Video work, based on Hungarian short story, will be exhibited in Switzerland

Péter Forgács’s video work Venom will be exhibited at the artgenève international art fair in Switzerland by the Ani Molnár Gallery.

I realized I could play God, and it freaked the hell out of me

The parents didn’t understand what is happening to their sons. Then one day, when the boys were almost twenty already, truth came to light…

The triplets who were 19 when they first met – interview with docu-director Tim Wardle

“When I showed them the finished film for the first time, and they loved it, there was the sense that I had delivered on my promise and that was great.”

Éva was murdered with 13, now her diary is published on Instagram

Actors and actresses recall what happened to Éva in 1944 in Hungary: from discriminative laws through the ghetto until the transports to Auschwitz.

These three films can profoundly change audience’s view on dance – interview with Gábor Pintér

They liberated dancers from following the rhythm, the tonality, or the structure of music; everything exists on its own in the same space and time.

They forgot that Hitler and Eichmann were also Austrians

How can someone have moral strength, somebody that you trust when he claims that he has supreme power, without any control above him? And why people don’t realize that these two concepts are not really hand in hand?

Seven-year-old Nina cried when she found out she was Serbian and not Croatian

The Croatian movie Srbenka received The Human Rights Film Award of the Verzió 15 International Human Rights Film Festival in Budapest. We interviewed the director Nebojša Slijepčević.

We strive for a life with six hours of work per four days a week

This year will be the 100th year since we have 8-hour working. The world has changed so much in this one hundred year. There would be a need to talk about what work really means.

Shoot above the crowd, then before their feet, and then shoot in the crowd

The documentary Occupation 1968 shows the events from a rather unusual perspective: of these five countries rather than of the victim’s.

When the artwork becomes a tool in the creation process: Zsolt Asztalos’ My Art series

This unusual surmounting over his own art and his playful generosity pervades the My Art series. The artworks on the photos never reveal their true nature.

Video work, based on Hungarian short story, will be exhibited in Switzerland

Péter Forgács’s video work Venom will be exhibited at the artgenève international art fair in Switzerland by the Ani Molnár Gallery.

Minyo Szert brings form to life at the margins of the figural

Contemporary artist Minyo Szert’s creative process is a time-limited, analogue photographic performance in the presence of a live audience.

Exclusive talk with one of the ex-Yugoslav artists of DATES 9!

The Ani Molnár Gallery is pleased to invite you to the exclusive artist talk on the current exhibition entitled ‘DATES 9’ with Roman Uranjek.

Pope Francis receives a print by Lajos Vajda from the Ferenczy Museum Center

A Remembrance Mass in the Saint Peter’s Basilica, and artworks by Szentendre artists showcasted in streets surrounding the Campo di Fiori.

International jury awards Brigitte Kowanz’s work for the 13th Cairo Biennale

Her work breaks up boundaries between virtual and real space and reflects on the opportunities, but also the dangers of new technology and social media.

Troubled history through the eyes of two artists from ex-Yugoslavian states

Well-known or long-forgotten photo documentations of the 20th century, processed in different ways by Slovenian Roman Uranjek and Bosnian Radenko Milak.

Sári Ember wins the Leopold Bloom Art Award

Ani Molnár Gallery is happy and proud to announce that Sári Ember, the gallery’s artist is the winner of Leopold Bloom Art Award 2019.

Posthuman visions, Sleeping Beauty dead, dreams coming true – at this year’s Art Capital

Art Capital, Middle-Eastern-Europe’s biggest visual art festival, launched in Szentendre. The central topic of this year is ‘dream’.

Falcon Feather ~ Chapter 4 ~ by Susan Anwin

“She was floating. There were no memories, just the the silence and the dark and and it was alright…” Read the last part of the saga Falcon Feathers here!

Falcon Feather ~ Chapter 3 ~ by Susan Anwin

“Couriers galloped up and down along the length of the procession, cart drivers cried out. The harness tightened across the backs of the oxen.”

Falcon Feather ~ Chapter 2 ~ by Susan Anwin

“Blood and soul, flesh and bone,” she recited the ritual text. “Take whichever you like.” “Your hand will do…” Falcon Feather, a new story by Susan Anwin.

Falcon Feather ~ Chapter 1 ~ by Susan Anwin

“There is something up on the hill,” the baroness told her maid that evening, “something evil.” ~ Falcon Feather, a new story by Susan Anwin.

Silence in the place of sound – but what in the place of silence? Remembering Dezső Tandori

He created an own universe, went on his own path, and after his poetry arrived to collective consciousness, no one could think the same old ways anymore.

