CALL 2020: Igor Metropol Studio

CALL 2020: Igor Metropol Studio

IGOR METROPOL is a non-profit organization located in Budapest, and founded in 2011 by different professionals from the creative sector. Even though most of the founders live in other parts of the world now, we would like to continue our activities in our beloved city Budapest. Therefore, we are offering...
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Meet the Igor Metropol Studio artists: FUZZY

Meet the Igor Metropol Studio artists: FUZZY

From fall 2020 on, Igor Metropol Studio invites again artists from Hungary and abroad to realize and present a new project in the studio space. From November on the London based duo, Studio Fuzzy will work at Igor Metropol Budapest. If you are also interested in the studio program have a look on this post....
Meet the new Igor Metropol Studio artists: HAJNAL SZOLGA SZAFFI (October)

Meet the new Igor Metropol Studio artists: HAJNAL SZOLGA SZAFFI (October)

From fall 2020 on, Igor Metropol invites once again artists from Hungary and abroad to realize and present a new project in the studio space. In the upcoming months two photographers – Máté Dobokay and Hajnal Szolga – will respectively work in the studio. Both projects are part of the Fotóhónap / Photo Month Festival...
Meet the current Igor Metropol Studio artist: MÁTÉ DOBOKAY

Meet the current Igor Metropol Studio artist: MÁTÉ DOBOKAY

From fall 2020 on, Igor Metropol Studio invites again artists from Hungary and abroad to realize and present a new project in the studio space. In the upcoming months photographers – Máté Dobokay and Hajnal Szolga – will work in the studio, both projects are part of the Fotóhónap / Photo Month Festival in October...
LAND 3C collective in Budapest

LAND 3C collective in Budapest

LAND 3C is an artist collective coming to Budapest on a research trip for the OFF Biennale Budapest 2020, following an invitation by T+U and hosted by the Igor Metropol residency. During their stay, the collective will also present a performance FOSSIL pt. 2 at A nagy mosás. 5 éves a T+U / The Great...
Final event: Survival Kit for Virtual Reality

Final event: Survival Kit for Virtual Reality

Exhibition/Round Table/Concert in collaboration  ART Optimists (Mykolajiv, Ukraine), Center for Urban Culture (Lviv, Ukraina),  Truc spherique (Zilina, Slovákia) and Igor Metropol Association (Budapest, Hungary) Saturday, September 26 Exhibition Opens: 14:00 Conference and Round table: 16:30 Concert: 19:00 Drinks and chats with artists, organisers, participants until 22:00. Location: Igor Metropol, Budapest 1116, Sztregova utca 1., 4. floor We cordially invite you to the final...
Matthias Tharang (Amsterdam)

Matthias Tharang (Amsterdam)

Meet our current artist-in residence (July – September): Matthias Tharang studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam, and completed his Master in Fine Art at Goldsmiths in London. He currently lives and works between Amsterdam and London. Primarily working in installation and moving image, the core of his work is to challenge patterns of...
Survival Kit for Virtual Reality

Survival Kit for Virtual Reality

A collaboration between non-profit organization ART Optimists (Mykolajiv, Ukraine), Center for Urban Culture (Lviv, Ukraina),  Truc spherique (Zilina, Slovákia) and Igor Metropol Association (Budapest, Hungary). Virtual reality inevitably rises as technology develops. How we are going to survive, to live in this multi-layered reality? The project invites artists, art students, IT specialists and game developers to take...
Open Studio: Penelope Taylor – Home Nature Museum

Open Studio: Penelope Taylor – Home Nature Museum

Monday, June 15, 6 – 10pm, @Igor Metropol Studio Join our current resident Penelope Taylor (Somerville, Massachusetts) for an open studio event where she presents her work in progress. – Home Nature Museum: Budapest – is a display of urban naturalist observation and collection, created and curated by Taylor. Designed as an ongoing platform, it...
Penelope Taylor

Penelope Taylor

Meet our current artist-in residence, Penelope Taylor, who arrived in the beginning of May and will work in Budapest until the end of June: Penelope Taylor (b. 1984) is an artist, curator, and educator based in Somerville, Massachusetts, USA. She explores the natural world, collections, play and display through her platform Home Nature Museum. She...
OPEN CALL for Self-Published Photo Books and Art Zines

OPEN CALL for Self-Published Photo Books and Art Zines

Igor Metropol is partnering up with the fantastic Paper Beats Rock, an artist collective that – together with the equalliy exciting Fotofestiwal in Łódź – initiated a Visegrad Photobook Forum to showcase the work of exceptional artists and photographers from the Visegrad region and to give them a chance to: – be part of the...
Interview: Claire Waffel (Berlin)

Interview: Claire Waffel (Berlin)

The first Off-Biennial Budapest, a festival celebrating the independent contemporary art scene in Hungary, just kicked off with an extensive program, which will go on until the end of May 2015. After seeing „Please Do Not Touch The Ceiling” realized as part of a 2012 residency in Kosice, Igor Metropol invited Claire Waffel to develop a...
Call for New Members

Call for New Members

Igor Metropol is currently looking for new members! Are you an artist, curator, writer, student, critic, theoretician, or activist who is passionate about the arts? Come and join us! IGOR METROPOL is a non-profit organization located in Budapest, and founded in 2011 by professionals from the creative sector. Our aim is to foster the visibility...