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.

Both directors were killed due to this Japanese documentary

Nowadays these quarters offer the cheapest labour to the construction industry and other dangerous work. These workers have no insurance, no contract, and no any kind of welfare-service. They receive their daily payment in cash.

What’s the difference between refugees of WWII and today?

Why were we able to accept people like Giovanna seven and a half decades ago, and why do we have deep aversion, fear and worries toward the African refugees?

Seventy-seven dead, more than hundred injured – the world we live in

The attack against the government quarter could have been prevented and the help to save people on Utoya Island was seriously late.

A trilogy on redemption – Hungary represented at the Berlinale

Katalin Ferber’s review on ‘Genesis’, the only new Hungarian film represented at this year’s Berlinale.

Berlinale: film screenings cancelled due to fire

Forty two firefighters were at the scene in less than two minutes and the fire was eliminated an hour later. Nobody was injured.

Frasier star John Mahoney dead at 77

Mahoney’s manager, Paul Martino, said Mahoney died on Sunday in Chicago after a brief hospitalisation.

Harvey Weinstein denies allegations of harassment

According to a statement from Weinstein’s attorney Ben Brafman, two people whom McGowan claims to have told about the alleged assault at the time — her then-manager and Affleck — have denied that the actress reported the attack to them.

Mark Salling dead at 35

His attorney confirmed the news in a statement. The cause of death has not yet been verified.

We can have so many hearts inside ourselves – Marina Abramović in Vienna

To this day, around 2,000 art lovers have visited the exhibition of the most important performance artist of the present day.

Light is playing with shadow, colours are telling a story

István Haász, one of the most prominent artists of the Hungarian geometric constructivism, will present his first solo show at Ani Molnár Gallery.

What made diamonds to be seen as a symbol of love?

Touching on the questions of the superficially constructed female values, Marge Monko examines the storytelling powers of commercialism’s impacts.

Body as more than a mere object of desire – Jan Němec about František Drtikol

How come that someone who used to rule and utilise the light suddenly experiences enlightenment and lets his previous life goals go? This is what I asked the novel’s writer about…

Famous Julia Margaret Cameron album is at risk of being exported from the UK

Cameron’s Norman Album has been placed under a temporary export bar by the arts minister, Michael Ellis.

Iconic Terracotta Army goes to Liverpool

The show at the World Museum came to Merseyside partly because of the popularity in China of Liverpool Football Club.

Vegetable seed banks carry the illusion of humanity’s future

In the  photographs, the  plants, plant-pieces and  seeds, that  are stored in boxes and  locked behind metal fences, are hidden from the eyes of the world. Dénes Farkas’ solo exhibition, entitled Darkness Visible,

Manchester Art Gallery has removed the Hylas and the Nymphs painting

Manchester Art Gallery has asked the question after removing John William Waterhouse’s Hylas and the Nymphs, one of the most recognisable of the pre-Raphaelite paintings, from its walls.

Attila Szűcs overgilded Federico Luger’s gallery

We asked Attila about his connection to the gallery, and if there is an inside story of the picture “Tranziensek”?

Have you ever heard the story of the three spires?

You already saw the cathedral, the skeleton of the destroyed old one reaches a hand to the modern new one. The Christchurch was never restored, but the spire is still there. And this is the Holy Trinity…

It’s always a good sign when language is on the move – interview with Kinga Tóth about her performance show

It’s not like a poem reciting event with background projection and music. For me, all these forms are equal and juxtaposed, I’m creating a “living text body” from their mixture. – Kinga Tóth is preparing for her performance show in the Trafó.

Hello from the horror side!

The storyteller is „simply” a girl, or more likely a bitter and disillusioned woman, who is remembering her youth years. And there is (naturally?) a man, addressed in this second person singular story…

Can you find happiness when you are able to revoke memories?

“I want to show a character who is going through really difficult trials but tries to find the beauty in the chaos. That’s sometimes the best you can do, but it’s always better than giving up.” An interview with Adam Silvera.

Author Ivanka Mogilska on Sudden Streets and the music that inspired it

You can read author Ivanka Mogilska’s secrets, behind the glistering scenes: where, when, how and with whom did she write Sudden Streets?

Body as more than a mere object of desire – Jan Němec about František Drtikol

How come that someone who used to rule and utilise the light suddenly experiences enlightenment and lets his previous life goals go? This is what I asked the novel’s writer about…

Author Susan Barker on The Palace Women’s Uprising and more

“I was drawn to write about China because I have an ancestral connection to the country, through my grandfather, and I wanted to follow the chain of emigration backwards to its origins.”

