Miklós Peternák (1956, Esztergom, Hungary) is a writer, lecturer and film/video artist. Studied history and history of art at ELTE University, Budapest (1981), PhD 1994: New Media – Art and Science. He was a member of the Béla-Balázs-Studio, Budapest (1981-87), the Indigo-Group (from 1981), worked at the Hungarian National Gallery (1981-83) and at the Research Institute for Art History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (1983-87). Head of the Intermedia Department at the Hungarian University of Fine Arts since its foundation (1990), director of C3: Center for Culture and Communication since 1997. He has produced several films and videos during the 1980s and published numerous articles and books on contemporary media art and history. He lives in Budapest.
- Michal Murin, "C3. Rozhovor s Miklósom Peternákom", Profil 4 (2000), pp 56-64. (Slovak)