Vienna, Austria. and

Szely works in the fields of (sound)installation, sound architecture, intermedia art, radio art, concerts, compositions, sound environments for theatre, performances as well as media and acoustic interventions in public space in China, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, The Netherlands, Norway, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Switzerland, Slovenia, Czech Republic, USA. Since September 2003 he has been hosting in collaboration with Georg Weckwerth “Tonspur – für einen öffentlichen Raum“, an ongoing series of sound works by prestigious international and Austrian participants at q21, Museumsquartier Vienna, and since 2009 at Schloßplatz Berlin.

Other project-based co-operations with artists include Andres Bosshard (Son Ambiente, Berlin 1996 / “Hörbar/Sound Dream Night” – Hessischer Rundfunk/Documenta X, Kassel 1997), Sylvia Eckermann (“wetfriction”, 3rd International Digital Art Festival, Changzhou / CN 2006, “Spiegelzellen”, Landesgalerie Linz / Ars Electronica 2007, “The Trend Is Your Friend”, Kunsthaus Graz / MedienKunstLabor and steirischen Herbst 2009), Thomas Feuerstein (“Die Dämonen” Magazin 4 Bregenzer Kunstverein 2007, “Unmarked space oddity” Landesmuseum Tirol, Innsbruck, 2007) Gelatin (“Human Elevator”, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, 1999, “Lock Sequence Activated”, Kunstbüro 1060 Galerie Amer Abbas, Vienna, 1997) Christoph Hinterhuber (“Coming Closer”, Dependance Bernsteiner, Vienna, 2004) Gerald Nestler (“umspannen drawing options” Kunstraum Innsbruck und Plattform Raum für Kunst, Vienna, beide 2005, “The Tend Is Your Friend!”, Kunsthaus Graz / MedienKunstLabor and steirischen Herbst 2009), Viennese Lounge – Cargnelli / Hinterhuber / Manfred and Elisabeth Grübl / Penker (Viennese Lounge – DOM, Moscow 2001, Hardcore – Temporary Services, Chicago 2000).

Szely is the recipient of numerous awards and grants with an extensive discography.