No matter how they decide, they will be traitors

Najeeb and Vivian escape to self-education and Qayyum to the Indian independence movement, all turning against a system ruled by white men… – A review of “A God in Every Stone” by Kamila Shamsie.

Society should look forwards, not backwards – interview with Tommi Kinnunen

“One cannot work as a teacher if he doesn’t believe that everyone of the pupils are good and important and they should be given all possibilities to live a good life. Maybe it’s the same with writing: there aren’t good or bad characters.”

It’s always a good sign when language is on the move – interview with Kinga Tóth about her performance show

It’s not like a poem reciting event with background projection and music. For me, all these forms are equal and juxtaposed, I’m creating a “living text body” from their mixture. – Kinga Tóth is preparing for her performance show in the Trafó.

There are no rivals at this competition, only friends – interview with conductor Gábor Hollerung

The International Choral Celebration, held in Budapest from May 18 to 21, shows the most beautiful and engaging face of choral music.

Doing Justice to the Jabot

aroque music usually has a pace of 50-80 beats per minute, and the brain responds to it by taking up the electrical patterns characteristic of the relaxed state, which, according to some researchers, facilitates activities like studying and reading…

I Hear America Singing

From his mid-20s right until his death, Leonard Bernstein was America’s favourite, and the pride of the nation: the first American-born conductor to conquer the world. He understood and felt the American style…

Baroque Soap Opera Reloaded

All three works contain references to moments in Wilhelmine’s life: the self-sacrificing, loving sister, the hysterical arguments between her parents, the tyrannical father forcing his daughter to marry, who even condemns his own son to death.

Scientific, Fantastic Dance

in his Autobiography, Wayne McGregor gives a synthesis of everything that he knows, thinks, and feels about dance and humankind. And of what he has discovered, this time through his own genome.

Natural Born Marketeers

The upcoming generation of world stars seems to care little either for tried and trusted methods, or for our what we’re used to. Or are we dealing merely well tempered appearance?

A Self-Aware Orchestra

Meet the Vienna Philharmonics – the long-established, illustrious trustee of the most authentic Viennese musical traditions that has been conducted by the greatest conductors of every era…

Regardless of Age

Language of music is universal; age and nationality are no barrier to musical dialogue.

This performance isn’t an end of the debate, it’s an exclamation mark – interview with Fruzsina Háda and Renáta Báder

“Living in the same village doesn’t mean us to hang out together around the clock. Rehearsing gives us good vibes, can’t be put into words how it feels to resonate, crying, grieving, laughing together, engulfed with sympathy comforting each other.” Renáta Báder and Fruzsina Háda speak about Live long, Regina!, an improvisational docudrama by the group SajátSzínház.

Let’s get lost in a crypt with the Tarot Labyrinth!

The performance inspires you to meditate on the different essential archetypical ideas of life – that are recognizable in the Tarot cards – about their relations and their presence in your life or in your actual life situation. 

It’s always a good sign when language is on the move – interview with Kinga Tóth about her performance show

It’s not like a poem reciting event with background projection and music. For me, all these forms are equal and juxtaposed, I’m creating a “living text body” from their mixture. – Kinga Tóth is preparing for her performance show in the Trafó.

Women and men on stage play roles, I went for the individual – interview with choreographer Andrea Mészöly

“I have a recurring dream where I’m roaming around in a house. I always discover new rooms, but somehow I am already aware of them before going in for the first time…” – Choreographer Andrea Mészöly reveals how the dream became a dance show on stage.

Baroque Soap Opera Reloaded

All three works contain references to moments in Wilhelmine’s life: the self-sacrificing, loving sister, the hysterical arguments between her parents, the tyrannical father forcing his daughter to marry, who even condemns his own son to death.

Scientific, Fantastic Dance

in his Autobiography, Wayne McGregor gives a synthesis of everything that he knows, thinks, and feels about dance and humankind. And of what he has discovered, this time through his own genome.

From the Heart of Transylvania to the Met

“My father was a poor tailor’s mate with five children. It was no easy task, but finally I got from the ‘Ér [a river in Romania and Hungary] to the ocean’ as the saying goes”. The incredible story of Brigitta Kele.

Behold the man who composes, sings and conducts the same piece of music

He goes down in history as the first artist who sings and conducts simultaneously in one concert or recording.

When Hungarians have to flee from the Carpathian Basin

Who wants to still get involved in a debate about refugees in Hungary? The international project Journeys and the Trafo…

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