Eija Ranta is a movement artist creating movement performances, interventions, video and sound works. Her works are built around the relationship between the performer and the viewer from a bodily perspective. Her goal is to explore new ways to present the infinitely interesting movement of a human body in its fragility and vulnerability.
She holds a Master of Arts (2018) from Aalto University School of Art and Design in Helsinki and Master of Performing Arts (2008) from St. Petersburg State Academy of Theater Arts in Russia. She has also studied physical theater at The Commedia School in Copenhagen, and modern and contemporary dance, and choreography at Dance New Amsterdam in New York.
Eija Ranta currently lives and works in Finland.