filmmaker, dancefilm researcher, curator

Born in Pécs, Hungary, 1981

currently lives and works in Budapest, Hungary

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>STUDIES

2018                Doctor of Liberal Arts (University of Theatre and Film Arts Budapest)>>

2013-2017        University of Theatre and Film Arts Budapest, Doctoral School

2009-2012        Department of Modern Literatures and Literary Theory of the Faculty of the Humanities, University of Pécs, Doctoral School

2000-2009        University of Pécs, Faculty of the Humanities, Department of Modern Literatures and Literary Theory

2000-2009       University of Pécs, comparative literature, communication and media studies, film and visual culture, classical philology and linguistics, romology

>FILMOGRAPHY (SELECTED)

Léthé | Lethe

experimental dancefilm / installation, HU-IS-IT 2019

director, concept, producer

Unstern

experimental dancefilm / 3 channel installation, HU 2013-2018

director, concept, producer   

La Cour des Miracles

3rd hour of a 13-hour-long collective dance film project

experimental dancefilm, FR-HU-GB 2013-2018

director, concept, producer    

Naked Eye | Naked Eye

experimental dancefilm / 2 channel installation, HU-IS-IT 2017-2018

director, concept, producer    

Magyarország 2015 –Hommage á Miklós Jancsó No1. De Mey-parafrázisok | Hungary 2015 –Hommage á Miklós Jancsó No1 De Mey Paraphrases

experimental dancefilm / 2 channel installation, HU-MX 2015

director, concept, producer     

Wild Horses | Wild Horses

experimental dancefilm / 3 channel installation, HU-MX 2014-2015

director, producer                      

Isten báránya | Agnus Dei

experimental dancefilm, 2013

director, producer                                                             

Lábnyomok | Footprints

dancefilm, CAN-HU, 2012

co-producer

K | K –Kafka’s Words in Movements

experimental dancefilm, FR-HU, 2011

director, producer

November Inside | November Inside                                   

experimental dancefilm, HU, 2011

director, producer

HANDKE | HANDKE

experimental dancefilm, HU, 2011

director, producer

Homokszék | Sandchair

experimental dancefilm, HU, 2009

director, producer

Alma | Apple

dancefilm, HU, 2008

producer (dir: Igor&Ivan Buharov)

Etűdök I-II. | Etudes I-II.

dancefilm, HU, 2007

producer, performer (dir: Grunwalsky Ferenc)

Konnektor | Socket

dancefilm, HU, 2007

producer (dir: Pálfi György)

Temetőfilm | Mourning Movie

TV documentary, HU, 2003

director

Korlátok | Limits

TV documentary, HU, 2003

director

 

>GROUP EXHIBITIONS, PERFORMANCES

​2019               BODY's slim 4 exhibition at L1danceFest 2019>>

curator: Zsolt Koroknai DLA

2019                Broken Projects: The Loneliness of the Short Distance Runner

performers: Tamás BAKÓ, Dóra Ida SZŰCS, Réka SZŰCS

visual artists: Marcell ANDRISTYÁK, Dániel ESZTER, Réka HARSÁNYI, Marianna RUDAS, Réka SZŰCS, Rudolf VÁRHEGYI

Artus Studio, Budapest, Hungary

2018               BODY's slim 3 exhibition at L1danceFest 2018>>

curator: Zsolt Koroknai DLA

2017               BODY's slim 2 exhibition at L1danceFest 2017>>

curator: Zsolt Koroknai DLA

artists: Harsányi Réka DLA (H) & Szűcs Dóra Ida (H) & Bolcsó Bálint DLA (H), Szűcs Réka (H), Horváth Helén Sára (H), Koroknai Zsolt DLA & Ladjánszki Márta (H) & Kovács Noémi (H), Lakat Andrea (H)

2017                Broken Projects: The Loneliness of the Short Distance Runner

performers: Tamás BAKÓ, Dóra Ida SZŰCS, Réka SZŰCS

visual artists: Marcell ANDRISTYÁK, Dániel ESZTER, Réka HARSÁNYI, Marianna RUDAS, Réka SZŰCS, Rudolf VÁRHEGYI

Artus Studio, Budapest, Hungary

2016                BODY's slim exhibition at L1danceFest 2016>>

curator: Zsolt Koroknai DLA

artists: Valencia James (BDS); Réka Harsányi & Dóra Ida Szűcs (H); Réka Szűcs (H); Helén Sára Horváth (H); Zsolt Koroknai & Márta Ladjánszki (H)

2016                Broken O

performers: Tamás BAKÓ, Péter LIPKA, Zoltán NAGY, Dóra Ida SZŰCS

visual artists: Réka HARSÁNYI, Réka SZŰCS

Artus Studio, Budapest, Hungary

video documentation>>

2015                Broken Z

performers: Tamás BAKÓ, Geovanni Adrián Pérez Ortega (MX)

visual artists: Réka HARSÁNYI, Réka SZŰCS

live music: Tamás BERNÁTH Atom

Artus Studio, Budapest, Hungary

video documentation>>

2015                Dancefilm in the Gallery

open discussion accompanied by film excerpts & live dance performance

artists: Marcell ANDRISTYÁK, Dóra Ida SZŰCS, Réka Szűcs, Imre VASS

MAMÜ Gallery, Budapest

video documentation of the performance>>

2014                The State of Things

artists: Gábor ÁFRÁNY, Réka HARSÁNYI, Juli LACZKÓ, Zoltán SZEGEDY-MASZÁK, Réka Szűcs, Andrea Sztojánovits

contemporary dancer: Dóra Ida SZŰCS

Várgaléria, Veszprém, Hungary

video documentation>>

2012                BESITES

performers: Tamás BAKÓ, Laura Vera Esperanza (MX), Heléna Hrotkó, Juli Lányi, Caroline Lemiere (FR), Giovanni Adrián Pérez (MX), Sándor Petrovics, Reynaldo Martínez Santiago (MX), Dóra Ida Szűcs

visual artists: Viktor Bóna, Dávid Ebner, Gergely Molnár, Péter Várnai

mentor artists: Tamás BAKÓ, Réka SZŰCS

 

