AQB Artist-in-Residence Open Call 2022/2023

Art Quarter Budapest

Entry Deadline: Sep. 18

Nagytétényi út 48-50
Budapest, HGR 1222 Budapest
Dorottya Magyar Phone: +36 30 456 3222 ​

Art quarter budapest is an independent cultural institution set in the former Haggenmacher Brewery in Hungary. As an art center aqb contains ateliers, studios, a gallery and community spaces. Around fifty Hungarian visual artists and creative enterprises found their constant base in the reconstructed industrial building complex. In our main non-profit gallery space, aqb Project Space we organize contemporary art exhibitions and art education programs collaborating with curators and other international institutions. Aqb also hosts other types of cultural programs like concerts, performances, readings, film screenings, workshops and gastronomical events.
Since 2013 aqb runs an international artist-in-residency program,
offers accommodation, a private studio and a pop-up solo show.

OUR RESIDENCY PROGRAM   art quarter budapest’s International Artist-in-Residence program hosts the following disciplines:
-Visual arts
-Performing art
-Music and sound art
-Art theory and curatorial practices
-Film, photography
-Literature and literary translation

ACCOMMODATION AND STUDIO   Our residence program offers all entering participants a fully furnished private room within a communal apartment located on the aqb premises, as well as a private studio space around 20 m2.
Studios are assigned based on the project requirements. All studios are heated, have natural light, ventilation, wi-fi and are accessible 24/7.

OUTCOME   Our aim is to integrate our residents into the local art scene and assist in establishing professional connections that best support their work and career. The residency program offers possibilities for artists, including corporations and meetings with Hungarian artists, curators and art critics.
Upon request, we provide mediation in organizing a solo show or presentation as a closure of the residency period at aqb.

DURATION   1 to 3 months.

PARTICIPATION FEE   The fee for participating in the aqb Artist-in-Residence Program is EUR 850 per month. This fee serves as an important contribution to the maintenance and operation of our institution.

LOCATION   Aqb is located about 10 kms from Budapest’s city centre, near the Danube River. The public transport system is comfortable and efficient, with several bus lines (including night bus service) and a train line running close to aqb


In order to apply, fill in the ONLINE FORM

-A professional CV
-A portfolio of related works and projects
-A project description which clearly elaborates your residency goals and the work to be created while at aqb
-A statement explaining how coming to aqb, to Budapest, or to Hungary is relevant to the development of your project, if so

Make sure you are able to spend at least 80% of your residency time here in Budapest.

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