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Francesca Woodman the inspiration behind the performance Untitled

Francesca Woodman, american photographer, famous for her black-and-white conceptual photographs which depicted herself. She worked with fragmentation of the body, capturing it in unusual positions, gestures, in motion, framing it within the architecture of a space, in relationship with various objects. She can be considered one of the female artists of the 1970s who used their bodies as a means of visual expression. Woodman also experimented with video; short black-and-white videos, depicting herself, have survived. Surreal compositions combined with a blurred figure, caused by long exposure time, became the trademark of her works. 


28 November -  8 December 2014


The Contemporary Drama Festival Budapest is organized this year for the 12th time, running between 28 November and 8 December. Besides foreign performances, an international conference, workshops, staged reading events, a round table talk and concerts, CDF presents the most progressive and most inspiring theatre performances and projects in its Hungarian Showcase, staying faithful to its original mission. These performances were selected out of the performances that have premiered in the last season and the beginning of the current season, based on the recommendations of a professional jury consisting of seven members.

CDF 2014 Festival Club

There is going to be a Festival Club accompanying the CDF 2014. It is going to be held from 28  November to 6 December. The Festival Club has a special programme this year, because it is organized by a creative team consisting of the interns and volunteers of the festival, who are all taking part in higher education, learning arts and theatre.

The organizers wanted to raise awareness to the young theatre professionals and artists in Hungary. The Festival Club aims to present such artistic initiatives that are known only by a few even in Budapest. Auróra, a freshly opened community place will be the host of the Festival Club (8th district, Auróra utca 11.)