Structures

The video was created at Budapest Contemporary Dance Academy as a solo project of Ivona. The film and dance itself are dealing with the relation object-symbol; how an object accepts meanings and how our body can do the same.

  • Ivona Medić
    Director
  • Ivona Medić
    Producer
  • Ivona Medić
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    1 minute 16 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 5, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    0 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Hungary
  • Country of Filming:
    Hungary
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • Christmas Contemporary Picnic, Trafó House of Contemporary Arts
    Budapest
    Hungary
    13.12.2017
Distribution Information
  • Budapest Kortárstánc Főiskola
    Country: Hungary
    Rights: Theatrical
Director Biography - Ivona Medić

Ivona is a Budapest based dancer, born on November 25th 1995 in Pula, Croatia.

Ivona made her first dance steps when she was three years old under the leadership of a recognized Croatian artist, Slavica Šenk. Following the next 10 years she had been trained in ballet, modern and urban dances; acquired numerous dance and acting experiences. At this young age she attended dance competitions and had been rewarded with several different certificates for her performances and her first choreographic work.

By the age of 19 she started teaching sets of trainings which included several different projects meant for young dancers and actors to get in touch with contemporary dance and artistic creativity. As a part of the movement, she started teaching young actors of the independent theatres in her country. She continued to improve her knowledge by applying to numerous dance workshops and working with artists as Jeremy Lepine, Remy Tilburg, Sharon June, Johannes Hartl, Alexandra Dolgova, Rossalind Crisp, Joe Alegado, Matija Ferlin, Ana Mrak, Sven Bahat, Andràs Dèri, Rasmus Olme and others.

In 2016 she got engaged professionaly in an intensive 7 months program called ''Structured Practice ZDC (Strukturirana Praksa ZPC)'', ment for young professional dancers to develop their skills through work with many recognized European dance and theater choreographers. Throughout this program she had been trained by Benjamin Bac, Michèle Swennen, Joanne Leighton, Benjamin Boar and Thierry Smits.

2014/2015 Association for Performing Arts ProstorPlus, Rijeka / ''To follow me'' - Ivana Kalc, ''Fibres'' - Kate Foley
2016 Structured Practice ZDC with Thierry Smits (Cie Thor) / ''IGOWEGOYOU?'' @ 33rd Dance Week Festival
2016 ''Virtual Performing Project - iBody'' / Sven Bahat
2016 Oriantheatre Dance Company / ''Summer Collection by M.F.''
Presently, Ivona is a first year BA student at Budapest Contemporary Dance Academy (Budapest Kortárstánc Főiskola) where she works with recognized artists and dancers of Hungarian and European dance scene; Zsuzsa Rozsavolgyi, Ivàn Angelus, Tamás Bakó, Marco Torrice, Joe Alegado, Peter Cseri, Mate Meszaros, Kováts Tibor, Várnagy Kristóf, Hód Adrienn, Tijen Lawton, Lorinc Katalin, Vass Imre and others. Her studies include full time education in contemporary dance, ballet, Hungarian folk dance and creative works. In the frame of academic education she choreographed several performances and video installations.

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