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”

[A Chen Wei Lee & Zoltán Vakulya review by Dorottya Albert] What and how can we think about the substance of human relationships in our digital era, where online presence defines a great percentage of our existence? What kind of novelty and challenges lie in a performance that surveys the nature of human relationships? How does Together Alone by Chen Wei Lee and Zoltán Vakulya appeal to NEXTFESZT festival’s concept of “finding out through art what the future of culture will look like,” when it interprets…Continue Reading “Not Naked even if Undressed; Together Alone by Chen Wei Lee & Zoltán Vakulya review”

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”