Programme - in the order of disappearance
Anna Virág Virág: Dissociation
László Bakk-Dávid: Ostinato
Kinga Tóth: flug2023
Panna Adorjáni: Something Always Remains Hidden
Dániel Láng: Twinning
Zsolt Bodoki-Halmen: subject to change
what one wants
to hear, or
to do, or
to follow guides and
folds on a paper
marks and directions
notes fading away as time passes
demarcations of paths to take
of streams to follow
notice the focus,
width and depth,
angle, saturation, stroke
a ritual in passing time,
as it becomes a repeatable series of events
paths around a structure
an ever changing order of paths, around a structure
the repeatability of ever changing orders, of paths around structures
a guide to the repeatability of an ever changing order of paths around a structure
the notation as it becomes
a guide to the repeatability
of an ever changing order
of paths around a structure
the structure - fixed and rigid
the approach taken - flexible
Disclaimer: This concert contains loud music. Please protect your ears by wearing earplugs suitable for concerts and/or parties.
Kinga Tóth is a writer, visual and sound-poet, performer, teacher, translator who writes in Hungarian, German and English languages and presents her work in performances, exhibitions, and international installations, festivals. She is also a philologist and a teacher, gives lectures and workshops internationally and also works as a journalist and copy editor of art magazines and as a cultural program organizer. Toth’s international publications include poetry collections, visual-art catalogs, novels, music records; she joined several artist-writer residencies (IWP, LCB, GEDOK, Bosch, Solitude etc.) and is member of several art organisations. 2018/2019 she was the City Writer in Graz an 2019/2020 she works on her new intermedia-text project as a writer-artist in residence by Landis&Gyr Stiftung in Zug (Switzerland). 2020 Kinga Toth received the Hugo Ball Förderpreis for her intermedia--literary work in German language and also received the Bernard Heidsieck Prix (by Centre Pompidou and Foundation Bonotto) for her performative literary work.
2021 she was guest artist in Villa Waldberta and in AIR Krems, her visual work was exhibited in Tallin, Budapest and Centre Pompidou and SUKULTUR presented her new book Transit (DE) in Germany. 2022 with the composer-musician Silvia Rosani they won the Hannsmann-Stipendium in Stuttgart and she is also a guest writer in Hausach. Next to her artistic work she is currently a PhD- student at the University in Debrecen, German Studies, where she researches nun-art and performative texts. The same year the publisher Matthes&Seitz launches her book “Moonfaces” (Mondgesichter) with exhibition of her intermedia works in Berlin. 2023 she is artist in residence by the DAAD program in Berlin.
Anna Virág's work is unique in its combination of intuition and conscious design, classical tradition and constant experimentation, and the coexistence of different qualities and surfaces.
Her works range from solo and chamber works based on classical traditions, to experimental electronic pieces, film and theatre scores and even trash rap songs.
She can be inspired by a mathematical problem or a social issue, contemporary and avant-garde jazz or free improvisation.
Anna Virág Virág has been admitted to the Budapest Academy of Music in 2020. In the same year, she won the Müpa Music Competition. She is currently studying composition at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague.
Bakk-Dávid László was born on January 19, 1986, in Târgu Secuiesc. I completed my high school education in classical guitar at the Plugor Sándor School of Arts in Sfântu Gheorghe. In 2005, I began my university studies in classical guitar at the Faculty of Music of Transilvania University in Brașov, graduating in 2009. Between 2005 and 2011, I taught classical guitar in Târgu Secuiesc. In 2009-2010, I worked as a musical director for Udvartér Theatre. In 2011, I enrolled in Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, earning a BA in Applied Composition. My BA thesis was based on Federico García Lorca's The House of Bernarda Alba. Following this, I pursued an MA in Composition, graduating in 2017 with compositions like PROVERB2 and Ex abysso. From 2014 to 2019, I taught guitar, music theory, and composition at Óbuda Waldorf School. Between 2019 and 2022, I worked as a freelance musician. Since October 2022, I have been a member of the Harag György Ensemble at the Northern Theater in Satu Mare, working as a musical director and composer. I've composed over 20 concert pieces, including Duo for Flute and Guitar, Missa Brevissima, and PROVERB2. My main focus is on theatre music, but I've also created music for short films and advertisements. I have worked in theatre productions both in Romania and abroad, most notably in theatres such as Deutsches Theater, Berlin, Staatstheater Hannover, Örkény Theatre, Budapest, Galiaskar Kamal Tatar Academic Theatre, Kazan.
Panna Adorjáni is a theatre thinker, performance maker, and interdisciplinary artist. She is a dramaturg and theatre studies expert by training, but she considers her twelve years of classical music education to be formative as well. She signed her first theatre contract when she was 16 years old, performing as a violinist in a show; since then, she has worked in a variety of theatre-related jobs. She has worked as a critic and editor, as a dramaturg, as a director's assistant, as a prompter, as a musician, as a composer, as a festival organiser, as an interpreter, as a translator, as a performer, as a theatre maker, and as a workshop and seminar presenter. She is currently concentrating on her PhD and working in collaborative settings. She is intrigued by the possibilities for reconciling theory and practice, as well as the ways in which theatrical hierarchies could be reconsidered in order to generate horizontal and interdisciplinary processes. Her PhD research focuses on patterns of collective creation in Romanian and Hungarian underground theatrical cultures prior to the regime change.
Dániel Láng is a musician currently living in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. He started learning music when he was 11 years old, he studied classical percussion in Cluj-Napoca and jazz drums in Budapest. Since 2017 he has collaborated in collective creations with the artist group Universal Pleasure Factory. Next to his artistic projects, Dániel teaches drums for children.
Bodoki Halmen Zsolt, 1993, studied composition and computer science. He is currently working as a software developer.
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