10-12 May 2022
With an academic background in economics, Barna worked as controlling director for Sziget Ltd., the organizer of the most important outdoor festival of the region. After becoming the manager of Cie Pal Frenak, a well-known Hungarian-French choreographer’s company, he founded Pro Progressione a decade ago. The socially engaged creative hub has become the most important link between Hungarian independent art organizations and artists and international collaborations. Our focus is on cooperation and collaboration between artists coming from different artistic background and having an interdisciplinary approach.
We are working with both emerging and established artists as well as small scale independent organizations and recently with bigger public institutions also, in order to foster their international relations and implement new type, contemporary of artistic projects together.
Personally active in the art community, he served already as board member of the Association of the Hungarian Independent Theatres and was the advisory board member of the IETM, the most important European network for the independent performing scene. Since 2019 he is the board member of MitOst e.V., one of the most important German NGO in the field of culture and civil fields.