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Easttopics RESIDENCY PROGRAMME booklet online.

Easttopics has launched its third Residency programme booklet for the 2019 Spring/Summer season, picking and gathering actual calls and programmes dedicated to visual and perfomative arts in the Central and Eastern European region

The booklet is available online here: www.easttopics.com/calls

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.

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.

This cross-border project takes form as an expanding online website and database focusing on the following countries: Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine.

Easttopics is also accepting call, residency and programme announcements for the upcoming 2019-2020 Fall/Winter season.





Fruzsina Kigyós, Róna Kopeczky, Alexandra Nagy


ESSL Art Award CEE, Austria. Deadline: June 30, 2012

ESSL Art Award for art students from CEE and Turkey

The Austrian institution Essl Museum launches the ESSL Art Award CEE for art students from Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia.

Established in 2005 the ESSL ART AWARD is dedicated to the discovery and support of art students at art academies in Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Romania and 2013 for the first time also in Turkey.

The ESSL ART AWARD aims at supporting artists while being in education and offers them an opportunity to present their works in an international museal context. It is crucial for this project to cooperate with the art academies. These institutions are the nucleus and well established places for the training of the future generations of artists.

In cooperation with bauMax the ESSL ART AWARD promotes young art talents in the countries in which the family business bauMax has an active presence. The Award thereby offers a direct access to contemporary art production of Central and South-Eastern Europe, at the very moment of its creation.

Award Guidelines

Application form
Deadline: 30/06/12

Klosterneuburg at Vienna, Austria
Event dates: 2013

Essl Museum – Kunst der Gegenwart
An der Donau-Au 1
A-3400 Klosterneuburg at Vienna
phone: (+43) 2243 / 370 50 – 71
fax: (+43) 2243 / 370 50 – 22

Call for submission for Photography exhibition in Budapest. Deadline: Jan. 31, 2012



We are expecting pictures which show the coexistence of different people, groups, nations, religions, cultures, subcultures be it peaceful or conflict-loaded.

The exhibition will be first set in Budapest, at the Artbázis gallery in February 2012, one month later in March 2012 in Bratislava, Slovakia at the Dunaj cultural center. We are planning to travel the exhibition in other countries as well.


The pictures will be selected by Gábor Kasza, who is the curator of the exhibition.

The organizers of the submission will undertake the printing of the selected pictures, so the applicants if their pictures are selected – must assure pictures with the appropriate quality.

The LFP center will be responsible for the printing of the images with an Epson Stylus Pro 9900 printer, on high-quality Tecco-Photo paper.


How can you apply?

You can apply only online through the www.phelwidek.com website. We are not accepting any material sent by post.

1st step. Registration. By registration the applicant is accepting the terms and conditions of the announcement.
2nd step. After registration a password will be sent to your email address, which might be changed by the first log in.

You will be able to make any necessary changes on your material until the deadline of the competition. You will find all information in your account


Technical conditions:

Digital submissions must be minimum 1580pixels and maximum 1600 pixels on the longest side and saved as Jpegs (.jpg), in RGB format (ICC profile: sRGB)

You can upload up to 5 pictures (series are counted as one image)

Video projects send to the following address: video//at//phelwidek.com

You can apply from the 12th December 2011 until 31st January 2012, 12p.m. CET


Other information:

The Phelwidek Photo is a photo competition and exhibition series founded two years ago. The expression Phelwidek isa variation of the Hungarian word “Felvidék” which is a term used to name the region of Slovakia inhabited by both Hungarians and Slovaks.

The announcers of the competition are the Felvidéki Magyarok és Barátaik Egyesület (Association of the Slovakian Hungarians and their Friends) and the Gurigongo symposium

Copyright: Artists are the only owner of the copyright of their images. Submitted photographs may be reproduced for the purpose of marketing and promoting Phelwidek project. By application the applicant is accepting to be sent information on the Phelwidek Photo and other photo projects to their email address. Applications uploaded after the deadline of the competition are invalid applications.

There is no possibility for doing any modifications after the deadline. By application the applicant is accepting the terms and conditions of the competition.

Eligibility: Open to all photographers worldwide. No age limit.

No entry fee.