Video: Gábor Gyukics recites poems in two languages

Gábor Gyukics contributed to an online cultural event, UnDeR SZubCulT, where he recited poems in English and Hungarian. We are happy to share the video.

Seven videos you have to watch from Müpa’s archives!

Bored with the quarantine already? Here is some great music, dance, literature and fun to cheer you up! Great artists, instruments and genres. Enjoy!

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.

Ani Molnár Gallery reopens in June! Until then, here is some more virtual art

Regarding the consolidation of the public health situation in Hungary, the Ani Molnár Gallery will reopen from 2 June with temporary, limited opening hours.

Animals in Art: Where to draw the line with ‘living art’?

Each case is dependent on context – nevertheless one has to hope that artists and institutions alike are sensitive to animal welfare.

How will our life be after coronavirus?

If there’s no silence, you don’t have time to reflect. But when I thought about my parents, everything fell silent at once.

How will the Supermarket change after Coronavirus?

It is a moment of global unity unlike any other in recent history, even if this unity is being fostered from the safety of our homes.

Five creative approaches to air pollution as Coronavirus pandemic leads to cleaner air

By reflecting on how people experience and encounter air pollution in their lives, designers and artists are visualising scientific research and data.

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.

How will our life be after coronavirus?

If there’s no silence, you don’t have time to reflect. But when I thought about my parents, everything fell silent at once.

Video: Gábor Gyukics recites poems in two languages

Gábor Gyukics contributed to an online cultural event, UnDeR SZubCulT, where he recited poems in English and Hungarian. We are happy to share the video.

Gypsy Romanticism – Notes on the Margins of a Dead Friendship ~ by Susan Anwin

It was also the first time I experienced what it is like to be treated like a representative of some kind of exotic species…

Seven videos you have to watch from Müpa’s archives!

Bored with the quarantine already? Here is some great music, dance, literature and fun to cheer you up! Great artists, instruments and genres. Enjoy!

Steps Leading Nowhere ~ by Susan Anwin

So there I was, walking (almost) alone among monuments half sunk into the sand, the door openings of the silent tombs yawning like dark mouths.

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.

How will our life be after coronavirus?

If there’s no silence, you don’t have time to reflect. But when I thought about my parents, everything fell silent at once.

Discussing my music taste with a robot: my little adventure with AI

It is an artificial intelligence designed for conversation. I have seen similar things before, but this was still something new for me.

Music lovers, don’t be upset: Müpa will welcome us soon again!

The new season will happen just like any others before, and we can already buy single and season tickets for the planned concerts.

Saturday night fun: sing Don’t Worry Be Happy with Bobby McFerrin!

Müpa brings superstars in our homes in the time of quarantine – but let us hope that we can soon return to concerts that are a real community experience.

Seven videos you have to watch from Müpa’s archives!

Bored with the quarantine already? Here is some great music, dance, literature and fun to cheer you up! Great artists, instruments and genres. Enjoy!

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.

Hungary Live Talks – here you can watch the video!

A discussion of Beata Barda (Trafó House), Kristin Marting (HERE Arts Center) and Christina Liata (Onassis Stegi). Moderator: theater critic Tamás Jászay.

Hungary Live Talks – International Theater in the time of Coronavirus

L!ve Talks series is now online, posing the questions that every professional is facing right now to theater creators, managers, directors and performers.

Saturday night fun: sing Don’t Worry Be Happy with Bobby McFerrin!

Müpa brings superstars in our homes in the time of quarantine – but let us hope that we can soon return to concerts that are a real community experience.

Seven videos you have to watch from Müpa’s archives!

Bored with the quarantine already? Here is some great music, dance, literature and fun to cheer you up! Great artists, instruments and genres. Enjoy!

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.

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