This time marriage is the very physical and thought-provoking metaphor of representation, the lack of confidence, human games, gender-questions – in a scenery constructed from the illusion of perfection (a special, huge plexi-pool).
On this evening we can sense a drifting, irresistible force pushing us onwards, allowing us to discover – both as a witness and a participant – the painful pattern of eternal and yet still finite pattern of human games within the internal relations of a family, a micro-community. The choreography is a sensitive and abstract reflection on the problems of ego, miscommunication, racism; questions which are really current in Hungary, Eastern-Europe and Europe at the moment from a social, political and artistic point of view as well.
Hymen was nominated to the Rudolf Laban award dedicated to the best contemporary dance pieces of 2012.
“The new piece of CIE Pal Frenak, entitled Hymen is a pulsating,
powerful and deeply thrilling performance…”