Boglárka Börcsök is an artist and performer. She lives and works in Brussels and Budapest. Since 2011, she has been working internationally as a performer with artists such as Eszter Salamon, Ligia Lewis, Kate McIntosh, Joachim Koester and Tino Seghal among others, shifting between performance, choreography, voice and video.
She participated in Tino Sehgal’s work at documenta (13), Manchester International Festival, Stedelijk Museum, KIASMA – Contemporary Art Museum. She is one of the protagonists of Joachim Koester’s video work The Place of Dead Roads and Maybe This act, This work, This thing presented at the Centre d’Art Contemporain de Genève and the Camden Art Centre.
For the last three years, she has been performing and collaborating in Eszter Salamon’s Monument series: MONUMENT 0: Haunted by Wars (1913-2013) presented at the RuhrTriennale, Centre Pompidou and Festival d’Avignon as well as MONUMENT 0.3: The Valeska Gert, Museum presented at the Villa Empain in Brussels and at Moderna Galerija in Ljubljana in the frame of City of Women, MONUMENT 0.4: Lores&Praxes (rituals of transformation) presented at MKG Hamburg, and KINDL in Berlin, MONUMENT 0.5: The Valeska Gert Monument premiere at Pact Zollverein in Essen.
Currently, Boglárka Börcsök is creating a film featuring elderly Hungarian female dancers, who were between 90 and 101 years old at the moment of filming. The work is made in collaboration with filmmakers Lisa Rave and Andreas Bolm.