Hungarian, English
7-21 days from Feb.- June and Aug.- Nov.
Paid by artist:
  • Accommodation in Factory Hostel next door
  • Transportation of material and travel costs
  • Rehearsal space rental fees
Application guidelines:

Application should include:

  • The applicant’s professional CV + portfolio / presentation of work and number of participants
  • Description of the project (in min. 2000 characters), which to be developed during the creative residency
  • Technical requirements if applicable
  • Planned duration of the residency

Applications and any questions concerning further information, residency fee and a detailed package offer upon request: [email protected]


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Bakelit Multi Art Center

Bakelit Multi Art Center

Bakelit M.A.C.

Bakelit Multi Art Center provides infrastructure for international cultural projects by supplying creative individuals with diverse, inspiring spaces and opportunities to learn, create and perform. The residency program is open to artists from various fields of art and open for new conceptions and connections. Both, individual and group applications are welcome and there are no restrictions concerning the genre.
They provide creative space for rehearsals, workshops and performances with technical support and professional staff as well as an atelier.

Studio Information

3 different sized spaces are available for the artists in residence:

  • L1 Large - A 140 m2 airy and bright exhibition space, suitable for performances, rehearsals, workshops, conferences and other events. The floor is made of flexible dance parquet. Ceiling height is 4 m.
  • Studio - A 190 m2 soundproof space with flexible dance parquet. Serves as an excellent venue for theatre and dance performances, prosaic and musical shows, classical music concerts and other events. The height of the traverse structure is 4.2 m the total ceiling height is 7 m.
  • Rooftop Studio - Principally serves as an intimate venue for the rehearsal and presentation of small-scale performances counting with a smaller audience. It is also ideal for workshops. Its floor area is 49 m2 the ceiling height is between 2 and 5 m. Floor is made of flexible dance parquet.
Accommodation Information

In FACTORY HOSTEL, which constitues a part of the building. They provide wardrobe, private or shared bathroom, air conditioning, heating and an equipped shared kitchen for the rooms with 2, 4, 8 or 12 beds. All of the guests are welcome to use the shared kitchen, and they also have rooms with private kitchenette. Wifi is free in the whole building and they can also provide office services when required. For the hostel guests a washing machine is also available and they can use the laundry on the factory site as well.


Bakelit Multi Art Center is a cultural institute in the industrial area of Budapest. This area was originally use in the early 1900’s manufacturing war related products. After the Second World War, the area developed into spinning factory for textile workers. Since 1999, this industrial area holds a multi art center for the innovative and creative aspects of fine arts and performing arts. Downtown Budapest can be reached easily by public transportation 24/7 due to the well-organized transportation net.

Contact information

164 Soroksari Rd

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