DATES: August 1-­31, 2021

LOCATION: Budapest (Hungary)


If you wish to apply for this residency program, please send your portfolio in pdf format (max. 10MB) to easttopics@gmail.com.

Easttopics Artist Residency Program hosts artist from the Central and Easter Europe region:

  • Painting, drawing, graphic arts
  • Sculpture, installation 
  • Performance
  • Photography
  • Video art, media art, sound art 


Our residency program offers 24/7 studio space access for the research and elaboration of the project.

The residency program comprises an introduction to the venues and protagonists of the contemporary local art scene specially tailored to the resident artist’s research interests and priorities, as well as assistance in establishing professional connections in the Hungarian art scene that can foster or generate future cooperation.

Our residency program offers a two-week solo exhibition in Easttopics’ space or a presentation at the end of this one-month residency.

Duration: 1 month (August 2021)


The fee for participating in Easttopics Artist Residency Program is EUR 400. This fee serves as an important contribution to the maintenance and operation of our institution. 

Travel to Budapest for the start of the program and back at the end of the program, as well as accommodation, entertainment and meal expenses are NOT included.

Please check the current Covid-19 travel requirements to enter Hungary with the Hungarian Embassy / Consulate of your country.

Who were the previous resident artist? Here you may know  her more:

Easttopics Artist in Residence | Milica Mijajlović (SRB/CZ)

“I see many futures and no future at all at the same time” – Interview with Milica Mijajlovič


Easttopics is a non-profit initiative launched in 2013, led by young art professionals based in Hungary and Serbia and dedicated to the promotion of the Eastern European contemporary art field. Working as a think tank for the Eastern European art communities, Easttopics is a genuinely interdisciplinary cooperative which goal is to draw the Eastern contemporary art field and the international art scene closer to each other. This cross-border project takes form as an expanding on-line website, database and an offline exhibition space focusing on the following countries: Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, North-Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine. 

Easttopics aims at mapping and providing more visibility to protagonists of the Eastern European art life, should they be artists, art professionals, institutions, events or publications. It also wishes to act as a dynamic platform fostering connections, exchanges, community building, and cooperation for both practice-based and research-based projects on a local, regional, and international level.

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