Peter Forgacs (Hungary)


Peter Forgacs llives and works in Budapest as a filmmaker, media artist and scientist. In the early 1970's Forgacs work was influenced by the Hungarian fluxus & concept art movement and by experimental theatre & filmmakers. He created his first 16mm film CHILDREN MOVIE and video tape I SEE THAT I LOOK at the now famous Bela Balazs film Studio. Since then he has collaborated with GROUP 180, a Hungarian minimal music group, where his fruitful cooperation with composer and musician Tibor Szemzö began. In 1983 he established the Private Film & Photo Archives Foundation for culture and art studies in Budapest. The archive now houses a collection of amateur films and snapshots spanning the 20th century Hungary. Forgacs is also a scientific researcher at the Hungarian Sociological Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.


OSA List of Documentaries by Forgacs
Distribution of Forgacs videos by Electronic Arts Intermix

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