Visual Art
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...
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...
Igor Metropol Studio available 2014

Igor Metropol Studio available 2014

Are you an international artist/curator/cultural worker looking for a space to develop a new work or simply continue your practice in Budapest? Or are you local and in need for a temporary workspace to evolve a project? Apply for a studio at Igor Metropol Association Budapest! IGOR METROPOL is a non-profit organization located in Budapest,...
Open Studio: Randomroutines

Open Studio: Randomroutines

Finally we can learn something Concert and Exhibition – Tuesday, Sep 24, 8 pm The Randomroutines collective finalized their newest steel drawing “Finally we can learn something”, which was created to be set up at a public square in the frame of Placcc Festival, an annual festival for site-specific performance and art in public space. Before...
Open Studio: Andrea Coyotzi Borja

Open Studio: Andrea Coyotzi Borja

OPEN STUDIO: Andrea Coyotzi Borja “Today I was walking and I forgot who I am” Thursday, July 25, 2013, from 6-10 pm Igor Metropol Studio Budapest 1116, Sztregova u. 1., 4th floor Program: from 6pm – Open Studio of Andrea Coyotzi Borja from 7pm – Open Insitu Works in the ex-Vertesz factory building (Sztregova u....
Andrea Coyotzi Borja

Andrea Coyotzi Borja

Current studio artist in June 2013 at Igor Metropol is Andrea Coyotzi Borja (*1984) from Puebla, Mexiko. In her artistic practice Andrea mostly uses video, mixed media, text and drawing. At Igor Metropol she will finish a project based on postcards, partly inspired by her impressions in Budapest and Jászdózsa and will realize and exhibit...
Open Studio: Shandor Hassan (US)

Open Studio: Shandor Hassan (US)

new & developing works on the theme of WAR and SPACE (travel) Sunday, June 16, 2013, from 3 – 10 pm Igor Metropol Studio, Sztregova u. 1., Budapest, Hungary, 1116 Program: from 3pm – Open Studio from 5pm – BBQ on the rooftop Sign in on the Facebook Event! For the duration of three month,...
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...
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...
Presentations at the Igor Metropol Studios: Gábor Ősz and Péter Puklus

Presentations at the Igor Metropol Studios: Gábor Ősz and Péter Puklus

Igor Metropol Cultural Association and the Lumen Photography Foundation cordially invite you to two events at one location: The project presentation “Ontology-Tautology – What does the image want?” by Gábor Ősz and the presentation of the books, “Handbook to the Stars” and “One and a half metres” by Péter Puklus Location: Igor Metropol Studios, Budapest...