Visegrad Fund
Dóra Hegyi

Dóra Hegyi is an art historian, curator and critic based in Budapest. From 1996 to 2005, she was curator at the Ludwig Museum Budapest, where she initiated the project room in 1999. Since 2005, she has been director of, a member of the transnational network based in Eastern Europe. She is the initiator, curator, and editor of exhibitions and educational, research and publication projects that consider art as a field of critical debate capable of mediating between different fields and disciplines and functioning as a catalyst for change. As a member of she co-curated Manifesta 8 in Murcia/Spain in 2010 and Report on the Construction of a Spaceship Module at the New Museum in New York in 2014, among other projects. She was curator of Periferic 8 in Iaşi/Romania in 2008, co-curator and co-editor of the exhibition and online archive Parallel Chronologies (2009–), and co-curator and co-editor of the exhibition series and book Creativity Exercises: Emancipatory Pedagogies in Art and Beyond in Leipzig, Budapest and Warsaw (2014–2019). She edited War of Memories (, 2015) and curated the exhibition Imagining Conceptual Art (2017). She was also co-curator and co-editor of the exhibition and book 1971– Parallel Nonsynchronism (2018–19) and oversaw the community initiative Space of Opportunities (2019–).