Ján Šicko

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Graphic designer, media artist, and visual performer (aka VJ Sick). Born 1977. Studied graphic design at Academy of Fine Arts in Bratislava. Designed several issues of Vlna magazine. In 2002 he co-founded Spojka club and Signall multimedia collective. He has created multimedia installations, interactive environment, games, and also generative visuals for adaptations of plays by Martin Crimp, Matthew Hawkins. Received National Award for Design 2003 for a theatre piece Pokusy o její život. Since 2003 as a postgraduate student he taught multimedia at AFAD. Since 2005 he is an assistant at Visual Communication Department of Academy of Fine Arts, Bratislava, where he gives workshops about VJing and animation and initiated Medialab*. He is also a founding member of 1977 collective which has organised Kupé graphic design conferences. In 2009 he founded DevKid company.