Sympraxis | 3rd cycle results

[80 MIN DANCE PERFORMANCE OF 15 GROUP SCENES]

10 meetings |30 hours|15 creators|15 group pieces|4 presentations

80 min dance performance presenting 15 semi-structured individual group pieces co-created and performed by the participants of the workshop, following the research paths and the moderators’ advice (Sofia Kondylia / dance, architecture, Pantelis Ntzialas / music). At this stage, the research intended to explore the sympraxis of architects, dancers and musicians/composers, attempting a kinesthetic combination of Architecture, Dance and Music in the group dance making.

The 3rd circle of “Architecture + Dance” research was composed of sixteen participants and was held during October – November 2017 (five weeks). It was hosted at “Aktina” Higher Professional Dance School having the support of the School and “Trial + Error” Crossarts Research Group (Non-profit Organisation).
Co-creation, Interpretation: 3rd “Architecture + Dance” Workshop
Alexandra Domniki-Drandaki (Dance), Anastasia Triamataki (Dance), Vicky Alexandraki (Dance), Eirini-Nikoletta Avgerinou (Dance), Elena Dalamara (Architecture, Dance, Music/Singing), Eleni Konstantopoulou (Dance, Music), Elli Symeon (Architecture), Erato Choli (Architecture, Dance), Evi Thanella (Dance, Creative Playing), Iris Athanasiadi (Architecture, Dance, Music/Singing), Lina Ioannidou (Dance), Lydia Lentzari (Dance), Marianna Solomonidou (Architecture, Dance), Mirto Charalambous (Dance), Faidra Apostolika (Architecture), Giorgos Amentas (Dance, Music)
Music design: Pantelis Ntzialas & the musicians of the team
Space design: Sofia Kondylia & the architects of the team
Costume Selection, Light Design: Sofia Kondylia and the creators
Graphic Design: Marianna Solomonidou, Sofia Kondylia
Video/photo documentation: Marina Fragkioudaki, Mariana Bolano
Video artist: Marina Fragkioudaki
Research conduction, Artistic advice, Coordination: Sofia Kondylia
Production: “Trial + Error” Crossarts Research Group
NOV 03 – 04 – 05, 2017

Art Factory – Technostasio, Athens

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Documentation of the work

First part

1. Mobile Immobility > Please deactivate your need to look at your mobile phones. ||| Idea: Iris Athanasiadi / Co-creation, interpretation: the whole group / Space design: Iris Athanasiadi / Sound design, composition: Iris Athanasiadi & the ensemble / Research conduction, creative advice: Sofia Kondylia
2. Οort > Research on transitional space: the passage as a floating territory that interrupts continuity. ||| Idea: Mirto Charalampous / Co-creation, interpretation: Alexandra-Domniki Drandaki / Space design: Elli Symeon / Sound design, composition: Pantelis Ntzialas & Mirto Charalampous / Creative advice: Sofia Kondylia, Pantelis Ntzialas / Research conduction: Sofia Kondylia
3. Hierarchical relationships > I am tired of your demands… I am master of myself? ||| Idea: Eleni Konstantopoulou / Co-creation, interpretation: Lydia Lentzari, Erato Choli, Elena Dalamara & the ensemble / Space design: Eleni Konstantopoulou, Faidra Apostolika / Sound design, composition: Pantelis Ntzialas, Eleni Konstantopoulou & the ensemble / Creative advice: Sofia Kondylia, Pantelis Ntzialas / Research conduction: Sofia Kondylia
4. Dis-ability > Is a deficient body dis-abled? Is a non dis-abled body deficient? Two bodies meet each other. ||| Idea: Lydia Lentzari / Co-creation, interpretation: Vicky Alexandraki, Evi Thanella, Eleni Konstantopoulou, Lydia Lentzari / Space design: Lydia Lentzari, Faidra Apostolika / Sound design, composition: Pantelis Ntzialas & Lydia Lentzari / Creative advice: Sofia Kondylia, Pantelis Ntzialas / Research conduction: Sofia Kondylia
5. Belonging – sensing the space of > Surrounds without limiting. Acceptance touches and can be touched – it is a soft texture. Movement spins timelessly in the uniquely common present. Deep readiness. You do fit in the egg! ||| Idea: Evi Thanella / Co-creation, interpretation:  Alexandra-Domniki Drandaki, Anastasia Triamataki, Vicky Alexandraki, Iris Athanasiadi, Lina Ioannidou, Mirto Charalampous, Giorgos Amentas, Marianna Solomonidou / Space design: Evi Thanella, Marianna Solomonidou / Sound design, composition: Evi Thanella & the ensemble / Research conduction, creative advice: Sofia Kondylia
6. Sym-biotic space > Interactions in searching for “vital” space in the dual system of “I” + “the other”. ||| Idea: Elena Dalamara / Co-creation, interpretation: Lina Ioannidou, Anastasia Triamataki, Giorgos Amentas, Iris Athanasiadi, Marianna Solomonidou, Eirini-Nikoletta Avgerinou, Erato Choli, Elli Symeon / Space design: Elena Dalamara & the ensemble / Sound design, composition: Bob Marley, Pantelis Ntzialas & Elena Dalamara / Creative advice: Sofia Kondylia, Pantelis Ntzialas / Research conduction: Sofia Kondylia
7. Body, recall > How does memory work on bodies? What marks them? Space and time experience through body memory. ||| Idea: Elli Symeon / Co-creation, interpretation: Vicky Alexandraki, Eleni Konstantopoulou, Mirto Charalampous, Lydia Lentzari, Eirini-Nikoleta Avgerinou, Faidra Apostolika / Space design: Elli Symeon / Sound design, composition:  Elli Symeon & the ensemble / Creative advice, research conduction: Sofia Kondylia /  
8. Just do it > Options, limits. I. The others. Me and the others. Me and the world. Loneliness. Coexistence. Space. Thoughts. Black. Light blue. Observer. Corners. Curves. ||| Idea: Alexandra-Domniki Drandaki / Co-creation, interpretation:  Giorgos Amentas, Elena Dalamara, Evi Thanella, Lina Ioannidou, Marianna Solomonidou / Space design: Alexandra-Domniki Drandaki , Elli Symeon & the ensemble / Sound design, composition: Alexandra-Domniki Drandaki & the ensemble / Research conduction, creative advice: Sofia Kondylia

