- About the artist
Beatrix Simkó is a Hungarian dancer, choreographer and media artist. She graduated from the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design in Budapest and Performance Studies in Hamburg. During her eight-year collaboration with the Hungarian Eva Duda Dance Company, she began to create her own performances and media works. In 2015 she was offered a grant by the Theatertreffen International Forum in Berlin, and in recent years she has taken part in many international theatre and dance collaborations; Bern Schlachthaus Theatre, München Rodeo Festival, Berlin Künstlerhaus Bethanian and Ballhaus Ost Berlin. Since 2016 she has been performing #Orpheus#Eurydice a duet created with Zoltán Grecsó, which was awarded the Grand Prize at the Hungarian Festival of Dance in 2018. Her multimedia dance piece, a collaboration with Jenna Jalonen, Long time no see! was selected in the Festival d’Avignon Sujets à Vif program in 2018 and in Aerowaves twenty19 Spring Forward Festival. She is one of the selected artists of the European performing arts program, Creative Crossroads, by Life Long Burning until 2020. She is currently based in Hamburg and Budapest.