Call for Artists: Igor Studio Residency Program 2016

Call for Artists: Igor Studio Residency Program 2016

IGOR METROPOL is a non-profit organization located in Budapest, founded in 2011 by people from different creative sectors. Our aim is to foster the visibility of Hungarian contemporary culture abroad and to strengthen relations between local and international artists, curators, cultural workers and other art professionals. Beside organising on-off projects...
About Igor Studio

About Igor Studio

Studio at the Igor Metropol HQ available!   Apply for a studio at Igor Metropol, if you have a long-planned project, but so far an adequate space, or a proper time-frame for its implementation were missing. The Igor Metropol Studio is 80 square meter big, and located on the 4th...
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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...
Claire Waffel: Kommerz was yesterday

Claire Waffel: Kommerz was yesterday

Installation and live-performance by Claire Waffel in collaboration with sound artist Pere Ferrera Bertran Thursday, April 30 Doors open: 5.00 PM Performance: 6.00 – 6.30 PM Drinks and chats with the artists until 10 PM Location: Igor Metropol, Budapest 1116, Sztregova utca 1., 4. floor CLAIRE WAFFEL’S installation and performance work with a public site in...
Katarina Ševic & Tehnica Schweiz

Katarina Ševic & Tehnica Schweiz

Artist collective Tehnica Schweiz & Katarina Ševic (Berlin/Budapest) spent some summer weeks at the IGOR METROPOL STUDIO to prepare their participation in Les ateliers de Rennes – Biennale d’art contemporain (September 27 – November 30, 2014). Alfred Palestra is a site-specific performative exhibition taking place at the Lycée Emile Zola in Rennes. The project is...
Open Studio: Márk Fridvalszki

Open Studio: Márk Fridvalszki

INNER HORIZONS – New and Old Works, Sketches, Books & Music by Márk Fridvalszki Thursday, April 10, 2014,  6pm – 10pm, Igor Metropol Studió (Budapest 1116, Sztregova u. 1. 4. em) Márk Fridvalszki was invited to stay at the Igor Metropol studio during April to prepare his solo show at LABOR, a presentation of a concept...
Open Studio: Gerardo Nolasco Magaña

Open Studio: Gerardo Nolasco Magaña

Once Upon a Time artist talk and studio exhibition Friday, 24. January, 7pm Once upon a time will be an informal chat about Gerado Nolasco’s process of making art. He will talk about the two projects that he’s developing in Igor Metropol; one  about the influence of technology on painting and the other about Mexican...