Art Moments Budapest – Site #1 – Exhibition and Hackathon at HybridArt Space

Hybridart Space, 1052 Budapest, Galamb u. 6

Hackathon: October 4 from 2 to 6 pm
Exhibition Opening: October 5, 7 pm
Exhibition: October 6‐13

One of the key venues in Art Moments, The Universal Sea’s Budapest Festival, will be the HybridArt Space. The space is newly owned by HybridArt Management, one of our core partners, who have teamed up with us bring you this festival. It has become a vibrant new home for Art Moments, an annual festival hosted in Budapest, and this year the focus of Art Moments 2018 will be devoted to The Universal Sea!

This promises really interesting results as the ethos behind Art Moments is to bring ‘cutting-edge contemporary art closer to the public, removing it from its conventional environment – the white box’, while our community of artists is similarly known for their provocative performance art and public engagement. The events will be challenging, informative, and free to the public!

The space will be used as, well: a ‘hybrid’ art space, and as such our organisers have a wide variety of ambitions for the venue.

The exhibition features our top 100 artists from the First Open Call. Pictures from Grand Opening of the exhibition in Poland. Images courtesy of The Universal Sea

What can we expect?

October 4th: Hackathon
The HybridArt Space will be open for the duration of the festival (September 15th- October 30th), but The Universal Sea’s stint in this exciting venue kicks off on the October 4th with a hackathon. Hybridart Space, (1052 Budapest, Galamb u. 6) from 2 to 6 pm.

In this event, we will bring together our core partners, our artists in residence, and hopefully as many students from the nearby area and interested members of the public as possible. Our aim is to reach out and to reflect together on what exactly it might take to rouse the people in our world. How can we get people to start taking the issue of plastic waste as seriously as it deserves to be taken? We will consider strategies to promote the engagement of the public in our own project events, as well as how to encourage people to take their own action.

October 5th-13th: ‘The Universal Sea: Pure or Plastic?!’ Exhibition
On October 5th we will be touring our art and science exhibition ‘The Universal Sea: Pure of Plastic?!’ in the HybridArt Space. This features the striking and deeply challenging artworks from the top 100 artists in our First Open Call, work from our incredibly talented artists in residence, the artworks of the artists who participated in the Second Open Call, as well as an area showcasing information about the plastic epidemic, and innovative solutions from our community.

