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Eszter Salamon (DE/HU)
Eszter Salamon is a choreographer, dancer and performer.
She is the author of solos "What A Body You Have, Honey" (2001) and “Giszelle” (2001) in collaboration with Xavier Le Roy, "Reproduction" (2004), a piece for eight dancers, "Magyar Tàncok" (2005) with Hungarian folk dancers and musicians, “Nvsbl” (2006), a film-choreography in collaboration with Bojana Cvejic "AND THEN" (2007) and together with Arantxa Martinez, the concert-performance "Without You I Am Nothing" (2007) starring Lukas Minkus and Ramon Pozo, "Dance#1/Driftworks" (2008), in collaboration with Christine De Smedt, "Voice Over" (2009), a piece commissioned and interpreted by Cristina Rizzo, "Dance for Nothing" (2010) and with Peter Böhm, Bojana Cvejic and Cédric Dambrain "TALES OF THE BODILESS" (2011).
Her work has been widely presented in Europe and Asia. As a dancer, she collaborated with Sidonie Rochon, Mathilde Monnier and François Verret. Her work in music theatre includes assistance to the opera “Theater der Wiederholungen” (2003) by Bernhard Lang staged by Xavier Le Roy at Steirischer Herbst Festival, Graz and staging the music of Karim Haddad in the frame of the project “Seven attempted escapes from Silence” (2005) at Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin. In 2008, she participates in 6Month1Location, an artistic research project based on self-organisation and self-education at the CCN, Montpellier. In 2009, together with the same group of artists, she co-curates and takes part in the festival In-Presentable09, Madrid.
In 2009, Eszter Salamon developswith Christine De Smedt “Transformers”, aresearch project for a group choreography through workshops and artist residencies in Brussels, Madrid, PAF-St. Erme, Mexico City, Vienna, Tokyo and Stockholm. Following up “Transformers”, Salamon and De Smedt presented during ImpulsTanz 2011 in Vienna their duet piece "Dance#2". "Melodrama", is a solo ‘documentary performance’, premiered in June 2012 in the context of Berlin Documentary Forum 2 at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin.