Darko Fritz is born 1966 in Croatia and live and work in Amsterdam and Zagreb. He is media artist, curator and graphic designer. Studied architecture at University of Zagreb and art media at Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam. He work with reproductive medias and technology in artistic and cultural context. Work with video since 1988 (as TV virus). First computer- generated environment in 1988. Digital photography since 1990. First attempt to webcast 1994. Founding member of artist groups Cathedral (1988), The Imitation of Life Studio (1987 - 1990), Young Croatian Electronic Films (1991) and The Future State of Balkania (1998). Involved in various on&off-line networks (Syndicate, Spectre, Nettime, Culturenet.hr ...). He curated exhibitions 'Culture of graphic design in the Netherlands' (1999), 'I am Still Alive' (internet art and computer art fom sixties, 2000), CLUB.NL (art and art networks from the Netherlands, 2000), 'Lights from Zagreb' (interactive light installations, 2001) and <dis.location> (2003). He wrote a first overview of media art in Croatia (since 1960s) as editor for culturenet.hr web portal (from 2001).

Seleced projects and exhibitions . [s] = solo:
2003 . FAX.NL . series of fax actions within fine arts network in the Netherlands
2002 - 2003 .
Migrant Navigator . on-line project . advertising billboard project . horticulture installations . prints
2001 . 204_NO_CONTENT portfolio of prints [collaborative project with net.wurker][mez][ ]
2000 - 2001. time=money=time= . tram action (WHW, Zagreb) . computer animation (web) . portfolio of prints (published by Horetzky)

1997 - 2003 . XXX [body . technology . desire] . works on pornography . 2D & moving images . sound . space . texts
(ëInternet Pornoí, Josip Racic gallery, Zagreb (CRO) [s], 'Foto', Arti et Amicitae, Amsterdam (NL)) . video . sound installation (De Lodge, Haarlem (NL) [s])
1995 - 2000 .  End of the Message ... - eight phases project: site specific installation in the museum (ëObsessions: from Wunderkammer to Cyberspaceí, Foto Biennale Enschede (NL)) / video - TV programmes / photographs (ëRadical Imagesí - Neue Galerie, Graz (A); Szombathelyi KéptárMuseum (H); ëEurope > humanismeí, Selestat (F)) / multi-media performance (Planet Art, Hengelo (NL) [s]; Kapelica, Ljubljana (SLO) [s]; ëWho by Fireí, Institut of Contemporary Art, Dunajvaros (H)), Image festival, Argos project, Vevey (SWISS) / installation in public space - the bank / ëEnd of the Message - total archivesí: (Berlage Institute, Amsterdam (NL) [s] and Galerie  Brotfabrik, Berlin (D) [s], video, printed catalogue and internet document 

1999 . space=space: Lí Esprit Nouveau (Le Courbisier); Baroque (Santini)í  - with A. Arapovic, site-specific video installations, Bologna (I) [s], Limbo festival, Plasy monastery (CH)

1991 - 2003 .  telefax works . Next 5 Minutes 5, Amsterdam; Galerija Nova, Zagreb (CRO) [s]; ëTimingí, De Appel, Amsterdam (NL); Planet Art, Hengelo (NL) [s] ...

1996 . -fusion con -fusion . with Martijn Sandberg, Kunstcentrum Hengelo, Hengelo (NL) [s]

1994 - 1995 . Keep the Frequency Clear - fax-action / flower installation / video link / printing blocks / objects / multiples / portfolio of prints / first attempt to webcast, Triple X festival, Amsterdam (NL) ; Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb (CRO) [s] 

1994 . Theatre Time . TV program / video screening / exhibiton / critique, OTV / KIC / KIC foto galerija, Zagreb (CRO) [s]

1994 . Measure for Measure . laser installation, ë3 x 4 x 2í, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam (NL)

1992 . 3 x Moscow Intershadow . apartment exhibition / gallery event / installation, Apt Art project, Moscow (RU) [s]

1988 - 89 - 90 . The Imitation of Life Studio . with Zeljko Serdarevic, annual program consisted of three art shows (mixed media, design, public installation) and three stage performances, Zagreb (CRO) 18 x [s]

1988 . Katedrala . Cathedral . computer-generated environment and performance, with B. Bakal, S. Juzbasic, I. Marusic Klif and G. Premac, Galerija PM, Zagreb (CRO)