IF YOU REMEMBER, THAT MEANS YOU WEREN’T EVEN THERE

Interview with Ferenc Hammer about the Black Hole and the subcultures around 1989
2020.05.03.

The Black Hole (1988-1994) was a legendary club in Budapest in Golgota street. It was the first place in the country to gather underground subcultures, and its history is linked with the political changes of 1989. We had a chat with Ferenc Hammer, the chair of the Media and Communication department at ELTE about young people, politics, punk and H&M’s Ramones t-shirts. INTERVIEW BY PANNI PUSKÁS. More

A SHORT HISTORY OF HUNGARIAN CIVIL SOCIETY

An interview with Balázs Gerencsér, the head of the NIOK (Non-profit Information and Training Center) Foundation
2020.03.24.

Soros, Fidesz, civilians, lobby, socialism and the bourgeois values, plus the Vatican and the C8. Through the history of the Hungarian civil society organisations we can in fact trace the journey of Hungarian democracy. And with a little bit of luck, like we have now, our guide making sense of the chaos will be Balázs Gerencsér, the head of the NIOK (Non-profit Information and Training Center) Foundation. AN INTERVIEW BY PANNI PUSKÁS. More

IDENTICAL TRACKLISTS

MDLSX / Motus (IT), Trafó
2019.03.25.

Silvia Calderoni’s show makes us behave like the voyeurs of a peep show. The only difference is that she shows us not only her body, but the anxiety and pain as well caused by her physical otherness. A REVIEW BY PANNI PUSKÁS. More

“WHERE THERE IS COWARDICE, WINKING RETURNS”

A conversation with Róbert Alföldi
2019.02.15.

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. AN INTERVIEW BY PANNI PUSKÁS. More