Dóra Hegyi is a curator and critic based in Budapest. She is organizer of exhibitions and events in institutional and non-institutional context. Between 1996 and 2003 she worked as a curator at the Ludwig Museum Budapest, where she initiated a project space in 1999. Since 2005 she is director of tranzit. hu. She curates and initiates exhibition, discursive, educational, research and publication projects that consider art as a field of new approaches which can mediate between different ways of knowledge production and experience.
Projects include the Free School for Art Theory and Practice, Art Always Has its Consequences, Catalyst Award, Artists at Schools, War of Memories. She has curated and co-curated exhibitions among them Creativity Exercises, 2014-15; Report on the Construction of a Spaceship Module, 2014; Art Under Dangerous Star, 2014; Manifesta 8, 2010; Parallel Chronologies, 2009; Typopass 2009; Periferic 8 Biennial 8 (Art as Gift), 2008; tranzit - Auditorium, Stage, Backstage, 2006, Moszkva Tér (Gravitation), 2003.