Hong Kong IV by Adam Magyar
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Pigment print on archival paper
From the series "Squares"
Signed, au verso
Edition of 6 + 2 APs
Adam Magyar is captivated by high-tech cities and man choosing to live an urban life. Magyar depicts the synergies of man and the city, and embraces the city as home to both man and technology. With each of his series, he observes time flowing by and life pulsating in front of his eyes. In his works, he scrutinizes the transience of life and man's inherent urge to leave some trace behind. Magyar is keen on adopting and reinventing contemporary devices like industrial machine-vision cameras to be able to produce his unique cityscapes.
Adam Magyar (born 1972) is a Berlin-based Hungarian photographer. His works have been exhibited in various solo and group shows internationally including Helsinki Photography Biennial in Finland, MFAH Mixed Media event and the Graduate School of Design Harvard University in the USA, Berlin Selected Artists exhibitions in Germany, the Ethnographic Museum Budapest and Faur Zsofi Gallery in Hungary, Rhubarb Rhubarb in the UK and Karin Weber Gallery in Hong Kong. His works are present in the collections of Deutsche Bank, the Hong Kong Heritage Museum and the Bidwell Projects. His photographs have been published in the book In the Life of Cities by the Graduate School of Design Harvard University, Light and Lens by Robert Hirsch, and in photography magazines including PDN and PQ Magazine in the USA, Flash Art in Hungary, Digital Camera Magazine in UK and Katalog in Denmark.
Read press coverage about Adam Magyar's art practice:
Stainless: Hypnotizing Slow-Motion Footage from Trains Pulling into Stations - Colossal, January 16, 2014
Adam Magyar Talks About the Tech Behind His Mesmerizing Photo and Video Series - PetaPixel, January 13, 2014
This Slow-Mo Video Makes The Boring Wait For The Subway Look Incredible - Business Insider, January 4, 2014