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Interview: Hajnal Szolga, Cultural Manager / Curator / Activist

Interview: Hajnal Szolga, Cultural Manager / Curator / Activist

One of the most popular cities in the Hungary not only amongst local people, but also foreign visitors, Pécs is located in the south of Hungary close to the Croatian boarder. With close to 160.000 inhabitants, the city’s vibe is coined/given distinction by a rich cultural heritage, Hungarian and foreign student life, and many hard-working...
Polar Dear (Oleg Borsos & Mark Lechner)

Polar Dear (Oleg Borsos & Mark Lechner)

In the beginning of February 2013 the electro pop duo Polar Dear rehearsed in the Igor Studio for their first live concert ever. Due to the fact that the two musicians live in two different continents, they usually work remotely on their songs: Oleg Borsos in Budapest, and Mark Lechner in Montréal. Because of the...
Péter Puklus

Péter Puklus

From January – March 2013, Budapest based photographer Péter Puklus worked on a new series at the Igor Studio, which will be presented from April 3rd at Krokus Gallery in Bratislava.
Gábor Ősz

Gábor Ősz

Gábor Ősz: Ontology-Tautology – What does the image want? From June – July 2012, Holland based artist Gábor Ősz has been working in Budapest on the invitation of the Igor Metropol Association. Within the walls of the studio, he created a video work that raises a new aspect to attempts to comprehend the nature of...
Interview: Áron Baráth, Painter & Gourmet

Interview: Áron Baráth, Painter & Gourmet

Áron Baráth truly knows how to enjoy life to the full: painting, food and music are his main anchors – all connected closely to each other, overlapping, intersecting. Born in Novi Sad, in former Yugoslavia, he moved to Budapest with his family at the age of 13. Though he graduated at the Department of Graphic...
About BLITZ VISIT, 2012, Berlin

About BLITZ VISIT, 2012, Berlin

BLITZ VISIT – Group Exhibition Participating artists: Gábor Buda /// Dóra Csala /// Barbara Follárd /// Dániel Horváth /// András Király /// Dóra Palatinus /// Péter Puklus /// Oliver Schmidt Program: Thursday, April 26, 6 – 22 pm: Opening Saturday, April 28, 7 – 8 pm: Csaba Nemes Video Screening Exhibit open from April 27th...
Call for Video Artists: Facade Video Festival, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Call for Video Artists: Facade Video Festival, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

DEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2013 GUIDELINES Media and video artists from all over the world are invited to send videos for the fourthly edition of Facade Video Festival that will be held in Plovdiv between 11 and 15 September 2013. Facade Video Festival is an annual video art exhibition where videos are projected onto the walls of...
Interview: Zita Sárvári, TRAPÉZ

Interview: Zita Sárvári, TRAPÉZ

On Tuesday, December 11th, “TRAPÉZ”, a new space for contemporary art opened in Budapest! Their first show is a solo exhibit with Budapest based photographer Peter Puklus, who is working in one of the Igor Metropol HQ studios. We asked Zita Sárvári, one of the initiators of TRAPÉZ and former curator at Virág Judith Gallery,...
Photo documentation - SRIAT: Discussion

Photo documentation – SRIAT: Discussion

“An Appeal for an Alternative” Wednesday, October 24th, 6.30 p.m., Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art (Library), Budapest 1095, Komor Marcell u. 1. Participants: Miklós Erhardt (Vienna/Budapest), Lilla Khoór (Budapest), Thomas Kilpper (Berlin), János Sugár (Budapest) Moderated by: Szilvia Nagy (Budapest) Photos by Máté Bartha
“An Appeal for an Alternative”

“An Appeal for an Alternative”

+++ Magyarul +++ Wednesday, October 24th, 6.30 p.m. Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art (Library), Budapest 1095, Komor Marcell u. 1. Participants: Miklós Erhardt (Vienna/Budapest), Lilla Khoór (Budapest), Thomas Kilpper (Berlin), János Sugár (Budapest) Moderated by: Szilvia Nagy (Budapest) The title of the roundtable discussion is inspired by Beuys’ idea that art should assume...
SRIAT: Social Responsibility In Art Today

SRIAT: Social Responsibility In Art Today

The project SRIAT: Social Responsibility in Art Today was organized by Igor Metropol Association in collaboration with the Intermedia, the Art Theory and Curatorial Studies Departments and TransPraxis – International Center for Art and Theory, of the Hungarian University of Fine Arts in Budapest. Due to the current political situation in Hungary, the topic of...
Call for participants!   “SRIAT: Social Responsibility In Art Today!”

Call for participants! “SRIAT: Social Responsibility In Art Today!”

“SRIAT: Social Responsibility In Art Today!” Workshop and Exhibition in Budapest, Hungary Workshop: October 24th – November 5th, 2012. Exhibition Opening: November 5th Location: Budapest, Bartók Béla út 29.