Artistics Talks Sofia Mavragani #BODY#PLAY#RETHINK#INVENT 2.11.2020. One of ten artist talks and discussions about artistic research in the field of dance focusing on the choreographers’ ideas and practices, curated by Steriani Tsintziloni. In the frame of the 3rd series of artist talks organized as part of the research on artistic research in Greece by Elpida Rikou, artist, anthropologist and founding member of TWIXTlab.
Live reading and video lecture performance, hosted by PAT - Temporary Academy of Arts & Goethe-Institut Athens at Okto Eight. 29.10,2020 : Four people from different disciplines, Aristidi Antonas (architect/writer/artist), Sofia Mavragani (dancer/choreographer), Martha Mavroidi (musician), Elena Tzelepi (philosopher) were invited to a "Wasted Live", a reading of Waste/d publication, published by Temporary Academy of Arts (Elpida Karaba, Despina Zefkili, Yota Ioannidou, Vangelis Vlahos) by Omblos Editions, with the support of Goethe-Institut, Athens
Sofia Mavragani is an Aerowaves Twenty19 Artist
imPROject - November 2019. Second phase of imPROject research program focused on the development of an improvisation technique. With the kind support of The J. F. Costopoulos Foundation and the I. & R.Duncan Dance Research Center.Ongoing Improvisation Research project.
II days of political choreography: thought as a metaphor for dance - participation in the Phd project in philosophy of the department of philosophy of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona in collaboration with La Caldera Barcelona, with the conservatorship of Sara Gómez and Oscar Dassi. 19-20.09.2019
MOUTH- Selected artist in Residency at Neimënster - presentation of a solo in progress performed by Ioanna Paraskevopoulou at Aerowaves Dance Festival Luxembourg. August-September 2019
SPEECHLESS - Cyprus Contemporary Dance Festival, hosted by Rialto Theatre, Lemessos. 12.06.2019
AFTERWORDS - premier at ARC FOR DANCE FESTIVAL, Athens - 23.05.2019. “Afterwords” is the work of Sofia Mavragani that completes the trilogy initiated by the two previous works, “Speechless” and “Lady R.”.
imPROject - October 2018. Ongoing Improvisation Research project. With the kind support of The J. F. Costopoulos Foundation and the I. & R.Duncan Dance Research Center.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by Simon Stevens, Directed by Vaggelis Theodoropoulos. Tzeni Karezi Theatre.Season 2018-2019. Choreography for theatre.
Ulysses by James Joyc, An oratorio, ode to daily life, episodes 11 & 18, directed by Dimitris Agartzidis and Despoina Anastasoglou (Elephas Tiliensis). Athens &Epidaurus Festival. 1-3.07.2019. Choreography for theatre.
SPEECHLESS - premier:2 – 5 June 2018. Theatro Technis Karolos Koun, Athens.
BREAKING ART / Sofia Mavragani & ThanosPolymeneas-Liontiris. Creative Workshop for young choreographers and composers. MEGARON - ATHENS CONCERT HALL. January - March 2018
Working Bodies- Workshop / KALAMATA INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL - 15-17 July 2017. Focused on the status of the dancer as anemployee, Konstantina Bousmpoura (anthropologist/documentarist) and SofiaMavragani (choreographer) create a workshop studying the meaning and the socialdimensions of work (labour).
Lady R. / DOCUMENTA 14ATHENS
26 Μay 2017, 21.30, 8 + 10 April 2017. Avdi Square, Athens. One-woman performance inspired by the lastspeech of Roza Luxemburg. In the frame of the public art work "Monument toRevolution" by Sanja Ivekovic.
DINNER / Mind The FactFESTIVAL - 26, 28, 29 Μay 2017. A performance-dinner with hosts people that livebelow the poverty line or under conditions of homelessness.
SALOS / MEGARON: THE ATHENSCONCERT HALL- 18 February 2017. Salos by Sofia Mavragani, a production of Athens& Epidaurus Festival was presented at Megaron for one show.
playforPORTO/ 19-23September 2016 -in collaboration with Cristina Planas Leitão(dancer-choreographer- teacher) as prt of the artistic activities of Armazem22.
playforSEVILLA / 26-30September 2016 -in collaboration with Antonio Guilles(performer-choreographer- teacher) in the frame of Danza Mobile activities.
playforMARRAKECH / 13-17December 2016 -in collaboration with Hana Tefrati, supported byPriscilla Queen of the Medina Art Center..
