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Residency exchange programs

Budapest Gallery artist exchange program

The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists and The SÍM Residency in collaboration with Budapest History Museum – Budapest Gallery opens a cross-residency program for all members of SÍM. SÍM members can apply for a one-month partly granted residency program at Budapest Gallery in downtown Budapest, Hungary on 3-30th May 2024.

The residency program includes:

  • Free accommodation at the Budapest Gallery´s private, fully equipped 60-square-meter studio apartment with a rooftop terrace. Address: 1072 Budapest Klauzál tér 2.

  • Curatorial, mentorship assistance from the Budapest Gallery, and a possible one-week exhibition in the Budapest Gallery.

  • We highly recommend selected candidates to apply for Muggur travel grant and other local and European grant programs.

Not included in the residency program:

  • Working grant or stipend

  • Travel and mobility cost

  • Food, insurance, and work materials

Requirements for applicants, and applications:

  • Candidates must use the granted period of 3-30th May 2024 for the residency program. Candidates are not entitled to a shorter period.

  • The residency program is focused only on one artist to apply. Visiting family members or friends are not allowed to be hosted in the residency.

  • Candidates should send a single PDF file titled with the full artist's name including the artist's CV, art/research project description with a motivational reason, and 3 images. All applications should be in English.

  • After completing the residency program, the finalist will have to present a visual and research-based project statement.

  • In terms of strengthening the network, and embracing collaborations, selected artists for cross-residency will have to invite each other for a studio visit and introduce themselves to the local art scene. Therefore, the applicant from SÍM will have to meet artists from Hungary in Reykjavik in June 2024.

Accessibility:

Please note that the apartment is located on the 3rd floor in a multi-story building with no elevator.

 

Closed for applications // Budapest Gallery guest studio, in Budapest, Hungary 3.-.30. May 2024.

 

The application deadline is December 1, 2023 at midnight.

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