"Artist residencies allow the time for dialogue and create connections
that contribute to the future.."
The residency is an opportunity for artists, designers, theorists,
writers and curators to undertake a period of focused work at the HMC.
An important part of the creative process is taking time for renewal. Whether you are ready to explore a life-long
passion, looking for inspiration or eager to take on a new challenge, HMC has a program designed to help you develop your
creativity while experiencing another culture. Join us this summer to see the world, invest in your talent and get inspired.
Budapest one of the world's most beautiful and most vibrant cultural
hubs, is a city steeped in history and a favored destination of many travelers.
includes accommodation, working area, and access to all resources including workshops, library, etc. In selected instances,
the residency may also include some basic materials stipend.
We do early jury selections on the third weekend of each month.
Please indicate (X) when would you like to participate
1: Wednesday May 15, 2013 - Friday, June 7, 2013 Deadline:
January 28, 2013
___Session 2: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - Friday, July 5, 2013 Deadline: April 5, 2013
___Session 3: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - Friday, August 2, 2013 Deadline:
April 5, 2013
___Session 4: Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - Friday August 30, 2013 Deadline: April 5, 2013
___Session 5: Thursday, December 26 - Saturday, January 11, 2013 Deadline:
August 11, 2013
Online Application Only! Applications should consist of:
* Application form * Artist's statement/Project Description/One-page resume/CV * $35 application fee by PayPal (see instruction
at the end of the Application Form) * Visual Artists: Provide 5 jpg images representing your most recent work. * Video/Performance/Time-based
Artists Link to work on YouTube. * Curators/writers sample of written work(s). Maximum 6 pages.
Further Information and Costs:
Applications accepted on basis of availability and quality of work.
HMC does not provide funding for residencies, we are helping to facilitate the creation of program, the cost of the exhibitions
and cover %40 of total cost, artists cover %60. We encourage the applicants to apply for a grant or scholarship.
Please apply for funding in your home country for financial assistance to participate
in our programs. There are also many private foundations that can assist with possible funding. If we can be of
any help to assist you in your application please let us know.
The residency is located in down town Budapest. The residence offers shared room/bath
as living quarters, and working area, exhibition, ArtistTalk, field trip, gallery
tour are included in the cost.
There is a cost to attend the residency
of the summer residencies cost: $1250 or Euro 950. The winter residency cost $950 or Euro 700. Longer
or shorter stays can be arranged. Artists are expected to pay all travel expenses, personal costs, visa (if necessary),
insurance, and to supply artist materials for their use during the residency. We can provide basic materials and
Artists are expected to give at least one informal public audio-visual presentation about their work during their
residency and to leave one piece of work made during the residency as a donation to the HMC. The HMC will exhibit the artworks
Successful applicant wish to be accompanied by family members
or an assistant, it is necessary to consult with HMC beforehand.
will give at least one informal public slide/powerpoint/DVD/CD presentation (30 - 45 minutes) about their work during their
stay at the HMC and leave one exhibition ready art work made during the residency as a donation to the HMC. Exhibitions
are arranged at the Barabas Villa Gallery in August, 2013.
The Hungarian Multicultural Center, Inc.® (HMC), 501(c)(3), Dallas, TX/Budapest, Hungary based
non-profit organization. The HMC dedicated to inspiring, connecting, exhibiting, and promoting
artists. The HMC invites interested visual artists, writers, performers to submit application for its residency
program in Budapest, Hungary. The residencies offer participants to interact with other artists representing a variety
of cultures and backgrounds.
The Artist in Residence Program is open to all artists who wish to work independently on their own projects. Artists
may use the residency to accomplish a specific project or to work in a creative and supportive atmosphere alongside other
Resident artists are able to exchange ideas and experiences
through presentations and informal discussion.
Meals are the responsibility
of the artists, either individually or communally. There are many shops, supermarkets and a wonderful daily farmers
market all within 3 minutes walking distance.
We also ask you not to send anything to HMC in a parcel by mail
because of excessive customs fees and other difficulties. Please, bring everything with you in your luggage!
Accommodation prices are per person. This includes bed linen, towels, use of fully
equipped kitchens, lounges, internet, etc.
Upon acceptance of your application
you will pay $100 deposit of the accommodation charge to reserve your place.
End of your residency we are asking a Residency
Evaluation submitted by you (1page) detailing your experience at Budapest and what you were able to accomplish during your
residency regarding your specific Art project.
We very much look forward
to receiving and reviewing your Project Proposal!
The Arts Team at HMC