Emese Cuhorka performing Solos (Hodworks)

A Hodworks review by Dorottya Albert „Snout-to-belly-to-bowel”, in a word called rasaesthetics is a term used by Richard Schechner to describe a floating, multi-layered sensorial experience. It emerges from the body, and relies on the processes of tasting, digesting, and finally, excretion. Simply saying, it is the place of mixing, pervading between inside and outside, absorbing intimacy and distance at the same time. No wonder, Solos by Hodworks incorporates this wide variety of bodily and emotional sensations through a diverse series of solos performed by three…Continue Reading “Snout-to-belly-to-bowel; Hodworks Solos Review”

Adrienn Hód (Hodworks)

Stage action and the position of spectators. In every performance, I pay particular attention to find the setting, in which the performance works best. This is always a decisive part of the pieces, developed through a delicate sensory process and lots of fine-tuning. In Solos, I returned to the form I already used in Dawn by seating the audience around the play area; however, it was a significant step to let the spectators sit in the light as well. To be more precise: spectators and…Continue Reading “Adrienn Hód (Hodworks)”

A hidden territory; Hodworks Sunday review

Strange and deterrent yet familiar and magnetic; Sunday by Hodworks is not just another matinee story that brings a nice smile to your face and leaves a pleasant but evanescent memory in your pocket. Rather, it is a grim discovery burning into your retina, leaving you no way out. Sunday is a journey to the hidden that you don’t want to see, but you have to. Because it reveals anOther, forbidding dimension, a shared and ashamed territory where anything prohibited is allowed now. This territory emerges…Continue Reading “A hidden territory; Hodworks Sunday review”