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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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...
Opportunity: Curatorial Studies Residency Program at NODE Center, Berlin

Opportunity: Curatorial Studies Residency Program at NODE Center, Berlin

Our friends from NODE Center Berlin published a new call for their curatorial studies residency program. The next residency will take place from September 17 – December 10, 2013. Application Deadline is August 2, 2013! Here are some infos about the program: The Node Center for Curatorial Studies Residency is a program lasting twelve intensive weeks,...
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,...
Shandor Hassan

Shandor Hassan

From April – June 2013, Igor Metropol is hosting New York based artist Shandor Hassan in their Studio. In his artistic practice Shandor mostly uses photography, collages and installation. In his new works, he will continue to explore ideas about space on the micro and the macro scale. More information about his project here!
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...