With the kind support of THE J. F. COSTOPOULOSFOUNDATION
SALOS / Athens &Epidaurus Festival
4 & 5 July 2016, Peiraios 260, E - the work by Sofia Mavragani has beenpremiered in the frame of Athens & Epidaurus Festival
1,7,8, 14,15,21,22 APRIL /AKTINA Dance Academy Performances -Sofia Mavragani participates in AKTINA'Sperformance series with the creation "MI HEROTERA" performed by theAcademy's graduate Stella Tripolitaki
THE HERO / ON TOUR 2016 - The Hero is Sofia Mavragani’s work performed byNontas Damopoulos. A solo performance based on the concept of Hero snd Heroism.
1 APRIL : Trikala Μinicipality Center, Trikala
3, 4 APRIL: GARAGE Performing Arts Center, Kerkyra
6 APRIL: THEATRODROMIO THEATRE, Kozani
THE HERO / PREMIER -30 NOVEMBER 2015 at PORTA theater, Μesogeion av.59, Athens
PERFORMING TECHNIQUESWORKSHOP / 31 OCTOBER - 1 NOVEMBER - with Sofia Mavragani and Melina Seldes at AKTINADance Academy.
playforREYKJAVIK / 15-21 June 2015 - in collaboration with Saga Sigurdardottir(dancer-choreographer) as part of the education activities of Reykjavik DanceAtelier.
playforBELGADE / 17-22 August 2015 - in collaboration with Sanja Maljkovic (setdesigner-theatrologist) in the frame of Free Dance Academy program organized byΚroz Prozor Fabrika.
playforWELLINGTON / 7-13 September 2015 - in collaboration with Miranda Manasiadis(writer-dramaturg-performer) with the support of Circa Theatre.
playforZAGREB / 19-22 Νovember 2015 - in collaboration with Sonja Pregrad(writer-performer) in the frame of Improspections Festival.
With the kind support of THE J. F. COSTOPOULOSFOUNDATION
AUTOGOAL - 7 JUNE [20.00] at PLAYGROUND for the arts, Voutsara 4-6,Athens
AUTOGOAL - 23 JULY at DANCE DAYS FESTIVAL, Chania, Crete
VISUALIZING SOUND - 21, 22 MARCH 2015 at PLAYGROUND for the arts,Voutsara 4-6, Athens. A research workshop by Yiota Peklari (flamencoand body music artist) and Sofia Mavragani on the ability of the human body toproduce and compose sounds. www.playgroundforthearts.com
THE PARADOX OF THE FUTUREIN THE OCCIDENTAL PARADIGM - 27, 28 NOVEMBER 2014. The new production of Fingersix dedicates itselfto the prediction of the future by means of a divination ritual. Presented in the frame of MIRfestival at RabbitArt and Performance Space, Germanikou 20, Athens, GR. http://www.mirfestival.gr/en/programme.html#
FINGERSIX RESIDENCY AT GARAGEPERFORMING ARTS CENTER - 1-17 NOVEMBER 2014 / creation of the newproduction "THE PARADOX OF A FUTURE IN THE OCCIDENTAL PARADIGM". www.insidegarage.org
GAME STRUCTURES AS TOOL FORIMPROVISATION - 25, 26 OKTOBER 2014 / improvisation workshop atGarage Performing Arts Center, Corfu, GR www.insidegarage.org
GAME STRUCTURES AS TOOL FOR IMPROVISATION - 11, 12 OCTOBER 2014 / improvisation workshop atTwoDots Dance School , Athens, GR https://www.facebook.com/twodotsdanceschool
THE PARADOX OF THE FUTUREIN THE OCCIDENTAL PARADIGM - 28 AUGUST - 9 SEPTEMBER / NAGIB INCUBATORresidency program, MARIBOR, SL. http://nagib.si/2014/programme/nagib-incubator/
playforLEFKOSIA - 18 - 24 MAY 2014 / playforPLACE project at dancehouse Lefkosia in collaboration with Arianna Economou. http://playfor4.wordpress.com/playforplace/playforlefkosia/