Annunciation ~ A short story by Susan Anwin

I felt like the bottom of my world fell out. How was I supposed to break down the news to my parents? What was I supposed to tell them?

Rosie’s Revelation ~ A short story by Susan Anwin

“I don’t want to see the visions anymore. They are wrong.” Her mom cupped her face between her hands. “How can you say that? God is talking to you.”

The Color of Nothing ~ A short story by Susan Anwin

She was pretty alright, but beyond that there was something in the way she looked at him, with the ghost of a smile on her lips.

Star Thief ~ A short story by Susan Anwin

“Look for a star? In the quantum level? Jack, this is not the time to be a jackass.” “What, I’m just trying to be useful.”

I told the dancers: we will be music, guys! – interview with Christos Papadopoulos

There are four instruments in Bach’s work: flute, cello, bass clarinet and violin, and each is represented by a human body. ‘Opus’, performed in the Trafó.

Sufi poets are humanist and ageless – interview with Persian singer Alireza Ghorbani

These poets are still quoted because they talk about the moral roots of humanity – says Alireza Ghorbani who will sing a bunch of their poems soon.

It’s easier to wait for Christmas with Bach’s music! – interview with conductor Marcus Creed

A wonderful concert that features festive and Christmas-related works by Bach. Two ensembles, five soloists – and their conductor, Marcus Creed.

Bass-baritone Bryn Terfel comes to his Budapest concert with a rugby shirt and some honey

Bryn Terfel was the second artist to get the Queen’s Medal for Music, founded by Elizabeth II, as an approval for an extraordinary musical career.

Medical student in Pécs: Classical Chill Out enhances our student experience fundamentally

For beginners in the world of classical music, this is a good place to start – says international student Tuva Stranger on the Classical Chill Out concerts.

Müpa Winter Open Air: Family fun from advent-eco-concert to nativity masquerade

A family concert, a hot chocolate, and a few rounds of skating surely help us all to get in Christmas mood. Come to the Müpa Winter Open Air!

How Danyèl Waro from Réunion discovered folk music as a mean of fight against oppression

In the first twenty years of my career, playing maloya was something to fight for, not to live from – says Danyel Waro, the “proud bastard” of Réunion.

An eternal mystery: Cécile McLorin Salvant lets her hoarse voice fly

Three years after her first Budapest concert, she is coming back as part of a duo with New Orleans pianist Sullivan Fortner.

Some Favourites of the Erdődy Orchestra – interview with Zsolt Szefcsik

Innovative spirit, rediscovery of forgotten pieces, playing at unusual places, contributing to Polish-Hungarian siblinghood: this is the Erdődy Orchestra.

There should be no sacred cows in arts – interview with choreographer Roy Assaf

I consider it a continuous process and with Girls in particular there has been a sense of great discovery over the past year – Roy Assaf recalls.

I told the dancers: we will be music, guys! – interview with Christos Papadopoulos

There are four instruments in Bach’s work: flute, cello, bass clarinet and violin, and each is represented by a human body. ‘Opus’, performed in the Trafó.

Müpa Winter Open Air: Family fun from advent-eco-concert to nativity masquerade

A family concert, a hot chocolate, and a few rounds of skating surely help us all to get in Christmas mood. Come to the Müpa Winter Open Air!

Can physical theatre and circus visualize totalitarian dictatorship? – Alexander Vantournhout and the Red-Haired Men

It will work out very well in Trafó to awake feelings with the mere method of looking at people – says Alexander Vantournhout.

Exploring the idea of the collective between utopia and instrumentalization

For “Coexist”, Hód, along with her company Hodworks, and Bremen based dance company Unusual Symptoms collaborate with each other for the first time.

Child actors evoke the story of a horrendous child killer on Trafó’s stage

Rau uses the biography of the Belgium’s most notoriously shameful criminal to reflect on (re)presentation of human feelings on stage.

Electra is a murderer in my view – says choreographer János Feledi

Characters stay the same, but we put them in contemporary situations. Swirling and flowing emotions will be easy to understand and feel.

Angels fly to Budapest – Péter Eötvös’ opera for the first time in Hungary

The Budapest premiere will happen on the 10th of October as part of the CAFe Budapest Contemporary Arts Festival, together with the Neue Oper Wien.

If it is worth showing the audience, I never hesitate – interview with Gábor Hollerung

Gábor Hollerung, conductor of the Ernő Dohnányi Symphonic Orchestra in Budafok, believes that neither romantic nor emotional music can go out of fashion.

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