>CURATORIAL WORK (SELECTED)

2006-               artistic director of Értékmegőrző | SAFE Contemporary Art Studio and Filmarchive, current

webpage>>

2006-               curator, Apodosz Moving Image Collection, current

webpage>>

2018                curator, Dance Day Film Night, current

webpage>>

2016-2017        assistant curator, dladla100 - exhibition of Hungarian University of Fine Arts Doctoral School

webpage>>

2013-2014        Hungarian project manager, Hopes & Memories Project (CZ-FR-HU-SK-RSA)

Hungarian organizer: Zero Ballet

webpage>>

2012-2014        Hungarian project leader, EQUINOXE Project (FR-HU-MX-SK)

Hungarian organizer: Apodosz Foundation | SAFE Art Studio

webpage>>

2012                visual artist mentor, BESITES>> (FR-HU-MX)

organizer: Apodosz Foundation - Értékmegőrző | SAFE Art Studio

webpage>>

2010                project assistant, Opening Our Closed Shops Budapest>>

international workshop for literateurs and fine artists organized by JAK & ACAX

webpage>>

2009-2010        project assistant ’K et la piste du château’ (BG-FR-HU-RO)

Hungarian organizer: Gesztus Műhely Egyesület | Gesture Workshop Association

2007-2009        project leader, Dance/Film/Work/Shop

 

>TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2019                guest lecturer, FWD Dance Company, Reykjavik, Iceland

2018-2019       part-time teacher, University of Theatre and Film Arts Budapest

​2018                guest lecturer, Movimiento en movimiento Mexico City, Mexico

2013                guest lecturer, Durban University of Technology, Durban Republic of South Africa

dance film

webpage>>

2009                guest lecturer, ’Europe –Land of Hope’ Youth Exchange Summer Academy

dance film

2008-2011        part-time teacher, Department of Film and Visual Studies, University of Pécs

 

>WORK EXPERIENCE (SELECTED)

2012-               doctoral secretary, Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Doctoral School

2012-2017       habilitation secretary, Hungarian University of Fine Arts

webpage>>

2011                artistic manager, Éva Duda Dance Company

webpage>>

2010-2013        member of the committee, Hungarian National Film Office

2008                press and PR assistant, Kalligram Publisher

webpage>>

2008                press and PR assistant, Budapest Contemporary Dance Academy

webpage>>

2007-2008        artistic director, YBL Palace Art Centre, Budapest

2004-2007        general manager, BEM Art Cinema, Budapest

>AWARDS:

’Best Dance Film’ Mediawave 2016 student jury (Wild Horses)

’Best Dance Film’ Mediawave 2014 (Agnus Dei)

’Festival Award’ 2010.: T-Junction Video Dance Biennale 2010. Nurenberg (Sandchair)

>FESTIVAL APPEARANCES (SELECTED):

2017    Another Experiment by Women Film Festival           New York            (Wild Horses)

           Festival Internacional de Videodanza de la CDMK   Mexico City         (Wild Horses)

2016    dança em foco                                                          Rio de Janeiro      (Agnus Dei)

                                                                                                                       (Wild Horses)

2015    Best of Experimental Film Festival Portland at Chicago Filmmakers

                                                                                             Chicago               (Agnus Dei)

Best of Experimental Film Festival Portland at Winnipeg Film Group

                                                                                             Winnipeg             (Agnus Dei)

2014    Another Experiment by Women Film Festival           New York             (Agnus Dei)

2012    San Francisco Dance Film Festival 'Official Selection'

(excerpt: 'First Part: SOLOS')                                                    San Francisco      (HANDKE)

            Cuerpo Digital Bolivia                                                La Paz                 (HANDKE)

                                                                                                                          (K –Kafka’s Word’s in Movements)

            InShadow Festival                                                      Lisbon                 (HANDKE)

2011    InShadow Festival                                                       Lisbon                 (Sandchair)

            Il Coreografo Elettronico                                            Napoli                  (Sandchair)

 

>SCHOLARSHIPS

2018     Hungarian National Cultural Fund    research scholarship         International Video Dance 

Festival of Burgundy Cerisy-la-salle, Normandy 

2018    Hungarian National Cultural Fund    research scholarship          La Casa del Herrero 

Petrolio, Torralba de Ribota, Zaragoza 

2018    Hungarian National Cultural Fund    research scholarship          FWD Dance Company, Reykjavik, Iceland

2017    Hungarian National Cultural Fund research scholarship             Vo’Arte Lisbon

2017    Hungarian National Cultural Fund research scholarship             Residency Eina Danz Norway

2017    ERASMUS+                                                                                     Reykjavik

2016    ERASMUS+                                                                                     Lisbon

2012    „Újbuda Mecénás” artist scholarship                                  

2011    Hungarian National Cultural Fund artist scholarship

2011    Hungarian National Cultural Fund artist scholarship                   Cinedans Amsterdam

2010    Hungarian National Cultural Fund artist scholarship

2010    Hungarian National Cultural Fund research scholarship             Budapest

2010    Hungarian National Cultural Fund research scholarship             MIR Athens

2010    Hungarian National Cultural Fund research scholarship             LOIKKA Helsinki

 

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For Awards and Screenings, please visit homepage>>.

CV (pdf)>>

portfolio (pdf)>>

photo: Dóra Ida Szűcs

© ​RÉKA SZŰCS | info@rekaszucs.com 

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