A FEAST FOR THE EYE
Film /

A FEAST FOR THE EYE

Ruben Brandt, Collector

Who have not wished for their favourite paintings in a museum to come to life and tell the continuation of the story captured in the moment? Ruben Brandt, Collector is an animated feature film built on exactly that desire, while conjuring an intriguing story around the classics set in motion. More

“WHERE THERE IS COWARDICE, WINKING RETURNS”
Theatre /

“WHERE THERE IS COWARDICE, WINKING RETURNS”

A conversation with Róbert Alföldi

Fear Eats the Soul (Átrium), The Crucible (Szombathely) and Richard III (Radnóti Színház) – these are only a few of the shows in which Róbert Alföldi worked in the past season. In 2018 his performances were nominated in five categories for the Theater Critics’ Award. More

ETERNALLY INCOMPLETE – THE RENEWED MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS
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ETERNALLY INCOMPLETE – THE RENEWED MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS

After almost three years' work and spending around 15 billion HUF, the Museum of Fine Arts reopened in the autumn. The building underwent its greatest reconstruction of its history, but at first glance all we see are minor face lifts. Which only shows that the designers were on the right track. More

WE COMPLEMENT ONE ANOTHER
Theatre /

WE COMPLEMENT ONE ANOTHER

An interview with Gabriela Carrizo, a founding member of Peeping Tom

After ten years we had the pleasure of seeing the Belgian Peeping Tom theatre company in Trafó once again. We had a chat with Gabriela Carrizo, the director of Moeder (Mother) about remembrance, time, family and team work. AN INTERVIEW BY PANNI NEDER. More

DEVELOPMENT IN THE DARKROOM
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DEVELOPMENT IN THE DARKROOM

Susan Faludi: In the Darkroom

Susan Faludi’s book In the Darkroom is a grand voyage around identity. She writes about personal, family and national identity, about sexual and gender identity, about religious and political affiliations. More

BUDAPEST BECAME VIENNA’S WHORE
Film /

BUDAPEST BECAME VIENNA’S WHORE

László Nemes: Sunset

A girl in a hat stumbles helplessly in the conceited chaos of a decaying world: the big question of Sunset is whether the cinematic magic of László Nemes becomes meaningful once again. A REVIEW BY ZSOLT GYENGE. More

VOICES FROM THE DARK
Theatre /

VOICES FROM THE DARK

An afterword to the New York Hungary Live Festival

As I have already alluded: From New York very little is seen of the theatrical world of Europe, let alone Hungary. The first production of the Hungary Live Festival wished to change just that. BY TAMÁS JÁSZAY. More