Program Black Box
The solo performance Ǝ V A is the narration in a story of wandering.
The extension and prolongation beyond what is normal.
The path that connects us to the past and changes time through the endless charms that move our world.
— In a place that becomes narrower and narrower she wants to dream of horizons —
- Concept & performance: Evangelia Rantou
- Artistic collaborator: Mary Rantou
- Music: Sotiris Kalodikis (Sotus Bo)
- Lighting design: Antonis Chondroyiannis
- Filmography & video editing: Myrto Gatsiou
- Production: Garage|21
- With the support of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports for 2020-21
Evangelia Randou is a graduate of the National School of Dance (Athens). As a performer, she has collaborated with Dimitris Papaioannou, Alexandra Waierstall, Yiorgos Lanthimos, Efi Birba, Athina Tsagaris, and the dance companies Sinequanon, Xit, Griffon, Quasi Stellar, and Lathos Kinisi, among others. Since 2016, he has been collaborating with the Department of Music Studies of the Ionian University, teaching kinesiology workshops, as part of the postgraduate programme (Composition and Physical Education, under Dimitris Marangopoulos). She is co-founder, with Mary Rantou, of the Corfu-based company Garage|21, with which she produced, as a choreographer, her works Her: A Portrait Of Changes (2019) and Φφ | Between Space And Time It’s All Movement (2020). Garage|21’s vision is to promote the art of dance through a variety of artistic activities and to research new kinetic forms and textures. Through the collaborations it seeks, the company aspires, among other things, to promote the work of emerging artists from various fields of contemporary creation. Ǝ V A is the company’s third production.