Logistical and curatorial support, assistance in getting acquainted with the local art scene. If Option 1 is selected, accommodation and studio. In case of Option 2, the organization helps in finding accommodation. There are multiple opportunities for organizing an exhibition: in the hotel (spaces available: Red Bar Yama, Glass Gallery, 15th Floor); in an informal gallery Korydor, and more.
Travel, food allowance, accommodation (in case of Option 2), materials and all other potential costs are covered by the resident. There is no participation fee.
Please send your portfolio, CV, and bio (can be a link to your website) to the indicated e-mail address. It can applied at any time, but applications received before 31 December will be prioritized.
The residency Sorry No Rooms Available is aimed at:
The residency has been based at the hotel Intourist-Zakarpattya in Uzhhorod since 2016. Sorry No Rooms Available favors artistic research and creates conditions for artists to connect with the cultural scene of Uzhhorod and the Zakarpattya (Transcarpathian) region. The resident is expected to carry out at least one site-specific project in Uzhhorod or in the region. The project may reflect on the hotel itself, its site, history, etc.
Exhibition or project, artist talk
There are two main options available to residents:
Studio room of the hotel Intourist-Zakarpattia about 20 sq.m.
A Zoom H4 recorder, TV + DVD, and a projector can be provided.
The Intourist-Zakarpattya hotel is a 14-storey brutalist building designed by Hungarain architect Gere Mihaly and built in 1979. It is an architectural landmark of cultural, historical and social significance that bears the mark of the socialist spirit combined with pro-western design and overall atmosphere. Uzhhorod is the center of the Zakarpattya region located at the border with Slovakia and near the border with Hungary. With the architectural and historical heritage of its Austrian-Hungarian, Czechoslovak and Soviet background as well as a vibrant local contemporary art scene, Uzhhorod is among the key culture centres in western Ukraine.