C3 Opening

A new center, C3: Center for Culture & Communication, will be opened on
June 26, 1996 by the Soros Foundation Hungary. As a result of the
collaboration between the Soros Foundation Hungary, Silicon Graphics
Hungarian Liason Office and MATAV (Hungarian Telecommunications Company), C3
will facilitate the expanded exploration of digital media technology, will
encourage creative usage of the Internet and will function as a public
forum for debate and innovation regarding communication and culture.

C3 will function as a research center and media lab, resource facility,
internet provider and public access Internet lab, operating a
multi-disciplinary arts and culture program and gallery, and will run
various educational and grants programs dealing with the Internet and new
media art technologies.

The latest in Silicon Graphics technology (ONYX,INDY) will be accessible via C3.

C3 will incorporate the SCCA (Soros Center for Contemporary Arts-Budapest),
which will also be located at Budapest I, Orszaghaz utca 9.

Further information may be obtained from C3: Pf. 419, H-1537 Budapest, tel.:
36.1/ 214.68.56, fax: 214.68.72.