András Blazsek (b. 1984, Dunajska Streda, Czechoslovakia) is a Slovak-Hungarian media artist who works in sound, sculpture, installation and environment. He works with media archaeology, and conducted a long-term research project on the instruments of scientist Royal R. Rife. His work currently focuses on sonification and reverse sonification, more specifically, the translation of sound into architectural environments.
Blazsek studied sculpture at the Hungarian University of Fine Arts and did postgraduate studies at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. He is a founding member of the artist collective Besorolás Alatt (Unrated) with whom he organized and co-curated the +3dB Contemporary Sound Art Festival in Budapest in 2009 and 2010. He has been hosted as artist-in-residence at Futura (Prague), Residency Unlimited (New York), and the Akademie Schloss Solitude (Stuttgart). He has participated in exhibitions internationally, including shows at LACE Los Angeles, Kunsthalle Budapest, Media Park Cologne, KIT Düsseldorf and Školská 28 Gallery Prague. He has been funded by TMU New York, CEC Artslink, International Visegrad Fund and the Slovak Arts Council and was awarded the Baker Tilly Künstler-Stipendium 2020. From 2019 to 2021, he taught at the School of Creative Media at the City University of Hong Kong. He has recently joined the Department of Media Study at University at Buffalo to work on a practice-based PhD and is developing research in sonification.