SPEAKER / Thursday 11 April 6.00-7.00pm at RMIT Building 94, Level 1, Room 6
Jozef Cseres (b. 1961) lectures on aesthetics and the philosophy of music, visual arts and intermedia at the Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic.
Jozef Cseres (b. 1961) lectures on aesthetics and the philosophy of music, visual arts and intermedia at the Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic. Main topics of his research are the problems of symbolism and representation in arts, the intermedia and multimedia, and the experimental and improvised music. He is the author of several books and many studies, essays, articles, reviews and translations. He is the regular contributor to the magazines Musicologica Brunensia, His Voice, UNI (all published in Czech Republic), Profil (published in Bratislava, Slovakia) and Hungarian Workshop (published in Budapest, Hungary). Aside his scientific and pedagogic carrier, Mr. Cseres is active also as a curator and publisher. Since 1997 he is the director of the international project The Rosenberg Museum in Violín, Slovakia. In 1999 – 2010 he has been the editorial board member of the international journal for literature and arts Hungarian Workshop, and since 2008 he is the dramaturge of the international music festival Exposition of New Music in Brno, organized by Brno Philharmonic. In 2000 he co-founded the independent Kassák Centre for Intermedia Creativity in Nové Zámky, and since 2001 he is running the Hermesʼ Ear label, devoted to the experimental and improvised music and intermedia creativity. Under his artistic nickname HEyeRMEarS, Cseres balances on the borders between the discursive and non-discursive modes of expression and between art and games in performances, installations, audio-visual collages and various intermedia. Jozef Cseres has realized and presented his works and projects at the conferences, exhibitions, festivals and symposia in many European and Asian countries and USA, having collaborated with such artists like Michael Delia, Franz Hautzinger, Miko Malioboro, Michal Murin, Phill Niblock, Bob Ostertag, Otomo Yoshihide, Ben Patterson, Don Ritter, Jon Rose, Keith Rowe, Zsolt Sőrés. He lives in Brno, Czech Republic and Nové Zámky, Slovakia.