The Foundation supports at least 1-2 dance theatre productions and 2-4 site specific productions a year, where both the artists of the Foundation and guest artists are involved. The premier of these productions usually happens in one of the theatres in Budapest, usually at the National Dance Theater or any other site-specific place even in country side.
Beside dance production, the Foundation associates yearly in 2-3 music compositions and at least 1 exhibition.
The Foundation is the main supporter of the BATARITA DANCE COMPANY. Batarita, choreographer, dancer, director is the leader of the company, has graduated as a choreographer at the Hungarian Dance Academy. She is an artist of instinct dance. Her art is unique, painful and physical. Batarita’s works are strongly connected to Asian culture, also inspired by butoh.
The shows of the company were presented in major theatres in Budapest and at Festivals in Hungary and worldwide.
On project basis the Company initiates international collaboration with prestigious artists from Japan, Korea, Mexico, Thailand, Romania, Taiwan, Nigeria.
The company considers off theater presentations an ideal form of experimentation and also a tool to reach new audience for dance. Relation of man and nature is a major subject of most of these works.
More information: www.batarita.com
The Foundation supports its artists to participate at local and international workshops and residency programs.
The Foundation organize workshops held by its artists, gives awards also coaching and mentor program at major art institutions and festivals in Hungary and worldwide recently in Germany, Swiss, Poland, Slovakia, Austria, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, South Korea, Japan, Thailand, Singapore, China, Ecuador, Mexico, ect.
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
The Foundation delegates artists to international art institutions and hosts artist for international projects. The Foundation was involved in projects with Hooyong Performing Arts Center, South-Korea / Japan Foundation – Uchida Fellowship Program, Japan / Royaumont Foundation, Kagura Scholarship, France / Unesco-Aschberg, Bangkok, Thailand / DanceWEB, Vienna, Austria / Cie Ixkizit, Paris, France.
Our teachers are regularly teaching at institutions of higher education. They were invited to The Liszt Academy of Music, University of Theatre and Film, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Metropolitan University, PTE Faculty of Arts in Hungary and to Dance Centre School of Performing Arts in Bangkok, Thailand, Xian Conservatory of Arts.
The Foundation distributes the repertory pieces of its artists all over the world, more than 30 cities already, like Tokyo (J), Yokohama (J), Tottori (J), Bangkok (TH), Ratchaburi (TH), Paris (F), Kalisz (PL), Bytom (PL), Prague (CZ), Bratislava (Slo), Szmoljan (Bul), Vienna (A), Munmak (Kor), Seoul (Kor), Xian (China), Chengdu (China), New York (USA), Guadalajara (Mex), Guanajuato (Mex),Quito (Ecu), Stockholm (Sve), Skopje (Mac), Chiang Mai (TH), Tongyeon (Kor), Jeju (Kor), Dageu (Kor), Busan (Kor), Shanghai (CH), Berlin (Ger), Schlossbröllin (Ger), Krakow (Pl), ect.
The Foundation is the organizer of BODY.RADICAL International Performing Arts Biennial in Budapest and its touring program in Eastern-Europe. From time to time it organizes performances, collaboration works, lectures, exhibitions, film screening and workshops introducing different dance styles techniques and knowledge by invitid artist and teachers from abroad, mainly from Asia.
More information: www.bodyradical.com