The performances cited are reflecting to the public spaces, the consume culture, the politics, and the impossibility of democracy.
- Birds of freedom
In january of 2011. we organized various demonstrations against the hungarian media law. From retrospective one of them called “With paper birds for the freedom of expression” appears, maybe because we organized it in the middle of the hope on success of the protests, counting with the same pro- and counterprotesters. The action consisted of the possibility to express the opinions: writing them on fly-away birds and placing them on trees.
Before and after the performances we held other actions. For instance a rally on the Kossuth square in Pécs:
As parallel audio-art project I started the “TOTAL” tonal-total therapy experiments occasional blog, which was a good place to publish artistic reflexions on politics. Art could be a good therapy to survive current situations. The webpage of TOTAL:
A simple installation with a couple of LEDs, intended to documentung how the passer-by people takes away them.
Then the rain came and changed my concept for a different one.
Presented in Brno, in mai of 2011, during the City strings week-end.
- "Hazám hazám" - Los Angeles Opera
After long uncertainty mainly on hungarian side, in july 2011 the Los Angeles Opera cancelled the presentation of hungarian national opera Bánk Bán (based on drama by József Katona; music: Ferenc Erkel; text: Béni Egressy) planned to november. After this I decided to listen to the excerpt of the piece
at the same place – this video present how i listened to this lightweight edition on 11/11/2011.
Thanks to the Hungarian Eötvös Foundation, who helps me to be 4 months on the university of Santa Barbara.
- Unnecessary lights @ Synoptic (september 2010.)
The organizers of Synoptic visio-audial festival in Pécs asked me to make an installation to the Janus Pannonius street, Pécs. I think that in the cultural capital year there are too many lights in the city. With this work I just wanted to point to this fact with more, and really unnecessary lights placed on the walls and the street.
Some photos, selected from the Synoptic 2010 site: