Zoltán Vakulya & Jessica Simet performing Mirage

[A Hodworks review by Zsuzsanna Komjáthy] There is an obvious connection between movement and voice, and as it is said in certain eastern cultures, it might be breathing. Both movement and speech begins and then returns there, to that tiny air gap in-between, what binds and interrupts the activities of body and mind. Breathing can be conceived as silence, or as an atemporal emptiness that unconsciously connects and then deviates the curvature of movements and voices. It isn’t a coincidence that breathing has always been in…Continue Reading “Assemble in différance; Mirage Hodworks review”

Beatrix Simkó & Jenna Jalonen, Long time no see review

Long time no see by Beatrix Simkó & Jenna Jalonen [review] How can one define the fine line that divides one from another? What is the sense of the values that affirm (national) identity? Are these values crystallized and locked, kind of untouchable things that deserve to be respected from a sufficient distance, or we can stir them up, flirt and play with them? In Long time no see, the creator-dancers Beatrix Simkó and Jenna Jalonen dissolve the fundamental values and clichés that usually resonate with…Continue Reading “Put birds on them; Beatrix Simkó & Jenna Jalonen review”