Second part

9. Fumbling in penumbra > “[…] according to the criteria of oriental aesthetics […] the term of birth and the existence of ([…] beauty) is the darkness and the ambiguity, as if in a dream”. J.Tanizaki, “In Praise of Shadows” ||| Idea: Erato Choli / Co-creation, interpretation: Anastasia Triamataki, Giorgos Amentas, Marianna Solomonidou / Space design: Erato Choli / Sound design, composition: Pantelis Ntzialas & Erato Choli / Creative advice: Sofia Kondylia, Pantelis Ntzialas / Research conduction: Sofia Kondylia
10. The deterministic moment > “… The impulsive compulsion for a never ending visual alertness that captures the moment and its eternity…” Cartier-Bresson Henri ||| Idea: Vicky Alexandraki / Co-creation, interpretation: Faidra Apostolika, Eirini-Nikoletta Avgerinou, Evi Thanella, Eleni Konstantopoulou, Lydia Lentzari, Elli Symeon, Mirto Charalampous / Space design: Vicky Alexandraki, Elli Symeon, Faidra Apostolika / Sound design, composition: Vicky Alexandraki & the ensemble/ Research conduction, creative advice: Sofia Kondylia
11. Liberate the limit > Is there freedom at the limit? Is there a limit to freedom? Can a limit function as a transition towards a reformulation of me? ||| Idea: Eirini-Nikoleta Avgerinou / Co-creation, interpretation: Marianna Solomonidou / Space design: Elli Symeon / Sound design, composition: Pantelis Ntzialas & Eirini-Nikoleta Avgerinou / Creative advice: Sofia Kondylia, Pantelis Ntzialas / Research conduction: Sofia Kondylia
12. Aesthetics – Evolution > Aesthetics: the perception of reality through sensations. How does this sense transform from era to era? ||| Idea: Faidra Apostolika / Co-creation, interpretation: Anastasia Triamataki, Vicky Alexandraki, Elena Dalamara, Eleni Konstantopoulou, Elli Symeon, Lina Ioannidou, Eirini-Nikoletta Avgerinou / Space design: Faidra Apostolika  Sound design, composition: Pantelis Ntzialas, Faidra Apostolika & the ensemble/ Creative advice: Sofia Kondylia, Pantelis Ntzialas / Research conduction: Sofia Kondylia
13. Windows > […]“but the windows are not there to be found— / or at least I cannot find them. And perhaps / it is better that I don’t find them. / Perhaps the light will prove another tyranny”. […] K.P. Kavafy *(translation by Edmund Keeley/Philip Sherrard) ||| Idea: Marianna Solomonidou / Co-creation, interpretation: Alexandra-Domniki Drandaki, Giorgos Amentas, Erato Choli, Mirto Charalampous / Space design: Marianna Solomonidou / Sound design, composition: Pantelis Ntzialas & Marianna Solomonidou / Creative advice: Sofia Kondylia, Pantelis Ntzialas / Research conduction: Sofia Kondylia
14. Love & Death > If love is the driving force that gives birth to everything… then what is death? What is the relationship between them? ||| Idea: Lina Ioannidou / Co-creation, interpretation: Iris Athanasiadi, Alexandra-Domniki Drandaki, Elena Dalamara / Space design: Lina Ioannidou / Sound design, composition: Pantelis Ntzialas, Lina Ioannidou & the ensemble / Creative advice: Sofia Kondylia, Pantelis Ntzialas / Research conduction: Sofia Kondylia
15. Sound as a medium > Sound is what places us in the present. How much do we hear? Close your eyes or peek if you want, but still, listen. Have a good hearing! ||| Idea: Giorgos Amentas / Co-creation, interpretation: the whole group / Space design: the ensemble / Sound design, composition:  Giorgos Amentas & the ensemble / Research conduction: Sofia Kondylia
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