2018 AIR/HMC, Budapest, Hungary

2018 MAVF, Budapest - video festival
2018 - "9 X 12 (22.9X30.5cm), Budapest" exhibition
2016 Environmental Project
Newsletter 2013
HMC, Dallas/Budapest - Newsletter 2012 February
AIR-IndianFestival, 2009
Six degrees-2008
Vizivarosi Gallery 2008, 2004
From/About, Budapest exhibit 2006
Ernst Museum exhibition and auction 2005
Exhibition at TCC, Texas 2004 October
Quotes from Artists
Film Screenings
Judit Makranczy book
HMC by Kit Kingsbury
My Journey by Patricia Gould
Board of Directors
Magyar (in Hungarian)





HMC International Artist Residency Program, a not-for-profit arts organization based in Dallas, TX / Budapest, Hungary provides international artists with the opportunity to produce new works while engaging with the arts community in Budapest, Hungary.  The residency is an opportunity for artists, designers, theorists, writers and curators to undertake a period of focused work at the HMC.  Each residency includes accommodation, working area, and access to all resources including WIFI, workshops, artist talk, gallery walk, field trip.  In selected instances, the residency may also include some basic materials stipend.


The key words of the forthcoming residencies subject: Environmental Project


Extended Deadline :  February 15th

Session 1: Tuesday, May 15 - Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Session 2: Tuesday, June 12 - Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Session 3: Tuesday, July 10 - Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Session 4: Tuesday, August 7 - Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Session 5: Wednesday, December 26 - Friday, January 11, 2019


Applications should consist of:

* Application form * Artist's statement/Project Description/One page resume/CV * $25 application fee by PayPal (see instruction at the end of the Application Form) * Visual Artists: Provide 5 jpg images (jpg, 300 dpi) 

* Video/Performance/ Time-based Artists Link on YouTube or Vimeo.  

* Curators/writers sample of written work(s).  Maximum 3 pages.


Further Information and Costs:

Applications accepted on basis of availability and quality of work.  Please apply for funding in your home country for financial assistance to participate in our programs.  If we can be of any help to assist you in your application please let us know.  The residency is located in Budapest.  The residence offers shared room/bath/kitchen as living quarters, and working area, exhibition, ArtistTalk, field trip.  There is a package price to attend the residency of the summer and winter  residencies: $1,250/artist.  Artists are expected to pay travel expenses, meal, personal costs, visa (if necessary) and artist materials.


After accepting the invitation the applicant is required to settle a payment of deposit or registration fee ($300,00 of the residency fee) which also functions as a confirmation of his/her stay.  We provide basic materials and tools.  Artists are expected to give at least one informal public audiovisual presentation about their work during their residency and to leave one piece of work made during the residency as a donation for exhibitions to the HMC.  

Successful applicant wish to be accompanied by family members or an assistant, it is necessary to consult with HMC beforehand, and charged $45 per night/person.  

Exhibitions are arranged in August -September 2018.

Meals are the responsibility of the artists.  There are many shops, supermarkets all within 3 minutes walking distance.  Also, there is an opportunity for meals on wheels!


Accommodation prices are per person is a package price.  This includes bed linen, towels, use of fully equipped kitchen, lounges, internet, etc.  At the end of your stay we expect you to leave the residency as clean as it was when you arrived!  Throughout the residency the apartment and work spaces are expected to be maintained clean by the residents and a final cleanup is required before leaving. 

A cancellation of the residency place is possible but should be done three months in advance in order to keep the centre dynamic and in its full creative use.  This is a responsibility that the selected artists take when they register themselves to the program.  Any refund of fees already paid is subject to the conditions set out below: 

– if a cancelation is made not later than three months prior to the start of the residency all paid fee is refundable
– later the paid deposit/registration fee cannot be refunded
– in the case of a SHORT NOTICE (less than 8 weeks before arrival) cancellation, the paid residency fee is not refundable.

 AIR-HMC, Budapest is a member of Resartis

For application form please SEND US AN E-MAIL: 

bszechy (at) yahoo.com 


We very much look forward to receiving and reviewing your Project Proposal!    

-The Arts Team at HMC-