Emese Kovács

Hungarian dancer based in Budapest. After studying at Budapest Contemporary Dance Academy she received her BA degree at Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno (CZ) in dance and movement theatre in 2016. During her studies she spent half year in Brussels at dance studio Danscentrumjette as a trainee with a scholarship. She is founding and permanent member of multidisciplinary site-sensitive company Ziggurat Project as a dancer and a creator. She has cooperated among others with Philippe Genty Company (FR), Zero Ballet Company (HU), choreographers Tereza Vejsada Leopoldová & Lukáš Leopold (CZ), Batarita and Márta Ladjánszki. In 2013 she was scholarship holder of Batarita Dance Company, in 2016 resident artist of L1 Association, from 2017 member of L1 Association as a dancer. Her long-term research interest as a maker is objectification and subjectivity of the human body, her pieces dealing with this topic: this thing here is complex (and good to be sold), Bunny Wants to Die, Fragile, Little Magic Box of Harmony.