The first weekend of the Interferences Festival was rich with exhibitions, concerts, book-presentations and workshops.
In addition to the invited performances, the Festival's motto, “stories of the body”, can also be found in an art exhibition which opened on Friday. Gábor Tompa, the director of the Festival, curated the exibition, selecting theme-relevant works from the Fine Arts Museum of Cluj. The photogram exhibition of the versatile artist Josef Nadj opened on Sunday at the IAGA – International Art Gallery Angels (the exhibition is open daily during the Festival from 9:30 am to 7 pm).
Several book-presentation were held over the week-end. As part of Nemira Publisher's Yorick collection which focuses on theatre, the first Romanian translation of works by theatre artists Jerzy Grotowski, Peter Brook and K. S. Stanislavski were presented at Tranzit House by the translators. On Sunday, George Banu's The Personal Theatre, Monologues of Unfullfillment and The Modern Theatre were presented at TIFF House with Mr. Banu present. On December 1 the series of book presentations will continue with the presentation of the English edition of Gábor Tompa’s private theatrical dictionary, label curtain. All books may be purchased throughout the Festival in the foyer of the theatre.
Photos about the events in the Photogallery.