A SHORT HISTORY OF HUNGARIAN CIVIL SOCIETY
Revizor+ /

A SHORT HISTORY OF HUNGARIAN CIVIL SOCIETY

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

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. More

LASTING FRIENDSHIPS
Theatre /

LASTING FRIENDSHIPS

An interview with Philip Arnoult

When someone speaks about US and Hungarian theatrical relationships, you cannot miss his name. Philip Arnoult, head of the Center for International Theatre Development (CITD) says that he spent his whole life in different spaces waiting for something to happen. And it was worth doing it. More

“IT WOULD BE A SHAME TO WIPE IT OFF THE MAP”
Revizor+ /

“IT WOULD BE A SHAME TO WIPE IT OFF THE MAP”

András Török, the former president of the National Cultural Fund.

Its launch in 1994 was glorious and full of hope. It was an independent organization set out to finance culture. It was gradually subjugated, then engulfed by the ministry, by power. More

LOOK AROUND YOU AND LIVE YOUR OWN LIFE!
Theatre /

LOOK AROUND YOU AND LIVE YOUR OWN LIFE!

AN interview with Deborah Zoe Laufer

Deborah Zoe Laufer's comedy The Last Schwartz was put on stage at Belvárosi Színház in October. We invited the author to talk about tradition, religion, disintegrating cultures and Tchekhov. AN INTERVIEW BY ÁGNES MERÉNYI. More

IDENTICAL TRACKLISTS
Theatre /

IDENTICAL TRACKLISTS

MDLSX / Motus (IT), Trafó

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

OBSESSION AND GOOD WILL IN MANHATTAN
Books /

OBSESSION AND GOOD WILL IN MANHATTAN

László Krasznahorkai: Spadework for a Palace

Krasznahorkai is no stranger to the depiction of seclusion and solitude as the necessary (and sometimes almost sufficient) component of creative work, and to the bitter romanticism of how extremely lonesome everyone is in this world. A REVIEW BY JÓZSEF NAGYGÉCI KOVÁCS. More

„I WON’T SAY YES TO ANYTHING JUST TO WORK IN AMERICA”
Film /

„I WON’T SAY YES TO ANYTHING JUST TO WORK IN AMERICA”

A chat with Mátyás Erdély, the cinematographer of Son of Saul and Sunset

He wasn’t rolling in offers after the Oscar for Saul, but he does not see it as a tragedy.
We contacted Mátyás Erdély in London, where he is shooting the new Jude Law film.
An Interview by TAMÁS SOÓS. More