AQB ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM
OUR RESIDENCY PROGRAM
art quarter budapest’s International Artist-in-Residence program hosts the following disciplines:
Visual arts: painting, drawing, sculpture, media art, installation, graphic arts
Performing arts: theatre, dance
Music and sound art
Literature and literary translation
Illustration and design
Art theory, curatorial and art management
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 studio space catering to the project’s requirements.
Studios are assigned based on the project requirements. All studios are heated, have natural light, ventilation, wi-fi and are accessible 24/7.
We offer varied services 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 broad possibilities for artists, including cooperation among various disciplines, backgrounds and interests to serve as sources of inspiration.
Mediation in organizing a solo show or presentations as a closure of the residency period at aqb.
Meetings and lectures with Hungarian curators and art critics.
Tours of Budapest and places of interest in the surrounding area.
1 to 3 months.
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.
Applicants should send the following material as a pdf to Dorottya Magyar:
• Artist or group’s professional CV.
• A portfolio of related works.
◦ Visual artists: images or video links.
◦ Performing artists: a synopsis of previous works, video
links and reviews.
◦ Literature: a list of publications and professional
• A project description which clearly elaborates the residency
goals and the work to be created while at aqb.
◦ Performing artists: the description should contain a list
of production partners and expected date and place of
the first performance.
• A statement explaining how coming to aqb, to Budapest, or to
Hungary is relevant to the development of your project. For example, how does the geographic, social, political or cultural dynamics of Budapest, Hungary play a role in your project?
• Completion of the downloadable application form.
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.