Participating artists:
Bianca Hlywa, MAP Office (Laurent Gutierrez, Valérie Portefaix), Barbara Nati, Robertina Šebjanič, Linda Byrne and Maggie Dubris, Georgina Peach, Ho Man Law, Marjorie Chau, Denise Frechet, Claire Krouzecky, Brydee Rood, Julia Ganotis, Franziska Rutishauser, Enrico Bernardis, JEDI, Dáriusz Gwizdala, Erika Kapronczai, Júlia Odin Végh, Meadhbh O’Connor, Daria Wartalska and Reiner Maria Matysik, Andrew Hornett, Michael Rofka and Anna Rofka, Richard Dawson, Mazyar Asadi, Alex Côté, deep femme futures, Nezaket Ekici, Daniel Strickland, Paweł Błęcki (in collaboration with Prof. Marek Krajewski), Eduardo Romaguera, Jan Sajdak, Enikő Hodosy/Kata Molnár/Zsuzsi Matók, Stefano Cagol, Resa Blatman, Kyna Hodges, George Lorio, Timo Brusewitz, Chriss Aghana Nwobu, Rachael Causer, Ewa from Pabianice, Stephen Wilks, Nedill, Gwen van den Bout, PRZEPRASZAM group, Nevena Vuksanovic, Ron Wild, Nadine Baldow, Malatsion, Antoaneta Tica, Ella Schofield Lake, Constanze Flamme, Frankie Moughton-Small, Yasmin-Palij, Konstantinos Leloudas, Marisa Merlin, Anneli Goeller, Kojo Biney, Giulia Gentili, Angelika Heckhausen, Liina Klauss, Lorna Carmen McNeill, Colleen Flanigan, CV Peterson, Nasrin Yousefi, Timo Kahlen, Colleen Flanigan, Hervé ALL, Sarah Julig, Moi Tran, Steve McPherson, Diane Laudry, Alex Lawicka Cuper & Alain Lapicoré, Tom Hackett, Miep Adenacker, Ramesh Kumar Biswas, Sara Tusar, Tom Strobl, Marina Fomenko, Ingrid Goldbloom Bloch, Jzstudio, Rachel Thomson, Swaantje Güntzel, Pablo Dilet, Tamara Zecevic, Patrick Demazeau, Diane Watson, Ophelia Jacarini, Caro Krebietke, Pinar Yoldas, Marillina Fortuna, Daniel Webb, LocalStyle, Justyna Górowska, Claudia Livia, Phillipa Horan, MAP Office, Einat Shteckler, Ernesta Dirbanauskaite, Claudia Brogna, Nancy Oliveri, Riccardo Attanasio, Kaethe Wenzel, Claudia Schmitz, Hesse Blandzinski Design, Nezaket Ekici, Mohammad Zarghi, Erika Kapronczai Julia Vegh, Einati, Constantin Böhm, Antoaneta Tica, Claudia Schmitz, Gal Yakobovitch, Edurne Herran, Bette Booth, Vegh Julia, Ruth Biller, Mary Anne Zammit, Mihaylina Lefterova, B. Havanigs, Bianka Katalin Nagy, Cosmografik, Mirabzadeh-Elham Sadat, Wiebke Pandikow, Jasmine Shah, Sama Hossaini, Helena Rakic, Janne Roefke, Robert Roelink, Fernanda Block, Ali Jahanfar, Mahshid Hashemi, Laura Knipsael, Marillina Fortuna, Sophie Carnell, Sara Artang, Veronique Egloff, Lara Mouvée, Malgorzata Basinska, Elham, Kristina Okan, Christine Simpson, George Lorio, Mara Ruzza, TAPP Water, Caro Krebietke, Kojo Biney, Sima Bagherzadeh, Bill Sander, Maliheh Ghiyasian, Ron Wild, Richard Lang and Judith Selby Lang, Barnabas Jacob Herrmann, Neda, PATRICK DEMAZEAU MADE, Keeley Haftner, Bernhard Cociancig, Eiffel Wong, Beatrice Neirinckx, Jana Cruder Matthew LaPenta, Paola Idrontino, Pariatz, Klaus Busch, Eskild Beck, Steffen Blandzinski, Maisoon Al Saleh, Calder Kamin, Jing Zhou, Christoph Both-Asmus, Benedetta Pionati, Sarawut Chutiwongpeti, Pavel Matousek, Michele Santomarco, Monica Carvalho.

The evening will start with a performance by Robertina Šebjanič, who as an artist in residence focuses on underwater pollution. Workshops by Ewa Markiewicz are intended to invite the public to start taking action in a playful way.

Frankie-Moughton-Small is one of our artists in residence, whose work features in our ‘The Universal Sea: Pure or Plastic?!’ exhibition

The exhibition features work by artists such as Frankie Moughton-Small, who is one of our artists in residence. Her work consists of ornate jewellery made from plastic debris and up-cycled fishnets, which results in ornaments that are at once compelling and disturbing. Our resident artist

Liina Klauss will also be showcasing her work. She creates large compositions from plastic waste collected on beaches, and her works are often made interactively with local schools, children, and adults.

So make sure you visit the Hybridart Space to see some really interesting and important work!


Check out our other events during the Art Moments – The Universal Sea Budapest Festival:

Art Moments Budapest – Site #1 – Exhibition and Hackathon
HybridArt Space (1052 Budapest, Galamb u. 6),
Hackathon: 4th October, 2 to 6 pm
Exhibition: 6th – 13th October
Exhibition opening:5th October, 7 pm

Art Moments Budapest – Site #2 – ‘Plastic Waste Labyrinth’ Public Intervention
Madách Imre tér
28th September – 1st October,
Art Market Budapest at the Millenáris Cultural Center
11th – 14th October.

Art Moments Budapest – Site #3 – International Exhibition
Mikve (1014 Budapest, Palota Street 1)
Opening of the exhibition: 11th October, 7 pm,
12th – 23rd October.

Art Moments Budapest – Site #4 – Public Space Intervention by Kaethe Wenzel
Daily Sea throughout the centre of Budapest
1st-15th October.

Art Moments Budapest – Site #5 – Sustainability and Art, International Conference
TRIP Hajó Boat (1011 Budapest, Szilágyi Dezső Square, 2nd pier)
5th October, 9:30 am.
Please register via this LINK.

Art Moments Budapest – Site #6 – Film Screening
Trafóklub (1094 Budapest, Liliom Street 41)
28th October, 6 pm.