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.

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 7,5 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.

Paris once aided Szeged, now Szeged pays it back

The municipality of Szeged has offered 10,000 euros to aid the reconstruction of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris which was heavily damaged by fire on Monday.

‘Upside Down Inside Out Back to Front’ – Mark Wallinger in Vienna

We invite your introspection. You are implicated. Perhaps any mark when met with its mirror image, twin or double, has authority or meaning.

Survival instinct: best Nature shot at the World Press Photo Awards

Hungarian photographer Bence Máté’s photo “Survival instinct” won first prize in Nature category at the World Press Photo awards.

Bauhaus: The Style We Have Never Known

There is no end to centennial walking tours, while countless exhibitions on the topic keep opening. But what is Hungary’s connection to this German school?

The triumph of the body in Budapest’s Museum of Fine Arts

An exhibition of over 80 Renaissance paintings and drawings, including works by Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael, in Budapest’s Museum of Fine Arts.

See how six young artists multitask in the Ani Molnár Gallery

This year, the Ani Molnár Gallery is celebrating its 10 year anniversary. The gallery starts the year with a group…

Fodor’s Wall is back, now in the beating heart of Vienna’s old town

Two years ago, Fodor’s Border Wall was exhibited in an open space in Vienna. Now it is back again: you can find it in Vienna’s old town district at the junction of Freyung and Herrengasse.

INDA Gallery is proud to announce a solo presentation of Marianne Csáky’s work

In her experimental photography, Csáky employs combinations of techniques and materials to explore the themes that engage her inquisitive attention and eye.

Who is the man behind the remembrance stones? – interview with Gunter Demnig

“Although my stones can’t replace gravestones, people still can visit them” – Gunter Demnig recalls how the Stolpersteine became his essential life work.

Eddie’s lousy Saturday ~ A short story by Susan Anwin

Do you waste your life away to spite your parents, Eddie? Is that your comeback for having to fulfill their dreams, and failing?

Positive Energy ~ A short story by Susan Anwin

She glanced at her phone. She still had Fox as wallpaper. He seemed to be watching her with those stormcloud eyes of his…

Crackling fire, mulled wine, Satan ~ A short story by Susan Anwin

Everything is possible when the fog descends. Dobogókő is also stunning in the spring; really, I’m hard pressed to choose my favourite season there.

Soul for Sale ~ A short story by Susan Anwin

The survivor moved on. He didn’t know how long he had been wandering, as the sky was the same nondescript gray, with no evidence of sunrise or sunset.

Drifter ~ A short story by Susan Anwin

“She turned and saw the pince-nez lying abandoned on the concrete. The man was nowhere to be seen.”

The Last Dawn ~ A short story by Susan Anwin

“It was the subtlest form of torture, making sure you’re aware that these are the very last hours of your existence.”

A series of Susan Anwin’s short stories is launching at Art Here Art Now tomorrow

Let us introduce you writer Susan Anwin, whose short stories are going to appear on our website from tomorrow on for six weeks!

Five websites with children’s ebooks, for quality time in the online space

The bottomless well of literature, from rhymes to poems, from illustrated tales to YA novels, seems to be a good reason for our little ones to get stuck on the internet.

Here you can download ebooks legally and completely free

A compilation of ebook sites recommended by the Arthereartnow editorial.

Constant, Real-time Composition

Naturally, people have expectations and prejudices regarding such a famous piece, but the final result works in a way similar to jazz standards…

The Far East Draws Near

To us, Tai Chi Chuan is not just a martial art, but a system of motion and composition made up of given movements in perfect harmony with nature…

Bauhaus: The Style We Have Never Known

There is no end to centennial walking tours, while countless exhibitions on the topic keep opening. But what is Hungary’s connection to this German school?

Free Music Under the Open Sky

Get ready to spend your early evenings in the heart of Budapest at the Akvárium Spring Terrace in the company of outstanding open air music.

Temperamento Ungherese

Italian composers admired Verdi so much that no one dared to come after him. But Leoncavallo’s piece cries out for a symphony orchestra version…

Bach’s Keyboards

The fact is that Bach’s music works well on any instrument, something the composer himself proved by writing these concerti…

Harmony that Can Fly

A refined band in its prime, who can be simultaneously meditative and powerfully sweeping, unshakably disciplined and dauntlessly playful.

A Land of Blood and Song

The overall picture is influenced by religious fault lines, with Catholic inhabitants at the western edge, and Orthodox and Muslims elsewhere.

Presenting All the Beauty of Vertical Dance

Strings will be important elements of the performance, both literally and metaphorically. We’d like the people in the audience to discover common threads…

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.

Presenting All the Beauty of Vertical Dance

Strings will be important elements of the performance, both literally and metaphorically. We’d like the people in the audience to discover common threads…

The Everlasting Dance

He got his name from Sholem Aleichem, his fame from Fiddler on the Roof, but Tevye’s true creator was Eastern European history…

Even the conductor was outraged because of my blonde wig – interview with Karine Babajanyan

The Land of Smiles, Müpa, 1 February 2019, 7 pm We caught the incredibly nice opera singer, Karine Babajanyan, for…

A multilingual theatre installation: Faust 1&2

Following its highly successful premiere in Munich, Pathos Theater, the Bavarian capital’s largest independent company will bring their experimental Faust performance to CAFe Budapest Contemporary Arts Festival audiences.

We can go around in augmented reality with our physical body – interview with Ambrus Ivanyos

“This is something like an open world simulation game where the movements of the audience – or more like participants – influence the story.” Interview with Ambrus Ivanyos about how to disappear completely…

We bring the space to life and have a dialogue with it – Shapers’ farewell in Budapest

“The work of Ex Nihilo starts with observation, rereading an intact space, listening to our intuitions, emotions, one or the other idea, moment, feeling.” An interview with Anne Le Batard.

Human voice is the most wonderful prop for dance – choreographer Maurice Béjart’s thoughts on The Magic Flute

“I did not attempt to slip the smallest personal attention, or added message, into an already perfect work; rather, I sought to listen to the score scrupulously (and lovingly), read the libretto and translate…” Maurice Béjart on staging The Magic Flute.

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.

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