The founder and the supporter of the prize is Endre Tót, renowned Hungarian artist living in Cologne. It has long been his wish for to establish a form of endowment that can support artist activityin Hungary. The mission of the prize is to enable in each year the realization of one selected artistic research project—one that reflects on current cultural processes, dilemmas, and contexts—preferably with a connection to Artpool’s collection and pursuits.
The Central European Research Institute for Art History – Artpool Art Research Center will provide curatorial and research consultation to the selected project and organize an exhibition to present it to the public.
The total budget of the prize is 10 000 euros, of which 6000 euros are the stipend of the artist, and 4000 euros are for the realization of the project and the exhibition.
The winning proposal will be selected by an international jury.
In 2021 the jury is comprised of:
- Dávid Fehér (director of institute, KEMKI)
- Ferenc Gróf (artist, Paris)
- Emese Kürti (deputy director for research, head of department, KEMKI – Artpool)
- Nóra Lukács (curator, Berlin)
- Berenika Partum (curator, Berlin)
- Katalin Székely (curator, OFF-Biennale, Blinken OSA Archive)
Results are due in October, 2021.