Three Times Three #2

Tuesday 19 March 2024 | 21:00
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Under the curation of composer and researcher Spyros Polychronopoulos (Spyweirdos), the monthly performances Three Times Three bring together people from the fields of contemporary dance and experimental music, in order to create a code between them, a language of communication that will be valid as long as the meeting lasts.

Three musicians meet three dancers at a time. At the beginning of the evening, three random couples are drawn by lot and improvise for 15 minutes. The evening ends with all participants joining together for 30 minutes.

The second meeting of the season involves:

Stephanos Chytiris – drums

Thanos Polymeneas-Liontiris – double bass, electronics

Spyros Polychronopoulos – electronics

Candy Carra – dance

Despina Sanida-Krezia – dance

Theano Xydia – dance

Drummer Stephanos Chytiris completed his musical studies in America. He participates in groups of the New York improvisation scene. He develops his personal works in collaboration with Bram De Looze, Luca Rosenfeld, Daniel Carter, Ingrid Laubrock, Todd Neufeld, Pascal Niggenkemper, Billy Mintz, Tony Malaby. The “Flux Project – Pyr|n” is his first album. It was recorded in 2014 and produced by drummer Michael Carvin. In March 2017, the “Egata” vinyl was released.

Thanos Polymeneas-Liontiris is a musician, composer and educator. His work includes audiovisual installations, algorithmic and interactive performances, musical theatre and situational environments. He has written music for theatre and dance performances. From 2011 to 2018, he taught in the performing arts departments of Falmouth, Brighton, Sussex and Ionian Universities. Since 2019, she has been teaching at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

Spyros Polychronopoulos is an assistant professor at the Department of Music Technology and Acoustics of the Hellenic Mediterranean University. As a music composer, he has released over twenty personal albums, As a musician, he has presented numerous concerts in Greece and abroad.

Candy Karra is a dancer, choreographer and performer, a graduate of the M.E.T. of Visual Arts of the Athens School of Fine Arts. As a performer, she has participated in festivals in Greece, Cyprus, Germany, Spain and the USA. Her co-created works have been presented at the Festival of Young Choreographers of the Onassis Cultural Center, in Miniature of the Center for Dance and Performing Arts Akropoditi, in Synama Festival #1 of Liminal Access Force, in MPART of the Performing Arts Mill, in Flux Laboratory Athens and in Moving Ground Project.

Despina Sanida-Krezia lives and works in Athens as a dancer, performer and choreographer. She is a graduate of the State School of Orchestral Art. As a dancer and performer, she has collaborated with many visual artists and choreographers from Greece and abroad. As a creator and co-creator she has presented works at P.A.R.T.S. (Brussels), Flux Laboratory, PCAI and MIR Festival. She is a member of the artistic duo VIGIL. Her radio show, slug shake, is hosted by Stegi Radio.

The dancer Theano Xydia attended the Music School of Pallini and studied at the State School of Orchestral Art. She has worked with various choreographers in Greece and abroad, in different fields (dance, theatre, cinema, visual arts). Since 2019, she is a member of Griffon dance co. She is also a founding member of the dance collective “Underscore” that runs the artistic space M54.